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Wes Studi
Birthday: 1947-12-17
Wesley "Wes" Studi (born December 17, 1947) is an American Cherokee actor, who has earned notability for his portrayals of Native Americans in film. He has appeared in well-received Academy Award-winning films, such as Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves, Michael Mann's The Last of the Mohicans, the award-winning Geronimo: An American Legend and the Academy Award-nominated film The New World (2005). He most recently portrayed General Linus Abner (an analogue to the biblical Abner) in the NBC series Kings, and Eytukan in James Cameron's box office blockbuster Avatar.
Career History
Being Produced
2022
A Love Song as Lito
Bonnie as Self
2020
Soul as Counselor Jerry (voice)
2019
Badland as Harlan Red
A Dog's Way Home as Captain Mica
2017
Hostiles as Chief Yellow Hawk
2015
Ronnie BoDean as Ronnie BoDean
The Condemned 2 as Cyrus
2014
Pie Lady of Pie Town as Narrator (voice)
Road to Paloma as Numay
Planes: Fire & Rescue as Windlifter
2013
Battledogs as Captain Falcos
Sugar as Bishop
2012
Being Flynn as Captain
2011
The Dome of Heaven as DeWayne Moses
2010
A Good Day to Die as Himself - Actor; Cherokee
Reel Injun as Himself
2009
The Undying as Lt. Frank Wascoe
Call of the Wild as Hatcher
Avatar as Eytukan
2008
Three Priests as Ben
El Camino as Dave
Older Than America as Richard Two Rivers
2007
Cosmic Radio as Sherriff Mike Nighthorse
2006
2005
Miracle at Sage Creek as Chief Thomas
The New World as Opechancanough
Animal as Creeper
2004
A Thief Of Time as Joe Leaphorn
2003
Coyote Waits as Joe Leaphorn
Edge of America as Cuch
2002
Skinwalkers as Lt. Joe Leaphorn
Undisputed as Mingo Pace
Superfire as Joe Nighttrail
2001
Christmas in the Clouds as Bingo Caller
Ice Planet as Commander Jonah Trager
2000
Wind River as Pocatello
1999
Soundman as Terry Leonard
Mystery Men as Sphinx
1998
Deep Rising as Hanover
1997
1996
1995
Heat as Detective Casals
1994
Street Fighter as Victor Sagat
1993
The Broken Chain as Seth / Chief / Speaker for the Tribes
1992
1991
The Doors as Indian in Desert
1990
Dances with Wolves as Toughest Pawnee
1989
Powwow Highway as Buff
1988
Longarm as The Ute