native/islander actors&actresses

by xcrazyxshionx | created - 16 Jun 2016 | updated - 11 Apr 2017 | Public

1. Mizuo Peck

Actress | Night at the Museum

Mizuo Peck was born on August 18, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

Cherokee

2. Forrest Goodluck

Actor | The Revenant

Making his big screen debut, Forrest Goodluck appears opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson and Will Poulter in FOX's epic drama, "The Revenant." Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the movie centers on legendary hunter, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is left for dead by...

Navajo, Mandan, Hidatsa & Tsimshian Nations

3. Ashley Callingbull

Actress | Blackstone

Ashley Callingbull is a Cree First Nations woman from Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta.

She appears in the Gemini award winning television series Blackstone. Ashley is also featured in CBC's 8th Fire Series and the Catch The Dream series. The loss of some very close family members have led Ashley to ...

Cree Nation

4. Q'orianka Kilcher

Actress | The New World

At fourteen years old, Q'orianka Kilcher emerged into the front ranks of young actresses with her portrayal of Pocahontas opposite Colin Farrell and Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's 'The New World', an epic about the encounter between English and North American societies in the early 1600s. Her ...

Quechua & Huachipaeri Nations

5. Misty Upham

Actress | August: Osage County

Misty Anne Upham, born in Kallispell, Montana, grew up in south Seattle, the fourth of five children. She began her career at the age of thirteen when she joined a community theater group, Red Eagle Soaring. What began as a summer workshop soon turned into a full-time job. By the age of fourteen ...

Blackfeet Nation

6. Booboo Stewart

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Booboo Stewart was thrust into the spotlight with his winning the coveted role of Seth Clearwater in the The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and reprising the role in both The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012). At age 10 Booboo began his...

7. Alex Meraz

Actor | The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Alex Meraz was born on January 10, 1985 in Mesa, Arizona, USA as Alejandro Meraz. He is an actor and writer, known for The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and Suicide Squad (2016). He has been married to Kim since December 31, 2007. They have two children.

Tarascan Nation

8. Chaske Spencer

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Chaske (pronounced Chess-Kay) Spencer was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He lived through his childhood in Montana, Kooskia (pronounced Kooskie), Idaho, Lapwai and Lewiston Idaho. (Lapwai and Lewiston are 20 min apart) He has two younger sisters. His mom is a teacher at a local Alternative High ...

Lakota, Nez Perce, Cherokee, & Creek Nations

9. Gil Birmingham

Actor | Twilight

Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, best known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series. Birmingham was born in San Antonio, Texas. His family moved frequently during his childhood, due to his father's career in the military. He learned to play the...

Comanche Nation

10. Jay Tavare

Actor | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Jay Tavare describes himself best when he says he is a storyteller and a citizen of the world.

Jay's acting performances in several Oscar winning films--with some of our era's most talented and acclaimed directors and actors--are the natural outcome of his eclectic life experiences and the direct ...

White Mountain Apache and Navajo Nations

11. Kimberly Guerrero

Actress | Blood & Oil

A native Oklahoman and graduate of UCLA, Kimberly enjoys a career in entertainment as an actor, writer and director and also works with tribal communities throughout North America as a public speaker and advocate promoting both personal and community development. Though she has several film and ...

Colville, Salish-Kootenai, & Cherokee Nations

12. Marisa Quintanilla

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

A dedicated performer, visual artist, & creative producer, Marisa is best known for her role as "Huilen" - a pivotal character in the Box Office hit Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

She is a graduate of the esteemed Brown University, and as part of her Ivy League undergraduate experience she had...

Lipan Apache Nation

13. Roseanne Supernault

Actress | Blackstone

Roseanne Supernault is an Actress originally from East Prairie Metis Settlement, Canada. Born in northern Alberta to a Politician Father and Artist Mother, her eclectic upbringing included classical training in art, theatre, and dance; practicing and sustaining her cultural hunting & land rights as...

Cree & Metis Nations

14. Shauna Baker

Actress | Drunktown's Finest

Canadian born, Shauna Baker was raised by her Dené Grandmother on a reservation in northern Canada. Shauna was extensively involved in business before her entertainment career began. Despite her success in the corporate world, she instinctively knew she was not following her dreams. Shauna started ...

Carrier Dene Nation

15. Will Finley

Actor | The Bold and the Beautiful

Will Finley is an actor, known for The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), NCIS (2003) and JAG (1995).

