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CHIEF THUNDERCLOUD BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Chief Thundercloud was born on April 12th, 1899 Muskogee, Indian Territory, USA which is now known as Oklahoma City.  His birth name was Victor Daniels and he was the first of nine children born to parents Dark Cloud and Morning Star.

Thundercloud was raised on a ranch in Arizona and went on to college at the University of Arizona in Tucson.  He was very athletic and also excelled in his studies.
 
After he graduated from college he found work  on cattle ranches, rodeos, a mining foreman and even got involved in boxing before deciding to relocate to Hollywood in the late 1920's.
 
His interest in the entertainment industry began first with trying to make a career out of singing tribal songs and working in the film industry as a stuntman.  In 1938, he took on the character role of, Tonto, in a serial called, "The Lone Ranger" and then it's sequel, "The Lone Ranger Rides Again" (1939).  It was this character he portrayed that earned him his stardom in the industry.  He also played the lead role in a Paramount film called, "Geronimo" (1939).
 
Thundercloud married once to Frances Delmar, a former singer, and passed away rather young at the age of fifty six on December 1st, 1955, after receiving surgery for stomach cancer in Ventura County, California on November 30th, 1955.  He was survived by his wife and their two children.  He was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. 
 
 
Filmography

1952  Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory  
1952  The Half-Breed 
1951  Santa Fe 
1950  A Ticket to Tomahawk 
1950  Davy Crockett
1950  The Traveling Saleswoman 
1950  Ambush  
1950  Colt .45 
1949  Call of the Forest
1947  Unconquered  
1946  Romance of the West 
1946  Badman's Territory 
1946  The Phantom Rider
1945  Nob Hill
1944  Outlaw Trail
1944  Sonora Stagecoach 
1944  Buffalo Bill 
1944  The Fighting Seabees  
1943  Daredevils of the West
1943  The Law Rides Again 
1942  Wild Bill Hickok Rides
1942  Lady in a Jam 
1942  King of the Stallions 
1942  My Gal Sal
1941  Western Union 
1941  Hudson's Bay 
1941  Silver Stallion Freshwater
1940  Young Buffalo
1940  Murder on the Yukon 
1940  Typhoon Kehi
1940  Wyoming Lightfoot
1940  Hi-Yo Silver
1940  North West Mounted Police 
1939  Union Pacific
1939  The Cat and the Canary 
1939  The Lone Ranger Rides Again
1938  Flaming Frontiers
1938  The Lone Ranger 
1938  The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
1937  Renfrew of the Royal Mounted
1937  The Plainsman
1936  For the Service 
1936  Custer's Last Stand
1936  Ride, Ranger, Ride 






Matinee Classics - The Lone Ranger Rides Again starring Robert Livingston, Chief Thundercloud, Duncan Renaldo, Jinx Falken, Ralph Dunn and J. Farrell MacDonald
Matinee Classics - Renegade Girl starring Ann Savage, Alan Curtis, Edward Brophy, Russell Wade, Jack Holt, Claudia Drake, Ray 'Crash' Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Chief Thundercloud and Edmund Cobb
Matinee Classics - Renfrew of the Royal Mounted starring James Newill, Carol Hughes, William Royle, Herbert Corthell, Kenneth Harlan, Dickie Jones, Chief Thundercloud, William Austin, Donald Reed and Lightning
Matinee Classics - Ride Ranger Ride starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes, Monte Blue, George J. Lewis, Max 'Alibi' Terhune, Robert E. Homans, Lloyd Whitlock, Chief Thundercloud and The Tennessee Ramblers
Matinee Classics - Rustlers of Red Dog starring Johnny Mack Brown, Joyce Compton, Raymond Hatton, Walter Miller, Harry Woods, Fred MacKaye, William Desmond, Charles K. Franch, J.P. McGowan, Lafe McKee, Edmund Cobb, Chief Thundercloud, Chief Many Treaties and Jim Thorpe
Matinee Classics - Silver Stallion starring David Sharpe, Janet Waldo, LeRoy Mason, Thornton Edwards, Chief Thundercloud, Walter Long, Janet Waldo, Fred Hoose, Thunder, Black Jack and Boots
Matinee Classics - The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok starring William 'Wild Bill' Elliott, Monte Blue, Carole Wayne, Frankie Darro, Dickie Jones, Sammy McKim, Kermit Maynard, Roscoe Ates, Monte Collins, Reed Hadley, Chief Thundercloud, Ray Mala, Robert Fiske, Walter Mills, J.P. McGowan and Eddie Waller


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