Chief John Big Tree

Chief John Big Tree

Highest Rated: 100% Stagecoach (1939)

Lowest Rated: 80% Unconquered (1947)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Best known for having posed for the famous Indian head nickel, Chief John Big Tree (real name Isaac John) enjoyed a screen career lasting 1915-1950. Among his countless Westerns, large and small, Big Tree played important roles in the controversial The Spirit of '76 (1917) and such epics as The Big Trail (1930), Drums Along the Mohawk (1939), and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Devil's Doorway Thundercloud 1950
95% She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Pony That Walks 1949
80% Unconquered Actor 1947
80% Western Union Chief Spotted Horse 1941
No Score Yet Hudson's Bay Chief 1941
No Score Yet Too Many Girls Chief 1940
No Score Yet Brigham Young Big Elk 1940
96% Destry Rides Again Indian 1939
82% Drums Along the Mohawk Blue Back 1939
No Score Yet Susannah of the Mounties Chief 1939
100% Stagecoach Indian Scout 1939
No Score Yet The Girl of the Golden West Indian Chief 1938
93% Lost Horizon Porter 1937
No Score Yet Maid of Salem Indian 1937
No Score Yet Hills of Old Wyoming Chief Big John Tree 1937
No Score Yet The Singing Vagabond White Eagle 1935
No Score Yet The Cat's Paw Chinese Guard 1934
No Score Yet Fighting Caravans Indian at Opening Scene 1931
100% The Big Trail Actor 1930
No Score Yet Ranson's Folly Chief Standing Bear 1926
80% The Iron Horse Cheyenne Chief 1924
No Score Yet Primitive Lover Indian Chief 1922


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