Cherokee actor who gained recognition for his roles as proud Native Americans. He received critical acclaim for his roles in Geronimo: An American Legend, Kings, and Avatar.
Prior to grade school, he did not know English and only spoke Cherokee.
He was in Dances With Wolves, The Last of the Mohicans, and Mystery Men.
His parents Maggie and Andy Studi raised him in Oklahoma. He married Maura Dhu Studi in 1990 and he has three kids named Daniel, Kholan and Leah.
He appeared in The Last of the Mohicans with Russell Means.