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Biography

Pine Ridge, South Dakota, USA
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 The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Natural Born Killers (1994) and other movies. He has championed the rights of indigenous peoples in other countries as well as the U.S. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - In Memoriam

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

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Character: Willie Ortiz

Tiger Eyes 2012

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Character: Himself

The Last Shot 2004

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Character: Mudjekeewis

Song of Hiawatha 1997

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Character: Wa Tho Huck

Windrunner 1994

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Character: Ten Reed

Black Cat Run 1998

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Character: Shaman / Chief Sentry

Turok: Son of Stone 2008

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Character: Older Running Fox

Into the West 2005

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Character: Himself

Reel Injun 2009

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Character: Himself

Brando 2007

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Character: Himself - Co-Founder American Indian Movement

Incident at Oglala 1992

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