Jay Silverheels

May 26, 1912
Six Nations Reservation, Brantford, Ontario, Canada


A mixed-blood Mohawk Indian, Jay Silverheels was the son of a Canadian tribal chief. Silverheels excelled in sports during his youth and it was this prowess that brought him to Hollywood in 1938 as a stunt man. Though most of Silverheels' earliest film appearances went uncredited, it was difficult to ignore him in such roles as the Osceola boy in Key… More


Jay Silverheels Videos

True Grit
4 minutes 41 seconds
Broken Arrow
14 seconds
The Story Of Will Rogers
3 minutes 51 seconds
The Phantom
29 seconds

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