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Wes Studi

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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Dec 17, 1947 In Nofire Hollow - Oklahoma - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Powwow Highway 1989-02-24
Latest Project:
Movie Canyon Del Muerto 2022
Known For
Poster of A Dog's Way Home
Poster of A Good Day to Die
Poster of Avatar
Poster of Heat
Movie Canyon Del Muerto 2022
Movie Cosmic Radio Sherriff Mike Nighthorse 2021-02-20
Movie Soul Counselor Jerry (voice) 2020-12-25
Movie Badland Harlan Red 2019-11-01
Movie A Dog's Way Home Captain Mica 2019-01-10
Movie Hostiles Chief Yellow Hawk 2017-12-22
Movie The Condemned 2 Cyrus 2015-11-06
Movie Road to Paloma Numay 2014-04-12
Series Penny Dreadful Kaetenay 2014-05-11
Movie A Million Ways to Die in the West Cochise 2014-05-22
Movie Planes: Fire & Rescue Windlifter 2014-07-17
Movie Pie Lady of Pie Town Narrator (voice) 2014-06-03
Movie Battledogs Captain Falcos 2013-04-05
Movie Destination: Planet Negro! Chief Bobby 2013-02-16
Movie Sugar Bishop 2013-04-06
Movie Being Flynn Captain 2012-03-02
Movie The Dome of Heaven DeWayne Moses 2011-07-04
Series Hell on Wheels Chief Many Horses 2011-11-06
Movie Reel Injun Himself 2010-02-19
Movie A Good Day to Die Himself - Actor; Cherokee 2010-11-12
Movie The Undying Lt. Frank Wascoe 2009-01-01
Series Kings General Linus Abner 2009-03-15
Movie The Only Good Indian Sam 2009-12-01
Movie Call of the Wild Hatcher 2009-06-12
Movie Avatar Eytukan 2009-12-10
Series Comanche Moon Buffalo Hump 2008-01-13
Movie Three Priests Ben 2008-01-01
Movie Older Than America Richard Two Rivers 2008-03-08
Series The Mentalist Joeseph Silverwing 2008-09-23
Movie El Camino Dave 2008-02-29
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Jack Wilson 2007-05-27
Movie Wolf Ridge Unknown 2007-10-12
Movie The Trail Of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Himself 2006-02-01
Movie Seraphim Falls Charon 2006-09-13
Movie Animal Creeper 2005-05-01
Series Into the West Black Kettle 2005-06-10
Movie The New World Opechancanough 2005-12-25
Movie Miracle at Sage Creek Unknown 2005-07-01
Movie A Thief Of Time Joe Leaphorn 2004-07-11
Movie Edge of America Cuch 2003-12-10
Movie Coyote Waits Joe Leaphorn 2003-11-16
Movie Superfire Joe Nighttrail 2002-04-20
Movie Undisputed Mingo Pace 2002-07-17
Movie Skinwalkers Lt. Joe Leaphorn 2002-11-02
Movie Ice Planet Commander Jonah Trager 2001-01-01
Series UC: Undercover Unknown 2001-09-30
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Soundman Terry Leonard 1999-01-24
Movie Mystery Men Sphinx 1999-08-06
Movie Deep Rising Hanover 1998-01-30
Movie The Killing Jar Cameron 1997-05-27
Movie Lone Justice: Showdown at Plum Creek Unknown 1996-01-01
Movie Crazy Horse Red Cloud 1996-07-07
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Series Streets of Laredo Famous Shoes 1995-11-12
Movie Heat Detective Casals 1995-12-15
Movie Street Fighter Victor Sagat 1994-12-23
Movie The Broken Chain Seth / Chief / Speaker for the Tribes 1993-11-11
Series Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times 1993-08-18
Movie Geronimo: An American Legend Geronimo 1993-12-10
Movie The Last of the Mohicans Magua 1992-09-25
Series Highlander: The Series Sheriff Benson 1992-10-03
Movie Dances with Wolves Toughest Pawnee 1990-03-30
Movie Powwow Highway Buff 1989-02-24