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Gordon Tootoosis

Gordon Tootoosis first acting role was in the film Alien Thunder (1974), with Chief Dan George and Donald Sutherland. He portrayed Albert Golo in 52 episodes of North of 60 in the 1990s. He is best known to British audiences for playing the Native American Joe Saugus, who negotiates the purchase of the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet series 3 (2002). Gordon appeared in the CBC Television mini-series By Way of the Stars with Eric Schweig as Black Thunder and Tantoo Cardinal as Franoise. He appeared in the award-winning movie Legends of the Fall (1994), and starred with Russell Means in Disney's Pocahontas (1995) and Song of Hiawatha (1997). In 1999, he and Tantoo Cardinal became founding members of the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company. In 2011, he appeared in Gordon Winter at the Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon and Prairie Scene in Ottawa, his first stage role in 15 years. Tootoosis won a Gemini Award for his work on the animated show Wapos Bay: The Series and was nominated twice for his work on North of 60.

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Oct 25, 1941 In Poundmaker Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Alien Thunder 1974-02-22
Latest Project:
Series Madison 2022
Known For
Poster of Skin and Bones
Poster of Open Season
Poster of Lone Star
Poster of Legends of the Fall
Series Madison Unknown 2022
Movie Mr. Soul Unknown 2022
Movie Doomsday Prophecy John 2011-08-13
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling The Chief 2011-11-14
Series Fear Itself Eddie Bear 2008-06-05
Movie Skin and Bones Eddie Bear 2008-07-31
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Chief Red Cloud 2007-05-27
Movie That Beautiful Somewhere Harold 2007-04-20
Movie Hybrid Grandpa 2007-08-14
Movie Open Season Gordy (voice) 2006-09-29
Movie Boog and Elliot's Midnight Bun Run Gordy 2006-12-15
Movie Fugitives Run Dan John 2005-01-01
Movie Hank Williams First Nation Adelard Fox 2005-02-04
Movie Dreamkeeper Kills Enemy 2003-12-28
Movie On the Corner Floyd 2003-01-01
Movie Cowboys & Indians James Harper 2003-10-05
Movie Now & Forever Ghost Fox 2002-08-15
Movie Black Point Standing Bear 2002-09-24
Movie Nobody's Baby Dog Havasu 2001-01-01
Movie The Doe Boy Marvin 2001-01-25
Series Smallville Prof. Joseph Willowbrook 2001-10-16
Movie Dream Storm: A North of 60 Mystery Albert Golo 2001-10-01
Movie Bear with Me John Ours 2000-01-01
Movie Big Bear Chief Big Bear 1998-02-09
Movie Forgotten Warriors Narrator (voice) 1997-01-01
Movie Keeping the Promise Sakniss 1997-01-05
Movie Coyote Summer Mopeah 1996-01-01
Movie Lone Star Wesley Birdsong 1996-06-21
Movie Crazy Horse Akicita 1996-07-07
Movie Alaska Ben 1996-08-14
Series 500 Nations Unknown 1995-04-20
Movie Pocahontas: The Legend Chief Powhatan 1995-06-01
Movie Pocahontas Kekata (voice) 1995-06-14
Movie Legends of the Fall One Stab 1994-12-16
Movie Call of the Wild Unknown 1993-01-01
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Spirit Rider Joe Moon 1993-08-23
Movie Lost in the Barrens II: The Curse of the Viking Grave Mewasin 1992-01-05
Series North of 60 Albert Golo 1992-12-03
Movie Black Robe Old Aenons 1991-09-05
Movie Blood River Smiling Knife 1991-03-17
Series Bordertown Unknown 1989-01-07
Movie Last Train Home Poundmaker 1989-11-30
Movie Stone Fox Stone Fox 1987-03-30
Series Friday the 13th: The Series Unknown 1987-10-03
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Danger Bay Warden Bill Bragg 1985-10-07
Series Airwolf Charlie Rising Moon 1984-01-22
Series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Joe Saugus 1983-11-11
Movie Marie Ann Chief Many Horses 1978-08-02
Movie Alien Thunder Almighty Voice 1974-02-22