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      Michael Horse

      Michael Horse

      Highest Rated: 69% Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

      Lowest Rated: 24% Passenger 57 (1992)

      Birthday: Dec 21, 1951

      Birthplace: Arizona, USA

      Michael Horse is a character actor whose roles have frequently emphasized his Native American heritage. Straight out of the gate, in his first screen role, Horse was cast as Tonto in "The Legend of the Lone Ranger," the 1981 western film version of the legendary radio and TV program that was not at all well-received, despite appearances by respected actors like Jason Robards and Christopher Lloyd (The film even earned a few Razzie Awards). Horse's roles through the decade, mainly playing Indians, did not fare much better, though they weren't nearly as visible as "The Lone Ranger" film. In 1990, however, Horse landed a recurring role on David Lynch's brief but culturally pervasive crime mystery, "Twin Peaks," playing Deputy Tommy "Hawk" Hill, appearing in 28 episodes over the series' two seasons. Horse's scenes were cut from the 1992 film prequel, "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me," but that same year, he earned a supporting part in the successful Wesley Snipes airplane crime thriller, "Passenger 57," playing the curiously-named Forget. In 2002, Horse provided the voice of Little Creek's Friend for the Dreamworks animated movie "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron," but otherwise, his film projects have been marginal. On television, he has found numerous recurring roles, most substantially as Andrew One Sky on the drama "North of 60" (from 1995 to 1997) and as Mike Proudfoot on the comedy "Sons of Tuscon" in 2010. Horse is also an artist, who specializes in Native American themed paintings and jewelry.

      Highest rated movies

      Dead Ant The Call of the Wild
      House of Cards
      Passenger 57

      Photos

      Hell on Wheels, Common (L), Michael Horse (R), 'Bear Man', Season 4, Ep. #6, 09/06/2014, ©AMC THE LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER, Klinton Spilsbury, (as The Lone Ranger), Michael Horse, (as Tonto), 1981. THE LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER, Jason Robards, Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, 1981. THE LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER, Klinton Spilsbury, (as The Lone Ranger), Michael Horse, (as Tonto), 1981. THE LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER, from left: Michael Horse, Kointon Spilsbury, 1981. ©Universal Pictures DEAD ANT, FROM LEFT: DANNY WOODBURN, MICHAEL HORSE, 2017. © CINEDIGM Michael Horse at arrivals for DEAD ANT World Premiere at Screamfest, TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman''s), Los Angeles, CA October 10, 2017. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection Michael Horse at arrivals for TWIN PEAKS Premiere, The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, CA May 19, 2017. Photo By: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      63% 89% The Call of the Wild Edenshaw (Character) $62.1M 2020
      64% 45% Dead Ant Bigfoot (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet 17% Bone Eater Storm Cloud (Character) - 2007
      69% 77% Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Little Creek's Friend (Voice) $73.2M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A.K.A. Birdseye Pete Longshadow (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Riders in the Storm Dirty Bob (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet 83% Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Dennis Banks (Character) - 1994
      60% 68% House of Cards Stoker (Character) $102.4K 1993
      24% 38% Passenger 57 Forget (Character) $42.9M 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rented Lips Bobby Leaping Mouse (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet 40% Deadly Weapon Indian Joe (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Avenging Josuah (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet 40% The Legend of the Lone Ranger Tonto (Character) - 1981

      TV

      Credit
      91% 78% The Blacklist Twamie Ullulaq (Guest Star) 2020
      90% 73% Claws Mac (Guest Star) 2019
      94% 83% Twin Peaks: The Return Deputy Chief Tommy "Hawk" Hill (Character) 2017
      73% 90% Hell on Wheels Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      33% 40% Sons of Tucson Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet 90% Malcolm in the Middle Unknown (Guest Star) 2000 2002
      No Score Yet 73% Jackie Chan Mintab Leader (Guest Voice) 2001
      No Score Yet 97% The Wild Thornberrys Unknown (Guest Voice) 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thanks Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      74% 86% The X-Files Sheriff Charles Tskany (Guest Star) 1994
      78% 92% Twin Peaks Deputy Tommy "Hawk" Hill (Character) 1990-1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Guns of Paradise Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet 82% Amazing Stories Unknown (Character) 1986
      No Score Yet 82% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet 97% What's New Scooby-Doo? Leon Strongfeather (Guest Voice)