Russell Means

Russell Means

actor, producer, soundtrack

Russell Means was born on Nov 10, 1939 in USA. Russell Means's big-screen debut came with The Last of the Mohicans directed by Michael Mann in 1992, strarring Chingachgook. Russell Means is known for Rez Bomb directed by Steven Lewis Simpson, Amara Zaragoza stars as Harmony and Trent Ford as Scott. The upcoming new movie Russell Means plays is Tiger Eyes which will be released on Jun 07, 2013.

Russell Means was born an Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian. He was the first national director of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in which role he became prominent during the 1973 standoff with the U.S. government at Wounded Knee. In 1987, he joined the U.S. Libertarian Party and announced his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination. (He lost the nomination to Congressman Ron Paul). Since 1992, Means has appeared in Le dernier des Mohicans (1992), Tueurs nés (1994) and other movies. He has championed the rights of indigenous peoples in other countries as well as the U.S. In a televised speech to the 2000 Libertarian Party National Convention, Means said that he prefers the label "Indian" to the more politically-correct "Native American". "Everyone who is born in America is a native American", he said.

  • Birthday

    Nov 10, 1939
  • Place of Birth

    Pine Ridge, South Dakota, USA

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