Indigenous Actors

by lisacharleyboy | created - 14 Feb 2017 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

1. Sarain Fox

Actress | Guilt Free Zone

Sarain Fox is known for her work on Guilt Free Zone (2015), Once a Tree: Hide (2016) and Dreamcatcher Bios.

2. Jayli Wolf

Actress | The Exchange

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

3. Blair Redford

Actor | The Gifted

Blair Redford was born on July 27, 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as David Blair Redford. He is an actor and producer, known for The Gifted (2017), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) and Burlesque (2010).

4. Nicole Lynn Williams

Self | WAGs

Nicole Lynn Williams was born on March 17, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She has been married to Larry English since May 19, 2017.

5. 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).

6. 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 ...

7. Monika Crowfoot

Actress | Chambers

Monika Crowfoot is a published model and actress. She is known for Woman Walks Ahead (2017), The Gifted (2018), and Chambers (2019). She also performs in local community theater projects. She and her husband run a small photography business on the side. She is of Native American ancestry from the ...

8. David Midthunder

Actor | Hostiles

David Midthunder was born on August 8, 1962 in Fort Peck, Montana. He and his family later moved to Farmington, New Mexico. 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 ...

9. Sharon Anne Henderson

Actress | Scalped

Sharon Anne Henderson (DezBaa) is a Hispanic-Diné actor and filmmaker, born in and based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Born for the Tó'aheedlíinii (Water Flows Together clan), Sharon was raised "off rez," in and around the tri-cultural area of Española, in Northern New Mexico. Her lineage is from the...

10. Rodrigo Tactaquin

Casting_department | Longmire

Rodrigo Tactaquin is known for his work on Longmire (2012), Mt. Molehill (2015) and Syn (2016).

11. Tanaya Beatty

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Tanaya Beatty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011), Hostiles (2017) and Continuum (2012).

12. 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...

13. Nathaniel Arcand

Actor | Pathfinder

2019 Nathaniel featured in the CBS Television show FBI: Americas Most Wanted as Clinton Skye. Nathaniel is a highly respected actor. He got his start, starring in a few smaller roles for local independent filmmakers, Nathaniel's big break came when he auditioned for the role of William MacNeil in ...

14. Mo Brings Plenty

Actor | Yellowstone

Moses J. Brings Plenty is Oglala Lakota born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; he is fluent in the Lakota language, culture and traditions. He is a gifted musician, actor, model and spokesperson. He dedicates much of his time traveling throughout the United States speaking on ...

15. 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 ...

16. Cara Gee

Actress | The Expanse

Cara Gee is a Canadian film, television, and stage actress.

Gee was primarily known as a stage actress in Toronto, Ontario, where her acting credits included productions of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor's Arigato, Tokyo, Tomson Highway's The Rez Sisters, Cliff Cardinal's Stitch, ...

17. 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 ...

18. Brandon Oakes

Actor | Through Black Spruce

Brandon Oakes is a Mohawk from Akwesasne which straddles the Ontario-Quebec-New York border. He has performed and toured extensively throughout North America with several Native dance theatres. He attended the Centre for Indigenous Theatre in Toronto and then went on to study contemporary dance and...

19. Tina Keeper

Actress | North of 60

Tina Keeper was born on March 20, 1962 in Norway House, Manitoba, Canada as Christina Keeper. She is an actress and producer, known for North of 60 (1992), Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery (2005) and In the Blue Ground (1999).

20. Graham Greene

Actor | The Green Mile

Graham Greene was born on June 22, 1952 in Six Nations Reserve, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on The Green Mile (1999), Wind River (2017) and Dances with Wolves (1990). He has been married to Hilary Blackmore since December 20, 1990.

21. Tantoo Cardinal

Actress | Wind River

Actress Tantoo Cardinal, a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors. The Order of Canada recognizes Cardinal for her contributions to the growth and development of Aboriginal performing arts in Canada.

Arguably the most widely recognized Native Actress of her ...

22. Wesley French

Actor | Outlander

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 ...

23. Glen Gould

Actor | Cold Pursuit

Glen is an Ontario based award-winning actor, with an extensive background in theatre, television & film. He recently had a recurring role on Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain and went directly into production on Hard Powder, a Hollywood remake of the Norwegian film, In Order of Disappearance, ...

24. Michelle Thrush

Actress | Pathfinder

Michelle Thrush was born on February 6, 1967 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is known for her work on Pathfinder (2007), Blackstone (2009) and Dead Man (1995).

25. 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...

26. Zahn McClarnon

Actor | Into the West

Zahn McClarnon was born on October 24, 1966 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Zahn Tokiya-ku McClarnon. He is known for his work on Into the West (2005), Strike One (2014) and Dangerous Minds (1996).

27. Mary Galloway

Actress | Supernatural

Mary Galloway is an actress and writer, known for Supernatural (2005), Never Steady, Never Still (2017) and Fire Song (2015).

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