Cherokee Nation

16. Wesley French

Actor | Defiance

Wesley French was born on Good Friday April 13th, 1979 in London, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Chippewas of the Thames 1st Nation reservation in Southwestern Ontario. He is an actor known for Cashing In (2009-2014), Skinwalkers (2006) and In Einem Wilden Land (Wild Land) (2013). He ...

Anishinabe (Chippewa) Nation

17. Wes Studi

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

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 ...

Cherokee Nation

18. Steve Reevis

Actor | Fargo

Steve was born and raised on the Blackfeet Reservation in Browning, Montana. Son of Curley and Lila Reevis, he is the 4th of 6 siblings. He graduated from Flandreau High School and attended Haskell Indian Junior College in Lawrence, Kansas where he received a degree in arts. After junior college, ...

Blackfeet Nation

19. Ryan Cunningham

Dracula 2000

Ryan Cunningham is known for his work on Dracula 2000 (2000), They Call Me Sirr (2001) and Blackstone (2009).

Metis Nation

20. Rodney A. Grant

Actor | Dances with Wolves

Native American actor, Rodney Arnold Grant was born the 9th of March, 1959. After his biological parents abandoned him, his grandparents raised him from 6 months of age, up until 1982. Rodney has five adult children: three daughters from his ex-wife, all of which were raised by their mother, and ...

Omaha Nation

21. Karina Lombard

Actress | Legends of the Fall

Karina Lombard is an actor, screenwriter and director. She is known for memorable roles in both film and television and has costarred opposite some of the biggest box office stars in the world.

From "Wide Sargasso Sea", "The Firm" with Tom Cruise, to co-starring opposite Brad Pitt in "Legends of the...

Lakota Nation

22. Julia Jones

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Julia Jones was born on January 23, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), Westworld (2016) and Wind River (2017).

Choctaw & Chickasaw Nations

23. Tyson Houseman

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Tyson Houseman was born on February 9, 1990 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009).

Cree Nation

24. Bronson Pelletier

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Canadian film and television actor, Bronson Pelletier, got his start as the host of popular children's show, "Art Zone". His first big break occurred through his role as Jack Sinclair in Renegadepress, a Canadian series for which he received Gemini and Leo nominations. After filming several ...

Cree Nation

25. Tinsel Korey

Actress | The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Canadian-born actress/singer-songwriter Tinsel Korey is best known for her role as "Emily" in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.

Korey's career started after her passion for performing skits as a young child led her to pursue her dream to be a professional actress. As a teen she...

Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation

26. Melaw Nakehk'o

Actress | The Revenant

Melaw Nakehk'o's professional acting debut in The Revenant is the natural progression of her distinguished career as an artist and community leader. Born in Canada's north, raised in the community of Liidlii Kue, Melaw comes from a long line of tribal leaders of the Dehcho Dene & Denesuline people.

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27. Isaiah Tootoosis

Actor | The Revenant

Isaiah Tootoosis is an actor, known for The Revenant (2015).

28. Jonathan Joss

Actor | True Grit

Jonathan Joss was born in 1965 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Jonathan Gonzales. He is an actor, known for True Grit (2010), The Magnificent Seven (2016) and Comanche Moon (2008).

29. Jason Momoa

Actor | Justice League

Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his ...

30. Melissa Ponzio

Actress | Life as We Know It

Melissa Ponzio spent most of her childhood clowning it up at school and impersonating her beloved family. Then late one night, she saw Sigourney Weaver in Alien and knew right then and there what she wanted to be...she wanted to be an alien! But they said she couldn't really be an alien, so on to ...

31. Keahu Kahuanui

Actor | Teen Wolf

Keahu Kahuanui was born as Keahupuihale Kahuanui. He is an actor and producer, known for Teen Wolf (2011), Duel Club (2015) and Hawaii Five-0 (2010).

32. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

33. Tonantzin Carmelo

Actress | Into the West

Carmelo began her career as a native dancer and musician, recording 3 CDs with Canyon Records. She honed her acting craft in a myriad of professional theater productions, and is a member of the LA based professional theater company Native Voices, most recently as Lisa Yellowtree in the world ...

