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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 February 1985Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
Birth NameTatanka Wanbli Sapa Xila Sabe Means
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tatanka Means was born on February 19, 1985 in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA as Tatanka Wanbli Sapa Xila Sabe Means. He is known for his work on A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), Saints & Strangers (2015) and Tiger Eyes (2012).

Trivia (15)

His name means "Male Buffalo" in Lakota, he speaks Lakota.
He was the 2001 USA National Boxing Champion at age of 16.
His skills include horseback riding and powwow dancing.
He is featured in 2006 Indian Male calendar.
He is the son of American Indian activist and actor Russell Means.
His mother's name is Gloria.
Has a half brother named Scott.
His younger brother is Nataani Nez Means
First cousin of Jeremiah Bitsui.
He is a professional stand-up comedian.
He is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge South Dakota.
He was raised in Chinle, AZ on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation.
Won Best Actor in a Leading Role award at the Red Nation Film Festival (2012) for his role as Wolf in Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes.
Won Best Actor award at the Dreamspeakers Film Festival for his role as Jim Sundell in Derby Kings (2013).
Won Best Actor award at the Nevada International Film Festival for his role as Jim Sundell in Derby Kings (2013).

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