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James Young Deer (1876–1946)

James Young Deer was born on April 1, 1876 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as James Young Johnson. He was a director and actor, known for A Sioux Lover's Strategy (1911), Red Deer's Devotion (1911) and Red Wing's Gratitude (1909). He was married to Helen Gilchrist, Anomine Paige and Red Wing. He died on April 6, 1946 in New York City, New... See full bio »

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A Sioux Lover's Strategy
Red Deer's Devotion
Red Wing's Gratitude
A Cheyenne Brave
A Cheyenne Brave Director


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 1920/I The Stranger (as James Youngdeer)
 1920 Who Laughs Last (Short)
 1915 Just Tramps (Short)
 1914 The World at War (Short)
 1914 The Black Cross Gang (Short)
 1914 The Water Rats of London (Short)
 1913 The Savage (Short)
 1913 The Bullet's Mark (Short)
 1912 Silver Moon's Rescue (Short)
 1912 The Penalty Paid (Short)
 1912 Silver Wing's Two Suitors (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Unwilling Bride (Short)
 1911 A Sioux Lover's Strategy (Short)
 1911 Starlight's Necklace (Short)
 1911 Red Deer's Devotion (Short)
 1911 A Western Courtship (Short)
 1911 A Cowboy's Devotedness (Short)
 1910 The Yaqui Girl (Short)
 1910 Cowboy Justice (Short)
 1910 The Indian and the Maid (Short)
 1910 An Indian's Gratitude (Short)
 1910 A Cheyenne Brave (Short)
 1910 Under Both Flags (Short)
 1910 Ridin' Romance (Short)
 1909 Red Wing's Gratitude (Short)
 1909 The Falling Arrow (Short)
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James Youngdeer | Jim Youngdeer

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First documented film director of Native American ancestry. See more »



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