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From small-town Oklahoma native to internationally acclaimed actor and musician, Wes Studi credits his passion and multi-faceted background for his powerful character portrayals that forever changed a Hollywood stereotype. Within a few years of his arrival in Hollywood, Studi caught the attention of the public in Dances with Wolves (1990). In 1992... See full bio »

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7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

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Avatar Eytukan
(2009)
Heat
Heat Casals
(1995)
The New World
The New World Opechancanough
(2005)

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 2017 Palominas (pre-production)
Sam Jennings
 2017 Candles (announced)
Medicine Man Gray Hawk
 2017 Hostiles (filming)
Yellow Hawk
 2016 Stark Raving Normal (announced)
Russ (rumored)
 2016 Into the Fire (announced)
Fire Captain Don Knight
 2016 The Pipeline (post-production)
Samuel Horse
 2015 The Condemned 2
Cyrus Merrick
 2014 Road to Paloma
Numay
 2013 Destination Planet Negro
Native American Chief
 2013/I Sugar
Bishop
 2012 Being Flynn
Captain
 2011 1320
Prison Guard #5
 2010 Ink: A Tale of Captivity
King Philip
 2009 Avatar
Eytukan
 2009 21 and a Wake-Up
General Gleason
 2009 The Undying
Lt. Frank Wascoe
 2009 Call of the Wild
Hatcher
 2009 The Hunter's Moon
Cherokee Jack
 2008 Older Than America
Richard Two Rivers
 2008 Three Priests
Ben
 2008/III El camino
Dave
 2007 Cosmic Radio
Sherriff Mike Nighthorse
 2006 Seraphim Falls
Charon (as Wes Studie)
 2005 Miracle at Sage Creek
Chief Thomas
 2003 The Ugly One: Thor's Revenge
Father Mike
 2002 Undisputed
Mingo Pace
 2001 Christmas in the Clouds
Bingo Caller
 2001 Ice Planet
Commander Jonah Trager
 2000 Wind River
Pocatello
 1998 Soundman
Terry Leonard
 1997 The Killing Jar
Cameron
 1995 Lone Justice 2
One Horse
 1995 Heat
Casals
 1994 Wolfridge
 1991 The Doors
Indian in Desert
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Spoken word recordings include: "People of the Wolf" by W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal Gear; Audio Renaissance Tapes, Inc.; 3 hours, c1991. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wes Studie

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being in Street Fighter (1994)] This is a fun movie about a kind of fantasy land, sort of like Star Trek (1966).

Trivia:

Attended Chilocco Indian School in northern Oklahoma; studied at Tulsa Junior College. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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