David Midthunder

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David Midthunder is an enrolled tribal member at the Fort Peck Indian reservation in Montana. Midthunder graduated from Stewart Indian School in Nevada and went on to pursue a degree in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Utah. He is best known for playing the leading role of "Famous Shoes" in Larry McMurtry's Comanche Moon, and for playing... See full bio »

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Hostiles Buffalo Man
Westworld Takoda
Longmire David Ridges / Bartender
The Lone Ranger Fuller's Native American Scout


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  The Lightning Patch (Short) (completed)
Alan Moon
 2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Forest Spiritual Fey #2
 2019 Chambers (TV Series)
- Trauma Bonding (2019) ... Peter
 2019 Running Shadow (Short)
 2018 Red Dead Redemption II (Video Game)
The Local Pedestrian Population (voice)
 2018/II Making a Killing
Coyote Jim
 2018 Westworld (TV Series)
- Vanishing Point (2018) ... Takoda
- Journey into Night (2018) ... Takoda
 2017 Midnight, Texas (TV Series)
- Riders on the Storm (2017) ... Catori
 2017 Woman Walks Ahead
Shell King
 2017 Hostiles
Buffalo Man
 2017 The Son (TV Series)
Hungry Owl
- Scalps (2017) ... Hungry Owl
 2016 Graves (TV Series)
Harlan Pratt
- The Careless Giant (2016) ... Harlan Pratt
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Nansemond Recruit
- Part 2 (2016) ... Nansemond Recruit
 2016 The Lost Pueblo (Short)
Medicine Man
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
Misshapen Troglodyte
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series)
- The New World (2014) ... Aniceto
- Last Reasoning of Kings (2014) ... Aniceto
 2013-2014 Longmire (TV Series)
David Ridges / Bartender
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... David Ridges
- Counting Coup (2014) ... David Ridges
- Harvest (2014) ... David Ridges
- The White Warrior (2014) ... David Ridges
- Bad Medicine (2013) ... David Ridges
 2014 Salem (TV Series)
- All Fall Down (2014) ... Mohawk (uncredited)
- The House of Pain (2014) ... Mohawk
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction
Arctic Site Guard
 2013 The Sixth Gun (TV Movie)
Hanged Indian Brave
 2013 Banshee Chapter
 2013 Dust of War
Dark Horse
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Fuller's Native American Scout
 2013 From Above
Nezuni Redhawk
 2013 The Last Stand
 2011 You Don't Know Bertha Constantine (Short)
High Bear
 2011/II The Reunion
Indian Henchman (uncredited)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens
Apache Warrior 1
 2011 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Yancy (Asst. Manager)
- The Art of the Steal (2011) ... Yancy (Asst. Manager)
 2010 Passion Play
Head Tarahumara Indianer
 2010 The Book of Eli
Alcatraz Soldier
 2009 Triggerman (TV Movie)
Native Leader
 2009 Doc West (TV Movie)
Native Leader
 2009 Terminator Salvation
Soldier #1
 2009 The Only Good Indian
 2008 The Burrowers
Dull Knife
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Famous Shoes
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Famous Shoes
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Famous Shoes
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Famous Shoes
 2007/V Intervention
Bartender / David
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
White Crow
- Casualties of War (2005) ... White Crow
- Hell on Wheels (2005) ... White Crow
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... White Crow
 2004 Reservation Warparties (Short)
 2004 Hidalgo
Black Coyote
 2003/I The Missing
Apache Scout
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
Eagle Boy (voice, uncredited)
 2003 Last Stand (Short)
Goes Alone's brother
 2003 Small Town Conspiracy
Johnny Tiger
 2003 Nate and the Colonel
Kills the Enemy
 2002 Deadly Species (Video)
Calusa Warrior
 2001 The Homecoming of Jimmy Whitecloud
Jimmy Whitecloud
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Mini-Series)
Indian Tom Isbell
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Indian Tom Isbell
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Indian Tom Isbell
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
- The Rescue (1996) ... Ishatai (as David Paul Midthunder)
 1995 East Meets West
Red Hair
 1988 My Neighbor Totoro
Additional Voices (2005 Disney version) (English version, voice)
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
- Part II (1986)
- Dream West (1986)
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David Paul Midthunder

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