1997 Harry Tonto Smith Jay Silverheels

Harry Tonto Smith
Veteran  -  1997

Harry "Tonto" Smith   was born on the Six Nations Reserve, Ohsweken, Ontario and was one of four brothers (Russell, Don, and Sydney) who played as a unit on several teams during the 1930's including the Hornell Bears, Toronto Tecumsehs, Akron Tornadoes, and the Atlantic City Americans.

Known as a swift runner, top scorer, and prolific checker, Harry joined the Hollywood Club in 1937 when an All-American pro league was formed; however, his playing days ended when he turned to acting under the stage name of Jay Silverheels. 

He might be best known for playing the role of Tonto in the Lone Ranger.