Jay Silverheels


Jay Silverheels


Jay Silverheels' Film Credits

Alias Jesse James (1959) as Tonto
Black Dakotas, The (1954) as Black Buffalo
Battle at Apache Pass (1952) as Geronimo
Brave Warrior (1952) as Tecumseh
Broken Arrow (1950) as Geronimo
Canyon Passage (1946) as Indian who breaks mandolin
Captain from Castille (1947) as Coatl
Cat Ballou (1971) TV Series as Indian Chief
Cowboy and the Indians, The (1949) as Lakohna
Cyclone Fury (1951) as an Indian (stock footage from Laramie (1949)
Daredevils of the West (1943) as Kiaga (as Harry Smith)
Different Drum, A (1974) as Jim Swift Hands
Drums Across the River (1954) as Taos
Family Honeymoon (1948) as the elevator boy
Feathered Serpent, The (1948) as Diego, the thug with the knife
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Yaqui
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Little Dog
Gas House Kids Go West (1947) as ____
Girl from Monterey (1943) as a fighter named Tito Flores(as Harry Smith)
Good Morning Judge (1943) as an Indian (as Harry Smith)
Half-Breed, The (1952) as an Apache
Haunted Harbor (1944) as a native (in chapters 11 & 12) (aka as Pirates' Harbor)
Hudson's Bay (1941) as ____ (as Harry Smith)
I Am An American (1944) as an Indian
Indian Paint (1963) as Chief Hevatanu
Jack McCall Desperado (1943) as Red Cloud
Jungle Girl (1941) as Lion Man Guard (in chapters 2, 3 & 15)
Key Largo (1948) as John Osceola
Laramie (1949) as Running Wolf
Laramie Mountains (1952) as Running Wolf (aka Mountain Desperadoes)
Last of the Comanches (1952) as an Indian (aka as The Sabre and the Arrow)
Last Round Up, The (1947) as Sam Luther (Silverheels Smith)
Lone Ranger, The (1966) TV series as the voice of Tonto
Lone Ranger, The (1949) TV series as Tonto
Lone Ranger, The (1956) as Tonto
Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold, The (1958) as Tonto
Lost in a Harem (1944) as guard at the execution
Lust for Gold (1949) as Deputy Walter
Make A Wish (1937) as ____ (as Harold Smith)
Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, The (1973) as the Chief
Masterson of Kansas (1954) as Yellow Hawk
Nebraskan, The (1953) as Spotted Bear
Northern Pursuit (1943) as an Indian
Northwest Outpost (1947) as an Indian scout (aka End of the Rainbow)
One Little Indian (1973) as Jimmy Wolf
Passage to Marseille (1944) as sailor crewman on boat deck
Pathfinder, The (1953) as Chingachgook
Perils of Nyoka (1942) as a Tuareg tribesman
Phantom, The (1943) as a Astari Warrior (in chapters 9 & 10)
Phynx, The (1947) as Jay Silverheels
Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966) TV series as Great Bear
Prairie, The (1947) as Running Deer
Pursuit of Treasure (1970) as ____
Raiders of the Border (1944) as Indian at the trading post
Red Mountain (1951) as Little Crow
Return to Warbow (1958) as Joe
Romance of the West (1946) as Young Bear
Sand (1949) as an Indian (aka as Will James' Sand)
Santee (1973) as John Crow
Saskatchewan (1954) as Cajou (aka O'Rourke of the Royal Mounted)
Sea Hawk, The (1940) as an Indian scout
Singin' in the Corn (1946) as an Indian brave
Singin' Spurs (1948) as Abel
Smith! (1969) as MacDonald Lasheway
Song of the Drifter (1948) as ____
Song of India (1949) as ____
Song of the Sarong (1945) as a spearman
Story of Will Rogers, The (1952) as Joe Arrow
Tahiti Nights (1944) as Lua
This Woman is Mine (1941) as Indian marauder (aka as Fury at Sea)
Tigerwoman, The (1944) as a native in shack shoot-out in chapter 7 (as Harry Smith)
Too Many Girls (1940) as an Indian
Trail of the Yukon (1949) as Poleon
True Grit (1969) as a condemned man at the hanging
Unconquered (1947) as an Indian
Valley of the Sun (1942) as an Indian
Vanishing American, The (1955) as Beeteia
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Geronimo
War Arrow (1953) as Satanta
Western Union (1941) as ____
Wide Wide World (1955) in "The Western" (1958)
Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Benders (aka Thunder Across the Pacific)
Yankee Buccaneer (1952) as the lead warrior
Yellow Sky (1948) as an Indian

Jay Silverheels' Other TV Guest Appearances

"Brady Bunch, The" (1969) playing Chief Eagle Cloud  in "Brady Braves" 10/1/71
"Wagon Train" (1957) as Serpent in "Path of the Serpent" 2/8/61
"Rawhide" (1959) as Pawnee Joe in "The Gentleman's Gentleman" 12/15/61
"Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) as Charley Red Cloud in "Man on Horseback" 12/5/59 
"Virginian, The" (1962) as Den'Gwatzi in "The Heritage" 10/30/68  
"Cannon" (1971) as "Jimmy One Eye" in episode: "Valley of the Damned" 12/5/1973
"Cat Ballou" (1971) as Indian Chief in t.v. pilot
"The Rounders" (1966) as John Tallgrass in "Don't Buffalo Me" 10/4/1966
"Texas John Slaughter" (1958) as Natchez in "Apache Friendship" 02/19/60 
"Texas John Slaughter" (1958) as Natchez in "Kentucky Gunslick" 02/26/60 
"Texas John Slaughter" (1958) as Chief Natchez in "Geronimo's Revenge" 03/04/60 
"Gunslinger" (1961) as Hopi Indian in "The Recruit" 03/23/61 
"Wide Wide World" (1955) as Jay Silverheels in "The Western" in 1958
"Laramie" (1959) as _____ in "The Day of the Savage" 03/13/62 
"Branded" (1965) as Wild Horse in "The Test" 02/07/65
"Daniel Boone" (1964) as Chenrogan in "Mountain of the Dead" 12/17/1964 
"Daniel Boone" (1964) as Latawa in "The Quietists" 02/25/65 
"Daniel Boone" (1964) as Sashona in "The Christmas Story" 12/23/65 
"Pistols 'n' Petticoats" (1966) as Great Bear in "Hank and the Indian War" 10/15/66
"Pistols 'n' Petticoats" (1966) as Great Bear in "Beware the Hangman" 01/21/67
"Cade's County" (1971) as _____ in "Gray Wolf" 10/31/71 
"Frontier Circus" (1961) as Chief Red Cloud in "Dr. Sam" 10/26/1961 
"Pistols n' Petticoats" (1966) as Great Bear in "Far Out West" (pilot episode) and other episodes
"Love, American Style" (1969) as ____ in "Love and the Test of Manhood" 2/11/1972 
"Dusty's Trail" (1973) as Indian Chief in "Pechango Berries"
"Mike Douglas Show, The" (1961) as Jay Silverheels in (maybe 3/10/1970)?
"Rescue 8" (1958) as Charlie in "Leap of Life" 1/06/1960 
"Gentle Ben"(1967) as Willie Sam Gopher in "Invasion of Willie Sam Gopher" 10/15/1968 
"Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show, The" (1974) as Jay Silverheels
"Psychiatrist, The" (1971) as Indian medicine man in "The Longer Trail" 02/24/1971

Jay passed away on March 5, 1980 and his ashes were scattered on the Six Nations Indian Reserve, Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

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Last updated: June 29, 2010

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