Michael Horse, was born in a Yaqui Native American reserve near Tucson, Arizona,U.S ,and is of Yaqui, Mescalero Apache, Zuni, Swedish, and Latino descent, is an American actor, jeweler, and ledger painter.He lived twenty years in Sun Valley, California .
His film debut came in the role of Tonto in the ill-fated 1981 film, The Legend of the Lone Ranger. Horse portrayed "Deputy Hawk", a Native American policeman, in the TV series Twin Peaks (1990–91) and also acted in Passenger 57 (1992), House of Cards (1993), the 1990s version of the television series The Untouchables (1993), and North of 60 (1995–97). He also appeared in the Thanks episode "Thanksgiving" in 1999, portraying Squanto. He appeared as "Deputy Owen Blackwood" in four episodes of the first season of Roswell (1999). Horse also appeared as "Sheriff Tskany" in The X-Files episode "Shapes" in 1994. Michael Horse portrayed American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Dennis Banks in the 1994 TNT movie Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee. Eight years later, he lent his voice to Little Creek's friend in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. He portrayed Mike Proudfoot on Sons of Tucson.