California Mission Indian (Gabrielino & Mexica Nations)

34. Grace Dove

Actress | The Revenant

Grace Dove is an Indigenous actress based in Vancouver, BC and Los Angeles, CA. She reached an international spotlight playing opposite Leonardo DiCaprio's in "The Revenant" directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Dove is Secwépemc First Nation from Tsq'escen' (Canim Lake Band) near 100 Mile House...

Secwepemc Nation

35. Shannon Baker

Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Shannon Baker is Carrier Dene of the Stellat'en First Nation reservation in northern British Columbia. She has an identical twin sister named Shauna. She resides in Los Angeles, California. Her and her twin sister are collectively known as 'The Baker Twins'. As an actor, model, and spokesperson ...

Carrier Dene Nation

36. Carmen Moore

Actress | Blackstone

Carmen has had an extensive career in film and television for over 20 years, with prominent roles in many successful shows, both Canadian and US.

With a start in local theatre in Vancouver Carmen quickly gained recognition with a couple of Jesse nominations. Auditions for film started a slew of ...

Wet'suwet'en Nation

37. Amber Midthunder

Actress | Hell or High Water

Amber Midthunder is a Native New Mexican actress who uncovered a deep love for the art of acting at a very young age. Growing up with an actor father and casting director mother, she began her own on-screen career early in life. Her first speaking role was opposite Alan Arkin in the indie hit ...

Lakota Nation

38. Adam Joaquin-Gonzalez

Actor | Freedom Riders

Adam Joaquin-Gonzalez is an actor, known for Freedom Riders (2009) and AncestryDNA: Joseph's Story (2018).

Choctaw Nation

39. Alana LaMalice

Actress | Stenwyken

Alana LaMalice is known for her work on Stenwyken (2012), Bad City (2014) and Aftermath (2016).

Dene & Cree Nations

41. Andrea Good

Actress | Warrior Woman

Native American Actress.Navajo/Apache/Zia Nation born in Arizona raised in New Mexico/Denver Co. Started in theater and moved to Television and Film.Acting is her Passion she continues to follow her dream with all the film and Television coming to New Mexico. Working with the best film has to bring...

Navajo Nation

42. Andrea Menard

Actress | Blackstone

Andrea Menard was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Blackstone (2009) and Sparkle (2010).

Metis Nation

43. Bella Maltzman

Actress | Nova Road

Bella Rose Maltzman is an actor, dancer, model and host from Orlando, Florida. She is actively involved in central Florida films, commercials, dance and voiceover work.

Bella Rose started acting at the age of 6 when she expressed a true desire to be on television. Her passion for acting is very ...

Taos Pueblo Nation

44. Chevez Ezaneh

Actor | Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Chevez Ezaneh was born on August 12, 1992 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is an actor, known for Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), Into the West (2005) and American Experience (1988).

Dene Nation

45. Cheyenne King

Actress | Demons Rising

Cheyenne King was born on September 17, 1975 in the USA as Cheyenne A. King. She is an actress, known for Demons Rising (2008), Wendigo: Bound by Blood (2010) and Fist of the Vampire (2007).

Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation

46. Crystle Lightning

Actress | Prey

Crystle Lightning, an Indigenous Actress from the Plains Cree Nation, began her show business journey at a young age. The Lightning Family moved from Canada to Los Angeles where Crystle landed her first lead role in the feature: "3 Ninjas", at 9 years old. Crystle went on to study at the Beverly ...

Cree Nation

47. Daniel Studi

Actor | Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

Daniel Studi was born in Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor, known for Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) and Crazy Horse (1996).

Cherokee Nation

48. Daniel TwoFeathers

Actor | Westworld

Daniel TwoFeathers is an American actor, he was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is known for his role on Pawn Stars Chum-parazzi Season 8 episode 16 and as a Ghost Nation Warrior on the HBO series Westworld 2016-2018). He was also a Lakota language translator for the Westworld series and ...

Lakota Sioux & Wampanoag Nations

49. Derrick Williams

Actor | Scumbag

Derrick Williams is an actor, known for Scumbag (2017), Zola Jumped In (2014) and Eagle Falls (2012).

50. Elizabeth Frances

Actress | The Son

Acclaimed for her grace and charisma both on screen and off, actress Elizabeth Frances, is best known for her countless on camera roles such as troubled girlfriend Angela Maryboy in Drunktown's Finest, produced by Robert Redford which premiered at Sundance Film Festival, rock star Bad Penny in the ...

