Date of Birth:
15 August 1891
Chief Yowlachie played in 1 movies in the Family, Western, Music genres.
Chief Yowlachie didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 2.7.
A member of the Yakima tribe in Washington state, Chief Yowlachie (whose real name was Daniel Simmons) began his show-business career as, believe it or not, an opera singer, and spent many years in that profession. In the 1920s he switched to films, and over the next 25 or so years he played everything from rampaging Apache chiefs to comic-relief sidekicks. A large, round-faced man, his distinctive voice - a deep, resonant bass somewhat resembling Bluto's in the old "Popeye" cartoons - was insta... Read more