Wes Studi



Place of birth:

Nofire Hollow - Oklahoma - USA:


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.

Film Credits

Soul (2020)
as Counselor Jerry (voice)
Badland (2019)
as Harlan Red
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
as Captain Mica
Hostiles (2017)
as Yellow Hawk
The Condemned 2 (2015)
as Cyrus
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
as Windlifter
Pie Lady of Pie Town (2014)
as Narrator (voice)
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
as Cochise
Road to Paloma (2014)
as Numay
Sugar (2013)
as Bishop
Battledogs (2013)
as Captain Falcos
Destination: Planet Negro! (2013)
as Chief Bobby
Being Flynn (2012)
as Captain
The Dome of Heaven (2011)
as DeWayne Moses
A Good Day to Die (2010)
as Himself - Actor; Cherokee
Reel Injun (2010)
as Himself
Avatar (2009)
as Eytukan
The Only Good Indian (2009)
as Sam
Call of the Wild (2009)
as Hatcher
The Undying (2009)
as Lt. Frank Wascoe
Older Than America (2008)
as Richard Two Rivers
El Camino (2008)
as Dave
Three Priests (2008)
as Ben
Wolf Ridge (2007)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
as Jack Wilson
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
as Wovoka
Seraphim Falls (2006)
as Charon
The Trail Of Tears: Cherokee Legacy (2006)
as Himself
The New World (2005)
as Opechancanough
Miracle at Sage Creek (2005)
Animal (2005)
as Creeper
A Thief Of Time (2004)
as Joe Leaphorn
Edge of America (2003)
as Cuch
Coyote Waits (2003)
as Joe Leaphorn
Skinwalkers (2002)
as Lt. Joe Leaphorn
Undisputed (2002)
as Mingo Pace
Superfire (2002)
as Joe Nighttrail
Ice Planet (2001)
as Commander Jonah Trager
Mystery Men (1999)
as Sphinx
Soundman (1999)
Deep Rising (1998)
as Hanover
The Killing Jar (1997)
as Cameron
Crazy Horse (1996)
as Red Cloud
Lone Justice: Showdown at Plum Creek (1996)
Heat (1995)
as Detective Casals
Street Fighter (1994)
as Victor Sagat
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
as Geronimo
The Broken Chain (1993)
as Seth / Chief / Speaker for the Tribes
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
as Magua
Dances with Wolves (1990)
as Toughest Pawnee
Powwow Highway (1989)
as Buff
Canyon Del Muerto ()