Cherokee Nation

51. Erika Stone

Actress | The Ploy

Erika Stone is an actress, known for The Ploy (2015), Old Man (2004) and Spring Breakdown (2009).

Iroquois Nation

52. Eugene Brave Rock

Actor | Wonder Woman

Brave Rock is an actor best known for his role of "The Chief" in Wonder Woman (2017) starring Gal Gadot in the title role. He was born and raised at the foothills of Rocky Mountains of southern Alberta, Canada on the Kainai (Blood) Reserve. Stunt Skills acquired as a performer in "Buffalo Bills ...

Blackfoot Nation

53. Evan Saucedo

Soundtrack | The Lion King

Evan Saucedo was born on September 8, 1988 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Evan Nicholas Saucedo. He is an actor, known for The Lion King (1994), I'm with Her (2003) and Cedric the Entertainer Presents (2002).

Yaqui Nation

54. Happy Frejo

Actress | The Veil

Happy Frejo is an actress, known for The Veil (2017), Violet (2015) and Blueberry Hall.

Pawnee & Seminole Nations

55. Ipeelie Ootoova

Actor | Maïna

Ipeelie Ootoova is an actor, known for Maïna (2013), Uvanga (2013) and The White Archer (2010).

Inuit Nation

56. Irene Bedard

Actress | Pocahontas

Irene Bedard (born July 22, 1967) is a Native American actress who has played many Native American characters in a variety of films. She is perhaps best known for her voice role as the title character in the 1995 animated film Pocahontas.

In 2012, she started "Sleeping Lady Films" and "Waking Giants...

Inuit (Inupiaq) & Cree Nations

57. Auli'i Cravalho

Actress | Moana

Auli'i Cravalho was born on November 22, 2000 in Kohala, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress, known for Moana (2016), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and Weird City (2019).

58. J. LaRose

Actor | Mayans M.C.

J. LaRose is an actor, known for Mayans M.C. (2018), Fear the Walking Dead (2015) and Ray Donovan (2013).

Navajo Nation

59. Jaiden Mitchell

Actress | Empire of Dirt

Jaiden Mitchell is an actress and director, known for Empire of Dirt (2013), Cornhusk (2018) and Mohawk Girls (2010).

Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation

60. Jamie Loy

Actress | The Veil

Jamie Loy is an American actress known for her role as Elizabeth Canoe in the feature film The Cherokee Word for Water and as Tara in the short Running Deer.

Jamie was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma as the second of three children of James and Annie Loy. She grew up in the country near many small towns...

Cherokee Nation

61. Janae Collins

Actress | Longmire

Janae Collins is an actress, known for Longmire (2012), Kindred Spirit (2017) and Buffalo in the Room.

Crow, Lakota, & Dakota Nations

62. Jason Grasl

Actor | Cassidy Red

Jason Grasl is an actor and writer, known for Cassidy Red (2017), White Collar (2009) and Hot in Cleveland (2010).

Blackfeet Nation

63. Antonio Te Maioha

Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Born in Auckland and grew up in Hastings, New Zealand.

With Maori heritage from his father's side of the family, with both Ngapuhi and Waikato tribal affiliations.

Graduate of Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School (1992-1993).

Having worked on stage between 1994-2001, his theatre credits include roles...

64. Joe Folau

Actor | King Kong

Joe Folau is an actor, known for King Kong (2005), The Other Side of Heaven (2001) and Tatau (2015).

65. Pana Hema Taylor

Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Pana Hema Taylor is an actor, known for Spartacus (2010), The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014) and Dirty Laundry (2016). He was previously married to Danielle Cormack.

66. Jayli Wolf

Actress | Mohawk Girls

Jayli Wolf is an actress and composer, known for Mohawk Girls (2010), Burden of Truth (2018) and Sadie's Last Days on Earth (2016).

Anishinabe (Saulteaux) Nation

67. Jennifer Podemski

Actress | Moccasin Flats

Jennifer Podemski was born on January 1, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Moccasin Flats (2003), Empire of Dirt (2013) and Take This Waltz (2011).

Anishinabe (Saulteaux) Nation

68. Jerry Wolf

Actor | Last Patrol on Okinawa

Jerry Wolf is an actor and producer, known for Last Patrol on Okinawa (2019), The Paramour (2018) and The Hand Bra by Rebecca Romijn (2013).

