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Jay Silverheels helped make Tonto one of the most memorable characters in TV history. The loyal and trustworthy companion to the Lone Ranger was by his side from 1949 to 1957, during the entire run of the beloved western television series. It was the highest-rated TV show of the 50s and the first big hit for ABC. And really, where would Clayton Moore have been each week without Jay Silverheels by his side?