Red River

Chief Yowlatchie as Two Jaw Quo in a publicity still for Red River (1948).  The Chief was born Daniel Simmons on the Yakima Indian Reservation in Washington state.  He began his show business career as an opera singer, and had 100 acting credits from 1923 to 1966,  His notable credits include The Paleface, Yellow Sky, Ma and Pa Kettle, Ma and Pa Kettle Go To Town, My Friend Irma, My Friend Irma Goes West, Annie Get Your Gun, Winchester 73, The Spirit of St Louis, episodes of Wagon Train and The Virginian, and an uncredited bit as a medicine man in Nevada Smith, his final film.  His part in Red River is perhaps the biggest of his career.

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