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Chief Thunderbird (1866–1946)

Chief Thunderbird was born on August 6, 1866 as Richard Davis Thunderbird. He is known for his work on Wild West Days (1937), Cyclone of the Saddle (1935) and Laughing Boy (1934). He died on April 6, 1946 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Wild West Days
Wild West Days Chief Red Hatchet
Cyclone of the Saddle
Laughing Boy
Laughing Boy Laughing Boy's Father
Battling with Buffalo Bill
Battling with Buffalo Bill Chief Thunder Bird


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 1944 The Falcon Out West
Eagle Feather (uncredited)
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Indian (uncredited)
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Indian (uncredited)
 1939 Geronimo
Chief Eskiminzu (uncredited)
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Indian (uncredited)
 1937 Wild West Days
Chief Red Hatchet
 1936 For the Service
Chief Big Bear
 1936 The Country Beyond
Indian (uncredited)
 1936 Silly Billies
Chief Cyclone
 1936/I Custer's Last Stand
Rain-in-Face (as Chick Davis)
 1935 Annie Oakley
Chief Sitting Bull (as Chief Thunder Bird)
 1935 Cyclone of the Saddle
High Hawk (as Chick Davis)
 1935 Rustlers of Red Dog
Indian Chief (uncredited)
 1934 Laughing Boy
Laughing Boy's Father
 1934 Massacre
Indian (uncredited)
 1932 Heroes of the West
Chief Thunder Bird
 1931 Battling with Buffalo Bill
Chief Thunder Bird
 1930 The Indians Are Coming
Chief Yellow Snake (uncredited)
 1923 The Covered Wagon
Indian (uncredited)
 1914 The Perils of Pauline
Indian (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Chief Thunder Bird | Chick Davis | Richard Davis

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