Wes Studi

17 Dec 1947

Actor

Wesley "Wes" Studi (born December 17, 1947) is an American Cherokee actor, who has earned notability for his portrayals of Native Americans in film. He has appeared in well-received Academy Award-winning films, such as Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves, Michael Mann's The Last of the Mohicans, the award-winning Geronimo: An American Legend and the Academy Award-nominated film The New World (2005). He most recently portrayed General Linus Abner (an analogue to the biblical Abner) in the NBC series Kings, and Eytukan in James Cameron's box office blockbuster Avatar.

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Filmography (25 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Hostiles
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western, History
Role: Actor (as Yellow Hawk)
(movie, 2015)
···The Condemned 2
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Cyrus)
(movie, 2014)
···Planes: Fire & Rescue
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Windlifter)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Cochise)
(movie, 2014)
···Road to Paloma
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Numay)
(movie, 2009)
9.3Avatar
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Eytukan)
(movie, 2009)
···The Only Good Indian
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Sam)
(movie, 2008)
···Three Priests
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Ben)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Role: Actor (as Wovoka · Jack Wilson)
(movie, 2005)
7.9The New World
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Opechancanough)
(movie, 2005)
···Miracle at Sage Creek
Genre: Action, Western, Family
Role: Actor (as Chief Thomas)
(movie, 2004)
···A Thief of Time
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Joe Leaphorn)
(movie, 2002)
···Undisputed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mingo Pace)
(movie, 2000)
···Wind River
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Pocatello)
(movie, 1999)
···Mystery Men
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Sphinx)
(movie, 1998)
···Deep Rising
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Hanover)
(movie, 1998)
···Soundman
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Terry Leonard)
(movie, 1997)
···The Killing Jar
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cameron)
(movie, 1995)
···Heat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Casals)
(mini-series, 1995)
···500 Nations
Genre: History
Role: Actor
(movie, 1994)
···Street Fighter
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Victor Sagat)
(movie, 1993)
···Geronimo: An American Legend
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Geronimo)
(movie, 1993)
···The Broken Chain
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Seth · Chief · Speaker for the Tribes)
(movie, 1992)
···The Last of the Mohicans
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Magua)
(movie, 1990)
8.0Dances with Wolves
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Toughest Pawnee)