Wes Studi

Wes Studi

actor, producer, director

Wes Studi was born on Dec 17, 1947 in USA. Wes Studi's big-screen debut came with Longarm directed by Virgil W. Vogel in 1988, strarring The Ute. Wes Studi is known for Spirit Rangers directed by Dominique Monfery, Sky Lakota-Lynch stars as Stink Bug and Brody Bett as Pando. Wes Studi has got 8 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Wes Studi achieved is Academy Awards, USA. The upcoming new tvshow Wes Studi plays is Spirit Rangers - Season 2 which will be released on Oct 10, 2022.

From small-town Oklahoma native to internationally acclaimed actor and musician, Wes Studi credits his passion and multi-faceted background for his powerful character portrayals that forever changed a Hollywood stereotype. Within a few years of his arrival in Hollywood, Studi caught the attention of the public in Danse avec les loups (1990). In 1992, his powerful performance as "Magua" in Le dernier des Mohicans (1992) established him as one of the most compelling actors in the business.Studi has since appeared in more than 80 film and television productions, including Geronimo (1993), Monsieur Flynn (2012), Avatar (2009), Comanche Moon (2008), Streets of Laredo (1995), Mystery Men (1999), Kings (TV Series), Le nouveau monde (2005), Hell on Wheels: L'Enfer de l'Ouest (2011), Enterre mon coeur à Wounded Knee (2007) and Seraphim Falls (2006). He also brought Tony Hillerman's "Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn" to life in a series of PBS specials produced by Robert Redford: Skinwalkers (2002), Coyote Waits (2003), and A Thief of Time (2003).Studi was born in Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma, the son of Maggie (Nofire), a housekeeper, and Andy Studie, a ranch hand. Studi exclusively spoke his native Cherokee language until beginning school at the age of five. A professional horse trainer, Studi began acting at The American Indian Theatre Company in Tulsa in the mid-80s.Studi and his wife, Maura Dhu Studi, live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They have a son, Kholan. Studi has a daughter, Leah, and a son, Daniel, from a previous marriage.

  • Birthday

    Dec 17, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma, USA
  • Also known

    Wesley Studie

Known For


8 wins & 2 nominations

Academy Awards, USA
Winner - Honorary Award
American Indian Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - American Indian Movie Award
The Only Good Indian (2009)
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - American Indian Movie Award
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Movies & TV Shows

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