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Wes Studi is a Actor and Scriptwriter American born on 17 december 1947 at Tahlequah (USA)

Wes Studi

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Birth name Wesley Studie
Nationality USA
Birth 17 december 1947 (71 years) at Tahlequah (USA)

Wesley "Wes" Studi (born December 17, 1947) is an award-winning full-blood Native American actor and film producer from the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma near Tahlequah, and who has won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Native Americans in film.

He has appeared in Academy Award-winning films, such as Dances with Wolves (1990), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and the Academy Award-nominated films Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) and The New World (2005). He is also known for portraying Sagat in Street Fighter (1994) and appeared in the NBC series Kings and in Avatar (2009).

Biography

After an early marriage and divorce, Studi married again. He and his wife Maura Dhu Studi moved their family to a farm near Santa Fe, New Mexico in the early 1990s. They have a son, Kholan. Studi has a daughter, Leah, and a son, Daniel, from his first marriage. Studi and his wife perform in the band "Firecat of Discord".

Best films

Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
(Actor)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
(Actor)

Usually with

Adam Beach
Adam Beach
(6 films)
Michael Mann
Michael Mann
(2 films)
Walter Hill
Walter Hill
(2 films)
James Cameron
James Cameron
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Wes Studi (37 films)

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Actor

Hostiles
Hostiles (2018)
, 2h14
Directed by Scott Cooper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Historical, Western
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Adam Beach, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons
Roles Yellow Hawk
Rating71% 3.595153.595153.595153.595153.59515
En 1892, le capitaine Joseph J. Blocker, légende de l'armée américaine, est chargé d'une mission qu'il accepte à contrecœur. Avec ses hommes, il doit escorter Yellow Hawk, un chef de guerre cheyenne mourant, ainsi que sa famille, pour retourner sur leurs terres tribales. Durant le voyage entre le Nouveau-Mexique et le Montana, les militaires et les Cheyennes vont devoir faire preuve de solidarité et d'entraide, pour survivre au périple, aux Comanches et aux trappeurs hostiles qu'ils vont croiser. Ils vont aussi croiser la route d'une veuve dont la famille a été assassinée par un raid comanche.
Road to Paloma
Directed by Jason Momoa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Sarah Shahi, Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet, Michael Raymond-James, Wes Studi, Jill Wagner
Roles Numay
Rating61% 3.051613.051613.051613.051613.05161
After murdering his mother's rapist, Wolf (Jason Momoa), a Native American, flees from the law. Six months later he meets up with a drifter called Cash (Robert Homer Mollohan) and heads north to his sister's property where he intends to go spread his mother's ashes, but with the law right behind him his dream to lay his mother to peace may come at a price.
A Million Ways to Die in the West, 1h56
Directed by Seth MacFarlane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Actors Charlize Theron, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman
Roles Cochise
Rating60% 3.048033.048033.048033.048033.04803
In 1882, in the town of Old Stump, Arizona, a cowardly sheep farmer named Albert Stark (Seth MacFarlane) is dumped by his beloved girlfriend Louise (Amanda Seyfried) as a result of his withdrawal from a gunfight. He prepares to leave for San Francisco, believing that the frontier holds nothing for him. Meanwhile, infamous outlaw Clinch Leatherwood (Liam Neeson) robs and kills an old prospector (Matt Clark) for a gold nugget. He orders his right-hand man Lewis (Evan Jones) to escort his wife Anna (Charlize Theron) to Old Stump to lie low while he continues his banditry. Lewis and Anna arrive in Old Stump under the guise of two siblings intending to build a farm, but Lewis is arrested after shooting the Pastor's (John Aylward) son (Dylan Kenin) in a saloon. During the ensuing brawl, Albert saves Anna from being crushed by two of the brawlers, and the two become friends. They attend a County Fair where Louise's new boyfriend, the foppish Foy (Neil Patrick Harris), challenges Albert to a shooting contest. Albert is defeated, but Anna steps up and defeats Foy. Foy insults Albert, who angrily challenges Foy to a duel in a week's time.
Planes: Fire & Rescue, 1h23
Directed by Roberts Gannaway
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Aviation films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Dane Cook, Julie Bowen, Stacy Keach, Regina King, Fred Willard, Danny Mann
Roles Windlifter
Rating60% 3.000153.000153.000153.000153.00015
Since winning the Wings Around the Globe race in the first film, Dusty Crophopper has a successful career as a racer. Unfortunately, his engine's gearbox becomes damaged due to being regularly forced over its limits. With that particular model of gearbox now out of production and none available anywhere, Dusty's mechanic Dottie fits a warning light to his control panel to ensure he doesn't damage his gearbox any further. No longer able to race and faced with the possibility of returning to his old job as a crop-duster, Dusty goes on a defiant flight and tests his limits. In doing so, Dusty exceeds his limits and makes a forced landing at Propwash Junction airport, causing a fire.
Sugar
Sugar (2013)
, 2h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Shenae Grimes-Beech, Corbin Bleu, Marshall Allman, Austin Williams, Will Peltz, Nastassja Kinski
Roles Bishop
Rating57% 2.8605252.8605252.8605252.8605252.860525
The story of a group of homeless kids as they try to survive on the streets of Venice Beach seen through the eyes of a 20 year old named, Sugar.
Sugar
Sugar (2013)
, 2h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Shenae Grimes-Beech, Marshall Allman, Corbin Bleu, Austin Williams, Nastassja Kinski, Wes Studi
Roles Bishop
Rating57% 2.8605252.8605252.8605252.8605252.860525
Based on true events experienced by Rotimi Rainwater, Sugar is the story of a young girl named Sugar with a troubled past trying to survive on the streets of Venice Beach. Sugar suffers from PTSD after losing her entire family in a horrific car crash. She survives with her group of outcast friends on the streets of Venice Beach, trying to find their own place in the world. Like so many homeless youth, Sugar is running from the pain of her past and will do anything to escape it. However, with the help of Bishop, her counselor in the youth shelter, she is able to reconnect with her uncle who has been searching for her. Sugar's new world starts to crumble when forced to confront the demons she's run from for the last two years. Sugar is an all too common story of a troubled youth learning how to stop hiding, and to start healing.
Being Flynn, 1h42
Directed by Paul Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about families
Actors Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Olivia Thirlby, Julianne Moore, Eddie Rouse, Lili Taylor
Roles The Captain
Rating63% 3.1991953.1991953.1991953.1991953.199195
Nick Flynn (Dano) is an aspiring writer who works at a homeless shelter where his estranged father Jonathan (De Niro) is a client. Jonathan, an alcoholic ex-con and self-proclaimed "master storyteller", left Nick's mother Jody (Moore) years earlier to raise Nick on her own. She eventually committed suicide, for which Nick feels responsible. Jonathan gets into fights with the other clients, and Nick is tempted to throw him out. Nick and Jonathan get into an intense argument, during which Jonathan tells Nick that they are the same. The stress of seeing his father again drives Nick to drink heavily and abuse drugs, costing him his relationship with his girlfriend and coworker, Denise (Olivia Thirlby).
The Undying, 1h45
Origin USA
Actors Robin Weigert, Wes Studi, Jay O. Sanders, Sybil Temtchine, Sybil Darrow
Roles Detective Frank Wascoe

