Alfredo Silva

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Alfredo Silva is a current sixth-generation circus performer, best known for his knife throwing act in the duo Deadly Games with wife Anna Silva. The act appeared on the hit TV show America's Got Talent, Season 11 in 2016[1] and was eliminated in the semifinals round.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Alfredo was born in 1982 in São Paulo, Brazil and currently resides in Las Vegas. Growing up in a family of fellow performers, he studied magic, juggling and even mastered the Globe of Death, before eventually making a career out of his true passion, knife throwing.

“I was born in the circus. I’m a sixth-generation circus performer so I pretty much had no choice" - Alfredo Silva[3]

Performances and appearances[edit]

  • 2017, Zombie Burlesque, (Las Vegas), Knife Throwing
  • 2017, V - The Ultimate Variety Show (Las Vegas), Knife Throwing
  • 2016, VEGAS! The Show, (Las Vegas), Knife Throwing
  • 2016, America's Got Talent Season 11, (Las Vegas), Deadly Games Act[4]
  • 2015, TABOO by Franco Dragone, (Macau), Specialty Artist - Knife Thrower
  • 2010, The Great Euro Circus, (Australia), Host, Ring Master, Juggler, Knife Thrower and Globe of Death Team Leader
  • 2008, The Great Moscow Circus, (Russia), Juggler, Knife Thrower and Globe of Death Team Leader


  1. ^ "'America's Got Talent' exclusive: Alfredo Silva from Deadly Games on knife-throwing, danger, making semifinals". 2016-08-01. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  2. ^ America's Got Talent (2016-08-30), Deadly Games: Sexy Danger Act Captivates the Audience - America's Got Talent 2016, retrieved 2017-04-13
  3. ^ "Security Check Required". Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  4. ^ "Deadly Games -". NBC. Retrieved 2017-04-13.