Osage, Cherokee, & Lakota Nations

69. Jessica Matten

Actress | Frontier

Jessica can be seen on 3 Canadian Screen Award nominated and winning shows: Frontier, Blackstone and Mohawk Girls. Jessica has developed a small cult following in North America for her performance in the starring role of Elle-Maija Tailfeather's short film, "A Red Girl's Reasoning" that is in the ...

Anishinabe (Saulteaux) & Cree Nations

Muskogee Creek & Cherokee Nations

71. Kalani Queypo

Actor | Jamestown

Kalani Queypo is an actor, dancer, director, writer and producer of Indigenous American (Blackfeet), Indigenous Hawaiian and Swedish descent. Best known for his acting roles in The Royal Tenebaums, Aspen the Series and Saints & Strangers, he often portrays Native American or indigenous characters ...

Blackfeet Nation

72. Kaniehtiio Horn

Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress. She was born in Ottawa, but grew up on the Kahnawake reserve in Quebec. In only her 8th outing as an actress she was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption. Her mother, Kahn-Tineta Horn, is a former model and ...

Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation

73. Kateri Walker

Actress | K-PAX

Kateri Walker is known for her work on K-PAX (2001), Outside Ozona (1998) and Kissed by Lightning (2009).

Anishinabe (Chippewa) Nation

74. Kindall Charters

Actor | Woman Walks Ahead

Kindall is an Nlaka'pamux First Nation Originating from Merritt B.C. He hitch hiked to Vancouver and lived in the Covenant House (Youth Shelter) to pursue his dream of being an actor. Kindall first started his off as a background performer and has been gaining experience since 2009. He has played ...

Nlaka'pamux Nation

75. Kinnie Starr

Actress | Hip Hop Pills 1.Z

Kinnie Starr was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Hip Hop Pills 1.Z (2015), New Eden (2010) and Ripper (2001).

Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation

76. Kiowa Gordon

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Kiowa Gordon was born on March 25, 1990 in Berlin, Germany as Kiowa Joseph Gordon. Moved to the States shortly after to live on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, AZ and moved around quite a bit growing up until settling down in Phoenix, AZ where he landed the role of Embry Call in ...

Hualapai Nation

77. Lila Downs

Soundtrack | Frida

Lila Downs, born in Oaxaca, Mexico, is the daughter of Mixtec singer Anita Sanchez and Allen Downs, a Scottish-American art professor and filmmaker. She grew up in Oaxaca, California, and Minnesota, where she graduated from the University of Minnesota in voice and anthropology. Her musical vision ...

Mixtec Nation

78. Lily Gladstone

Actress | Certain Women

Lily Gladstone is known for her work on Certain Women (2016), Winter in the Blood (2013) and Jimmy P. (2013).

Blackfeet Nation

79. Loren Anthony

We're the Millers

Bound by blood to the Chuska Mountains in the great southwest, Loren Anthony earned his position as a true modern day warrior for his people. Helping communities near and far, with his positive paying it forward mindset. This multi-talented artist/actor began his journey during his childhood, ...

Navajo Nation

80. Maika Harper

Actress | The Education of Fredrick Fitzell

Maika Harper is an actress, known for The Education of Fredrick Fitzell (2019), Kim's Convenience (2016) and Mohawk Girls (2010).

Inuit Nation

81. Melanie McLaren

Actress | Cold Zone

Melanie McLaren is an actress, known for Cold Zone (2017), Tkaronto (2007) and Special Unit 2 (2001).

Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation

82. MorningStar Angeline

Actress | Drunktown's Finest

MorningStar Angeline, born as MorningStar Angeline Wilson-Chippewa Freeland, was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico to Rita Rose Wilson and Ethan Sean Chippewa. She is Navajo, Blackfoot and Mexican American.

MorningStar began acting in theatre as a child and as a teen participated in the El Camino Real ...

Shoshoni, Nez Perce, Blackfoot, & Chippewa Cree Nations

83. Nakita Kohan

Actress | Prayer

Nakita Kohan is known for her work on Prayer (2015), Breaking Spirits (2016) and Gone by Dawn 2: Dead by Dusk (2018).

Metis Nation

84. Nakotah LaRance

Actor | Into the West

Nakotah LaRance was born on August 23, 1989. He is an actor, known for Into the West (2005), Expiration Date (2006) and Longmire (2012).

