Russell Means

Actor / Musician / Politician | * 11/10/1939 († 72, 10/22/2012) | Pine Ridge, South Dakota (United States of America (USA))
Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native Americans, libertarian political activist, actor, musician, and writer. 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 on numerous television series and in several films, including The Last of the Mohicans and Pocahontas and released his own music CD. Means published his autobiography Where White Men Fear to Tread in 1995. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Adventure | Western

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Movies with Russell Means as Actor(26)

as Big Jim2014 Days and Nights
as Willie Ortiz2012 Tiger Eyes
as himself2010 Reel Injun
as Dodds2008 Rez Bomb
as Pathfinder2007 Pathfinder
as Grandpa2007 Unearthed
as himself2004 The Last Shot
as Bud2004 Black Cloud
as The Chief2002 29 Palms
as Joe2002 Cowboy Up
as Billy Twofeathers2000 Thomas and the Magic Railroad
as Wódz Washakie2000 Wind River
as Ten Reed1998 Black Cat Run
as himself1997 Perfect Moment
as Arrowhead1996 The Pathfinder
as Sitting Bull1995 Buffalo Girls
as Powhatan (voice)1995 Pocahontas
as Old Indian1994 Natural Born Killers
as Chief1994 Wagons East!
as Wa Tho Huck (Country Ghost)1994 WindRunner
as Himself - Co-Founder American Indian Movement1992 Incident at Oglala
as Chingachgook1992 The Last of the Mohicans

TV Shows/Series with Russell Means as Actor(5)

as Benjamin Longshadow2013 Banshee
as Older Running Fox2005 Into the West
1994 Duckman

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Full Name: Russell Means
Born: Friday, 11/10 1939 (November) in Pine Ridge, South Dakota (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 10/22 2012 (October) in Porcupine (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Children: Tatanka Means
Siblings: Lorelei DeCora Means
Russell Means frequently works together with these people:
Jonathan Tropper (4x, Crew)
Christian Camargo (4x, Actor)
Antoinette Lewis King (4x, Actress)
Chuck Norris (3x, Actor)
Michael Mann (3x, Crew)
Paul Haggis (3x, Crew)
Kerry Rossall (3x, Actor)
Gil Birmingham (3x, Actor)
Ricky Schroder (3x, Actor)
Adam Targum (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26485, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 01/01/2022