Wes Studi

Actor · Executive Producer
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Wesley Studi is a Cherokee American actor and film producer who has won critical acclaim and awards, particularly for his portrayal of Native Americans in film. He has appeared in Academy Award-winning films, such as Dances with Wolves (1990) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and in the Academy Award-nominated films Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) and The New World (2005). read more

Wesley Studi is a Cherokee American actor and film producer who has won critical acclaim and awards, particularly for his portrayal of Native Americans in film. He has appeared in Academy Award-winning films, such as Dances with Wolves (1990) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and in the Academy Award-nominated films Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) and The New World (2005). He is also known for portraying Sagat in Street Fighter (1994). Other films he has appeared in are Hostiles, Heat, Mystery Men, Avatar, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and the television series Penny Dreadful. In 2020, he received an Academy Honorary Award, becoming the second Indigenous person to be honored by the Academy, and the first Native American to receive an Oscar for acting.

Birth Name

Wesley Studie

Born

Wednesday, 17 December 1947

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Actor Filmography

The Oscars Self - Audience Member 2020
Badland Harlan Red 2019
A Dog's Way Home Captain Mica 2019
Hostiles Chief Yellow Hawk 2017
The Condemned 2 Cyrus Merrick 2015
Supermansion Hawk Feather (voice) 2015
Planes: Fire & Rescue Windlifter (voice) 2014
Road To Paloma Numay 2014
A Million Ways To Die In The West Cochise 2014
Penny Dreadful Kaetenay 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Oscars Self - Audience Member 2020
Badland Harlan Red 2019
A Dog's Way Home Captain Mica 2019
Hostiles Chief Yellow Hawk 2017
The Condemned 2 Cyrus Merrick 2015
Supermansion Hawk Feather (voice) 2015
Planes: Fire & Rescue Windlifter (voice) 2014
Road To Paloma Numay 2014
A Million Ways To Die In The West Cochise 2014
Penny Dreadful Kaetenay 2014
The Red Road Chief Levi Gall 2014
Killer Women White Deer 2014
Celebrity Page Himself 2013
Sugar Bishop 2013
Battledogs Captain Falcons 2013
Destination Planet Negro Chief Bobby 2013
Being Flynn Captain 2012
Hell on Wheels Chief Many Horses 2011
The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada Himself - Guest 2010
Reel Injun Himself 2010
Avatar Eytukan 2009
The Only Good Indian Sam 2009
21 and a Wake-Up General Gleason 2009
Call of the Wild Hatcher 2009
Kings General Linus Abner 2009
The Undying Lt. Frank Wascoe 2009
The Mentalist Joseph Silverwing 2008
In Plain Sight Chief Pierce 2008
Older Than America Richard Two Rivers 2008
El camino Dave 2008
Comanche Moon Buffalo Hump 2008
Three Priests Ben 2008
Wolfridge 2007
Saving Grace Bobby's Dad 2007
Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee Wovoka / Jack Wilson 2007
Seraphim Falls Charon (as Wes Studie) 2006
The Trail Of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Himself 2006
Making 'The New World' Himself 2006
The New World Opechancanough 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Miracle at Sage Creek Chief Thomas 2005
Into the West Black Kettle 2005
Animal Creeper 2005
A Thief Of Time Joe Leaphorn 2004
Edge of America Cuch 2003
Coyote Waits Joe Leaphorn 2003
Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American Himself (from Dances With Wolves (1990)) (archive footage) 2003
The Lone Ranger Kulakinah 2003
Skinwalkers Lt. Joe Leaphorn 2002
Undisputed Mingo Pace 2002
Superfire Joe Nighttrail 2002
UC: Undercover Armando Uribe 2001
Road to Redemption Frank Lightfoot 2001
Christmas In The Clouds Bingo Caller 2001
Ice Planet Commander Jonah Trager 2001
Wind River Pocatello 2000
Mystery Men Sphinx 1999
Soundman Terry Leonard 1999
The Directors Himself 1999
Deep Rising Hanover 1998
The Killing Jar Cameron 1997
Promised Land Jesse Rainbird 1996
Adventures from the Book of Virtues Scarface 1996
Crazy Horse Red Cloud 1996
Lone Justice: Showdown at Plum Creek One Horse 1996
Heat Casals 1995
Streets of Laredo Famous Shoes 1995
500 Nations (voice) 1995
Lone Justice 2 One Horse 1995
Street Fighter Victor Sagat 1994
Geronimo: An American Legend Geronimo 1993
Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times One Horse 1993
Highlander Sheriff Benson 1992
The Last Of The Mohicans Magua 1992
The Doors Indian in Desert 1991
Dances with Wolves Toughest Pawnee 1990
The Flash Roller 1990
American Experience Major Ridge, Warrior in Canoe 1988

Producer Filmography

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