Dr. Barbara Haughton (Robin Weigert) discovers the farmhouse she's recently rented is inhabited by the ghost of Elijah Parmenter, a Civil War soldier.
Avatar
Avatar (2009)
, 2h41
Directed by James Cameron
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about disabilities, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Mise en scène d'une plante
Actors Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodríguez, Joel Moore, Giovanni Ribisi
Roles Eytukan
Rating74% 3.7100953.7100953.7100953.7100953.710095
By 2154, humans have depleted Earth's natural resources, leading to a severe energy crisis. The Resources Development Administration, RDA for short, mines for a valuable mineral – unobtanium – on Pandora, a densely forested habitable moon orbiting the gas giant Polyphemus in the Alpha Centauri star system. Pandora, whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, is inhabited by the Na'vi, 10-foot tall (3.0 m), blue-skinned, sapient humanoids who live in harmony with nature and worship a mother goddess called Eywa.
21 and a Wake-Up
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Medical-themed films, Political films
Actors Amy Acker, JC Chasez, Danica McKellar, Faye Dunaway, Tom Sizemore, Todd Cahoon
Rating53% 2.691952.691952.691952.691952.69195
The film is based on real events, focusing on the lives of three young nurses, one of whom undertakes a treacherous journey up the Mekong River to Cambodia to save a very young Vietnamese-American girl before her life is destroyed during the American bombing of Cambodia.
Call of the Wild
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs
Actors Christopher Lloyd, Wes Studi, Timothy Bottoms, Ariel Gade, Devon Graye, Aimee Teegarden
Roles Hatcher
Rating53% 2.6648652.6648652.6648652.6648652.664865
A modern-day retelling of Jack London's classic novel. A recently widowed man "Grandpa" Bill Hale in Montana takes his granddaughter Ryann in for several weeks while her parents are out of the country. When a wild wolf (Wolf-dog hybrid) shows up injured on the back porch one night, Ryann decides that wants to take the wolf, who she names Buck, back to Boston with her as a pet, but Grandpa knows that Buck will eventually have to return to the wild.
The Only Good Indian, 1h54
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Wes Studi, J. Kenneth Campbell
Roles Sam
Rating64% 3.2444553.2444553.2444553.2444553.244455
The story is set in Kansas during the early 1900s. A teenaged Native American boy (newcomer Winter Fox Frank) is taken from his family and forced to attend a distant Indian `training` school to assimilate into White society. When he escapes to return to his family, Sam Franklin (Wes Studi), a bounty hunter of Cherokee descent, is hired to find and return him to the institution. Franklin, a former Indian scout for the U.S. Army, has renounced his Native heritage and has adopted the White Man’s way of life, believing it’s the only way for Indians to survive. Along the way, a tragic incident spurs Franklin’s longtime nemesis, the famous `Indian Fighter` Sheriff Henry McCoy (J. Kenneth Campbell), to pursue both Franklin and the boy.
Older than America, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Adam Beach, Bradley Cooper, Tantoo Cardinal, Wes Studi, Dennis Banks, Chris Mulkey
Roles Richard Two Rivers
Rating56% 2.804292.804292.804292.804292.80429
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