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Also Known As: Harold J Smith, Harry "Silverheels" Smith, Silverheels Smith Died: March 5, 1980
Born: May 26, 1912 Cause of Death: complications from pneumonia
Birth Place: Brantford, Ontario, CA Profession: actor, amateur boxer, harness racing driver

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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."

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."

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Smith! (1969) Dir indian actors workshop

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 One Little Indian (1973) Jimmy Wolf
2.
 Santee (1973) John Crow
3.
 The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (1973) The Chief
4.
 The Phynx (1970)
5.
 Smith! (1969) McDonald Lasheway
6.
 Indian Paint (1965) Chief Hevatanu
7.
8.
 Return to Warbow (1958) Indian Joe
10.
 The Lone Ranger (1956) Tonto
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Notes

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

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