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Jim Thorpe rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorpe's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the action movie "Air Mail" (1932) with Pat O'Brien, "My Pal, the King" (1932) and "White Eagle" (1932). He also appeared in the Randolph Scott western "Wild Horse Mesa" (1932), "Code of the Mounted" (1935) and "She" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the eighties, appearing in "Wildcat Trooper" (1936), the Frank Morgan western "Henry Goes Arizona" (1939) and the Ben Johnson western "Wagonmaster" (1950). Thorpe had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties and the nineties, including "The British Open" (ABC, 1985-86), "That's Life!" (1986) starring Jack Lemmon and "State of Emergency" (HBO, 1993-94). His credits also expanded to "Forget Paris" with Billy Crystal (1995) and "Her Last Chance" (NBC, 1995-96). Most recently, Thorpe worked on "Wanted" (Cinemax, 1999-2000).

Jim Thorpe rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorpe's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the action movie "Air Mail" (1932) with Pat O'Brien, "My Pal, the King" (1932) and "White Eagle" (1932). He also appeared in the Randolph Scott western "Wild Horse Mesa" (1932), "Code of the Mounted" (1935) and "She" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the eighties, appearing in "Wildcat Trooper" (1936), the Frank Morgan western "Henry Goes Arizona" (1939) and the Ben Johnson western "Wagonmaster" (1950). Thorpe had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties and the nineties, including "The British Open" (ABC, 1985-86), "That's Life!" (1986) starring Jack Lemmon and "State of Emergency" (HBO, 1993-94). His credits also expanded to "Forget Paris" with Billy Crystal (1995) and "Her Last Chance" (NBC, 1995-96). Most recently, Thorpe worked on "Wanted" (Cinemax, 1999-2000).

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1.
 Wagon Master (1950) Indian chief
2.
 White Heat (1949) Guard
3.
 Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1949) Assistant coach
4.
 Outlaw Trail (1944) Spike
5.
 Prairie Schooners (1940) Chief Sanche
6.
 Arizona Frontier (1940) Grey Cloud
7.
 Man from Texas (1939)
8.
 Henry Goes Arizona (1939) Indian
9.
 Start Cheering (1938) Head linesman
10.
 Green Light (1937) Indian
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