Jay Silverheels

Jay Silverheels

Born May 26, 1912
  • Actor
Jay Silverheels was a Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful Native American companion of the character, The Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series.

Jay Silverheels Stats


: Harold J. Smith, Harry Smith, Harold Smith, Harry Silversmith


: Actor


: Mohawk people


: Canada

Date of Birth

: May 26, 1912 (103 years old)

Place of Birth

: Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation

Date of Death

: Mar 5, 1980

Place of Death

: Calabasas

Cause of Death

: Stroke

Jay Silverheels Film Roles

  1. The Vanishing American
  2. The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold
  3. The Cowboy and the Indians
  4. Broken Arrow
  5. One Little Indian
    Jimmy Wolf
  6. Saskatchewan
  7. The Girl from Monterrey
    Fighter Tito Flores
  8. The Lone Ranger
  9. The Battle at Apache Pass
  10. War Arrow

Jay Silverheels Film Appearances

  1. Professional Bull Riders: 8 Seconds: Legendary Bulls

Jay Silverheels TV Starring Roles

  1. The Lone Ranger

Jay Silverheels TV Guest Roles

  1. Gray Wolf
    Chief Wild Horse
  2. Mountain of the Dead
  3. The Test
    Wild Horse
  4. Gentleman's Gentleman
    Pawnee Joe
  5. The Quietists
  6. The Path of the Serpent
  7. Valley of the Damned
    Jimmy One Eye
  8. Man on Horseback
    Charley Red Cloud
  9. The Hank and the Indian War
    Great Bear
  10. The Brady Braves
    Chief Eagle Cloud
Jay Silverheels