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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.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1947-12-17

Place of Birth Nofire Hollow - Oklahoma - USA

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Also Known As

  • Wesley Studie

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Directors(1 episode)
2017 Hostiles as Chief Yellow Hawk
2015 The Condemned 2 as Cyrus
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue as Windlifter
2014 Pie Lady of Pie Town as Narrator (voice)
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West as Cochise
2014 Penny Dreadful(9 episodes) as Kaetenay
2014 Road to Paloma as Numay
2013 Sugar as Bishop
2013 Battledogs as Captain Falcos
2013 Destination: Planet Negro! as Chief Bobby
2011 Hell on Wheels(3 episodes) as Chief Many Horses
2009 Avatar as Eytukan
2009 The Only Good Indian as Sam
2009 Call of the Wild as Hatcher
2009 Kings(13 episodes) as General Linus Abner
2009 The Undying as Lt. Frank Wascoe
2008 The Mentalist(1 episode) as Joeseph Silverwing
2008 Older Than America as Richard Two Rivers
2008 El camino as Dave
2008 Comanche Moon(3 episodes) as Buffalo Hump
2008 Three Priests as Ben
2007 Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee as Jack Wilson
2007 Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee as Wovoka
2006 The Trail Of Tears: Cherokee Legacy as Himself
2005 The New World as Opechancanough
2005 Miracle at Sage Creek
2005 Into the West(1 episode)
2005 Animal as Creeper
2004 A Thief Of Time as Joe Leaphorn
2003 Edge of America as Cuch
2003 Coyote Waits as Joe Leaphorn
2002 Skinwalkers as Lt. Joe Leaphorn
2002 Undisputed as Mingo Pace
2001 UC: Undercover(1 episode)
2001 Ice Planet as Commander Jonah Trager
1999 Mystery Men as Sphinx
1999 Soundman
1998 Deep Rising as Hanover
1997 The Killing Jar as Cameron
1996 Promised Land(1 episode)
1996 Crazy Horse as Red Cloud
1996 Lone Justice: Showdown at Plum Creek
1995 Heat as Detective Casals
1995 Streets of Laredo(3 episodes) as Famous Shoes
1994 Street Fighter as Victor Sagat
1993 Geronimo: An American Legend as Geronimo
1993 The Broken Chain as Seth / Chief / Speaker for the Tribes
1993 Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times(4 episodes)
1992 The Last of the Mohicans as Magua
1990 Dances with Wolves as Toughest Pawnee
1989 Powwow Highway as Buff

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