Hopi, Tewa, Assiniboine, & Navajo Nations

85. Noah Watts

Actor | Assassin's Creed III

Noah Watts is an actor and composer, known for Assassin's Creed III (2012), Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington (2013) and Ringer (2011).

Crow Nation

Inuit Nation

87. Rayanna Zaragoza

Actress | Hollywood, je t'aime

Rayanna Zaragoza is known for her work on Hollywood, je t'aime (2009), Meet Derek (2011) and Third Watch (1999).

Pima Nation

88. Reneltta Arluk

Actress | Maïna

Reneltta Arluk is an actress and director, known for Maïna (2013), Red Snow and The Embargo Project (2015).

Inuvialuit, Gwich'in & Chipewyan-Cree Nations

89. Rulan Tangen

Actress | The New World

Rulan Tangen is an internationally accomplished dance artist and choreographer. She is the Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer of Dancing Earth, noted in Dance Magazine as "One of the Top 25 To Watch", and winner of the National Dance Project Production and Touring Grant, as well as the ...

Blackfeet & Metis Nations

90. Sandra Hinojosa

Actress | Age of Summer

Sandra Hinojosa was born as Sandra Christina Harrison. She is an actress and producer, known for Age of Summer (2018), Now Apocalypse (2019) and Shameless (2011).

nishinabe (Chippewa), Potawatomi, & Ottawa Nations

91. Shaun Taylor-Corbett

Actor | Supremacy

Before becoming an actor Shaun earned a BA in International Relations as a Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Delaware. He surprised his professors by continuing his studies in acting at RADA, the NY Public Theater, and Ron Burrus at the Art of Acting. Shaun can be seen as Romeo in Romeo and ...

Blackfeet Nation

92. Sheila Chalakee

Actress | Real Housewives of the Magic Kingdom

Sheila Chalakee is an actress and writer, known for Real Housewives of the Magic Kingdom (2010), Chasing Robert (2007) and Holla If You Hear Me (2006).

Muscogee Creek Nation

93. Shyla Lefner

Actress | Woo

Shyla Lefner is an actress and writer, known for Woo (1998), A Starbucks Story (2005) and Spiritual Warriors (2007).

Choctaw Nation

94. Stefany Mathias

Actress | Pathfinder

Stefany was born and raised in North Vancouver BC. She is the only daughter of Squamish Nation hereditary Chief Joe Mathias and Janice Antoine, the principal of the Coldwater School in Merritt, BC.

Her love of the arts was ignited in her as a young child because her mom brought her to the theatre ...

Squamish Nation

95. Tamara Podemski

Actress | Four Sheets to the Wind

Tamara Podemski is a multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in Toronto to an Ojibway mother and an Israeli father. She made her biggest mark with the film "Four Sheets to the Wind" when she won the Special Jury Prize for Acting at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, as well as an IFC Spirit Award ...

Anishinabe (Saulteaux) Nation

96. Tanaya Beatty

Actress | Yellowstone

Tanaya Beatty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Yellowstone (2018), Through Black Spruce (2018) and Hostiles (2017).

Da'naxda'xw Nation

97. Tatanka Means

Actor | The Son

Tatanka Means was born on February 19, 1985 in Porcupine, South Dakota, USA as Tatanka Wanbli Sapa Xila Sabe Means. He is known for his work on The Son (2017), Saints & Strangers (2015) and Tiger Eyes (2012).

Lakota, Navajo, & Omaha Nations

98. Taysha Fuller

Actress | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Taysha Fuller was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and grew up on Six Nations Reservation. Taysha is a North American Native. Taysha's mother is Cayuga Nation Wolf Clan, and her father is Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan. Taysha attended Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts College in Toronto, ...

Iroquois (Mohawk & Cayuga) Nation

99. Tennille Day Chief

Actress | Platinum the Dance Movie

Tennille Day Chief was born in Alberta, Canada. Tennille as many who know her has always wanted to act and spent time reenacting many shows on TV and movies she watched as a younger child. Tennille has achieved early success and 2015 has seemed to be a pretty good year for her as she was named ...

Blackfoot Nation

100. Terri Poahway

Actress | American Indian Graffiti: This Thing Life

Terri Poahway is a proud enrolled member of the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma. She is currently a sophomore at Cameron University (Lawton, Oklahoma) and is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications with double minors in Theatre and Health and Physical education. Her future aspirations ...

Kiowa Nation



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