Wes Studi

Wes Studi

  • Born on
    • December 17th, 1947
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.

Starring Wes Studi on Plex


Acting (39 Credits)

2020Soul as Counselor Jerry (voice)
2020Soul as Counselor Jerry (voice)
2019Badland as Harlan Red
2019A Dog's Way Home as Captain Mica
2017Hostiles as Chief Yellow Hawk
2015The Condemned 2 as Cyrus
2014Road to Paloma as Numay
2014Planes: Fire & Rescue as Windlifter
2014A Million Ways to Die in the West as Cochise
2014Penny Dreadful as Kaetenay
2013Battledogs as Captain Falcos
2013Destination Planet Negro as Chief Bobby
2012Being Flynn as Captain
2011The Dome of Heaven as DeWayne Moses
2009Call of the Wild as Hatcher
2009Avatar as Eytukan
2009Kings as General Linus Abner
2008Older Than America as Richard Two Rivers
2008Comanche Moon as Buffalo Hump
2007Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee as Wovoka
2006Seraphim Falls as Charon
2005Miracle at Sage Creek
2005The New World as Opechancanough
2005Animal as Creeper
2003Coyote Waits as Joe Leaphorn
2003A Thief of Time as Joe Leaphorn
2002Skinwalkers as Lt. Joe Leaphorn
2002Undisputed as Mingo Pace
2001Ice Planet as Commander Jonah Trager
1999Mystery Men as Sphinx
1998Deep Rising as Hanover
1995Heat as Detective Casals
1995Streets of Laredo as Famous Shoes
1994Street Fighter as Victor Sagat
1993Geronimo: An American Legend as Geronimo
1992The Last of the Mohicans as Magua
1991The Doors as Indian in Desert
1990Dances with Wolves as Toughest Pawnee
1988Powwow Highway as Buff

Himself (1 Credits)

2009Reel Injun as Himself


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