Birth name Russell Charles Means NationalityUSA Birth 10 november 1939 at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (USA) Death 22 october 2012 (at 72 years) at Porcupine (USA)
Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an American actor, Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people and libertarian political activist. He became a prominent member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) after joining the organization in 1968, and helped organize notable events that attracted national and international media coverage.
Means was active in international issues of indigenous peoples, including working with groups in Central and South America, and with the United Nations for recognition of their rights. He was active in politics at his native Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and at the state and national level.
Beginning an acting career in 1992, he appeared in numerous films, including The Last of the Mohicans, and released his own music CD. He published his autobiography Where White Men Fear to Tread in 1995. Means died in 2012, less than a month before his 73rd birthday.
Means was married five times; the first four marriages ended in divorce. He was married to his fifth wife, Pearl Means until his death. He had a total of 7 children and 3 adopted children, adopted in the Lakota way (Sherry Means, March 4, 2014, based on probate papers of October 19, 2014).
On December 29, 1997, Means was arrested for assault and battery of his 56-year-old (then) father-in-law Leon Grant, a member of the Diné (Navajo) Nation. AIM Governing General Council issued a press release to reiterate its separation from Means.
As "a grandfather with twenty-two grandchildren", Russell Means divided his time "between Chinle, Navajo Nation, Arizona, and Porcupine, South Dakota.
Directed byRick Schroder OriginUSA GenresDrama ActorsEddie Spears, Julia Jones, Russell Means, Wayne Knight, Tim McGraw, Rick Schroder Roles Bud Rating60% Black Cloud (Eddie Spears), a young Navajo man, must take a journey of personal growth to prepare himself for a chance at boxing in the Olympics. When Eddie (Rick Schroder) returns to town with the rodeo and wants to rekindle his relationship with Black Cloud's girlfriend, Sammi (Julia Jones), Black Cloud confronts him and runs into trouble with the sheriff (Tim McGraw) after beating up Eddie who is Sammi's ex-boyfriend and the father of her child, as well as the Sheriff's nephew).
, 1h45 Directed byXavier Koller OriginUSA GenresDrama, Action, Romance, Western ActorsKiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Melinda Dillon, Molly Ringwald, Karina Logue Roles Joe Rating56% Rising rodeo star Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is recovering from injuries that almost took his life. Against the wishes of his mother Rose Braxton (Melinda Dillon) and girlfriend Connie (Molly Ringwald), Ely starts riding bulls again to achieve his dream of becoming a champion bull rider like his estranged father, Reid Braxton (Pete Postlethwaite). Ely's older brother, Hank (Kiefer Sutherland), is a champion bullfighter and stock contractor, and the two use each other to better their rodeo skills and work together at their family ranch in Santa Maria, California. As Ely's rodeo career becomes highly successful, he starts a relationship with Celia Jones (Daryl Hannah), who is a barrel racer and Hank's love interest. Hank is consumed with anger and jealousy at Ely's betrayal and the brothers become estranged.
, 1h26 Directed byBritt Allcroft GenresDrama, Science fiction, Animation ThemesTransport films, Rail transport films, Children's films ActorsAlec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Cody McMains, Michael E. Rodgers, Edward Glen Roles Billy Twofeathers Rating41% Sir Topham Hatt, the director of the Island of Sodor Railway, is on holiday leaving Mr. Conductor (Alec Baldwin) in charge. Meanwhile, while talking at Killaban station, Thomas (originally going to be voiced by John Bellis/voiced by Edward Glen) and Gordon (voiced by Neil Crone) encounter an evil and cross diesel locomotive named Diesel 10 (originally going to be voiced by Keith Scott/voiced by Neil Crone), who has a claw on top of him who he names "Pinchy" He states that he has incomplete work on Sodor. Meanwhile, in Shining Time, Mr. Conductor has his own problems as his supply of gold dust, which allows him to magically teleport from place to place, is running low and isn't enough to allow him to travel back from Sodor.
, 1h12 OriginUSA GenresBiography, Adventure, Animation, Romance ThemesFilms about animals, Films about dogs, Films about birds, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère ActorsIrene Bedard, Billy Zane, Jim Cummings, Donal Gibson, David Ogden Stiers, Linda Hunt Roles Powhatan (voice) Rating49% In London, John Smith is ambushed by a group of soldiers with a warrant for his arrest and presumed dead in the ensuing confrontation; Governor Ratcliffe has lied to King James (being a personal friend of the King) and framed Smith as the traitor from the first film in a plot to declare war against the Powhatan Nation while avoiding punishment for his own crimes. In order to prevent this, the King sends a young diplomat, John Rolfe, to bring Chief Powhatan to England for negotiations. In the New World, Pocahontas, Powhatan's daughter, mourns John Smith's death but is eventually able to move on. John Rolfe soon arrives, greeted by English civilians (who by now have settled in Jamestown) and a curious Pocahontas. Rolfe eventually speaks with Powhatan, but he refuses to accompany him to England, so Pocahontas goes in her father's stead, believing that she can bring about peace between the two nations. Powhatan sends a bodyguard, Uttamatomakkin (Uti) to accompany Pocahontas. Rolfe and Pocahontas have a rocky start, but gradually warm up to each other.
Directed byD.J. Caruso GenresThriller, Action ActorsPatrick Muldoon, Peter Greene, Amelia Heinle, Russell Means, Kevin J. O'Connor, Rex Linn Roles Ten Reed Rating57% Une fille est amoureuse d'un pompiste, malgré la désapprobation de son père. Ce dernier, shérif de la ville, juste après une confrontation avec le jeune homme, est assassiné par des taulards en fuite qui enlèvent sa fille. Tout le monde en ville est convaincu que le pompiste a fait le coup, tuant le père pour partir avec la fille. Les kidnappeurs sont donc poursuivis par le jeune homme, lui-même pourchassé par la police.