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Chief Yowlachie , born Daniel Simmons (August 15, 1891 - March 7, 1966), was a Native American actor from the Yakima tribe in the U.S. state of Washington, known for playing supporting roles and bit parts in numerous films.
He was born in
Yakima, Washington, and died in Los Angeles, California.
Some of his television appearances include "War Horse", an episode of
and "Rope of Lies", an episode of The Lone Ranger . He appeared twice on the early series, The Virginian , starring The Range Rider Jock Mahoney and Dick Jones.
He appeared as the
Apache Geronimo in the 1950s syndicated television series , starring and narrated by Stories of the Century Jim Davis as a fictional railroad detective.
In 1962, Chief Yowlachie played "The Great Chief" in the episode "The Black Robe" of
NBC's western series, . In the story line, The Tall Man Governor Lew Wallace of the New Mexico Territory, played by Robert Burton, tries to thwart a French foreign agent from supplying arms to the Mescalero Apaches in a murky plot to reoccupy Mexico. Slim Pickens appears in this episode as Starr and Martin Landau as Father Gueschim, a Roman Catholic priest. [1 ]
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