From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
Tracker Cheney is a character in Django Unchained played by Tom Savini. He is one of the runaway slave trackers in the movie. The others are Tracker Jake played by Jake Garber and Tracker Catfish played by James Parks.
Originally called Tracker Stue, the character was changed to "Cheney" as tribute to horror movie actor Lon Chaney.