(written from a Production point of view)
Silva made her film debut in the 1997 comedy Fools Rush In (with Maryann Plunkett). Silva's next film was the 2000 telefilm The '70s (with Jeannetta Arnette, David Gautreaux, Robert Joy, Tina Lifford, Kenneth Messeroll, Mark Rolston, Michael Rothhaar, and Jack Shearer). Silva next appeared in the 2002 chick-flick The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (with Fionnula Flanagan and David Lee Smith).
In 1998, Silva played a nun on Homicide: Life on the Street starring Michelle Forbes in "Something Sacred". In 2000, Silva worked again with Jack Shearer on ER in "Viable Options" with Lily Mariye. Next was CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the 2003 episode "Lucky Strike" (with Tracy Middendorf). Silva then appeared in Cold Case on which Roxann Dawson served as co-producer. Silva appeared in the 2004's "The Letter" (with Thomas Knickerbocker).