Jay Silverheels

Actor, Amateur boxer, Harness racing driver
Son of a Mohawk chief who entered film in the late 1940s, and made his mark as Tonto in both the TV series and film versions of "The Lone Ranger".
Born: 05/25/1912 in Brantford, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (32)

One Little Indian 1973 (Movie)

Jimmy Wolf (Actor)

Cat Ballou 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Santee 1972 (Movie)

John Crow (Actor)

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing 1972 (Movie)

The Chief (Actor)

Smith 1969 (Movie)

McDonald Lasheway (Actor)

Alias Jesse James 1958 (Movie)

Tonto (Actor)

The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold 1958 (Movie)

Tonto (Actor)

The Lone Ranger 1949 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lone Ranger 1956 (Movie)

Tonto (Actor)

Four Guns to the Border 1954 (Movie)

Yaqui (Actor)

Saskatchewan 1954 (Movie)

Cajou (Actor)

Drums Across the River 1953 (Movie)

Taos (Actor)

War Arrow 1953 (Movie)

Santanta (Actor)

Broken Arrow 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sand 1949 (Movie)

(Actor)

Key Largo 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Captain from Castile (Movie)

Coatl (Actor)

Family Honeymoon (Movie)

Elevator boy (Actor)

Fury at Furnace Creek (Movie)

Little Dog (Actor)

Last of the Comanches (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Lust for Gold (Movie)

Walter (Actor)

Northern Pursuit (Movie)

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Northwest Outpost (Movie)

Indian Scout (Actor)

Red Mountain (Movie)

Little Crow (Actor)

The Battle at Apache Pass (Movie)

Geronimo (Actor)

The Cowboy and the Indians (Movie)

Lakohna (Actor)

The Feathered Serpent (Movie)

Diego (Actor)

The Story of Will Rogers (Movie)

Joe Arrow (Actor)

The Vanishing American (Movie)

Beeteia (Actor)

Unconquered (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Valley of the Sun (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Yellow Sky (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Biography

Son of a Mohawk chief who entered film in the late 1940s, and made his mark as Tonto in both the TV series and film versions of "The Lone Ranger".

Bonus Trivia

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Posthumously inducted into the First Americans in the Arts Hall of Honor in 1998

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