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Wesley is a Native American film producer and actor. He is best known for his characters portraying Native Americans. He has made appearances in films like The Last of the Mohicans, Dances with Wolves, Street Fighter, and The New World. In his honor, Academy Awards honored him with an honorary award in 2020, becoming the first Indigenous American to receive the award. He is also the second North American from Indigenous tribes to ever receive the award. His debut came in 1988 with the film The Trial of Standing-Bear.
Wes Studi has been very successful throughout the years.
His first movie appearance came in 1988 when he made an appearance in the film The Trial of Standing-Bear. He mostly acts as a ruthless Native American warrior in films like Dances with Wolves in 1990 and Last of the Mohicans in 1992. In 1993, he appeared in the film The Broken Chain, where he played Eric Schweig’s character. He has gone on to appear in other films like The New World, Trail of Tears, Hostiles, and Mystery Men. Before acting, Wes served in the military and was involved in the Vietnam War with his 3rd Battalion 39th Infantry where he served for 12 months
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After finishing school, Wes taught Cherokee language and is credited in helping establish Cherokee Phoenix- a newspaper written in Cherokee language. He married his first wife, Rebecca Graves, in 1974, and the two have two children. His firstborn with Rebecca was a daughter who they named Leah. Their second born was a boy, and they named him Daniel. After eight years of marriage, the two divorced. This is when he left his ranching work to go and study acting after one of his friends told him it’s the best place where he would be able to meet beautiful women
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Rebecca Graves (m. 1974, div. 1982), Maura Dhu (m.1986)|
|Children/Kids||No/Yes (Leah, Daniel, and Kholan)|
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|Full/Real Name||Wesley Studi|
|Age (as of today)||75 years|
|Date of Birth||December 17, 1947|
|Place of Birth||Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma, US|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||82 kg, 181 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Wes Studi's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Wes Studi weighs 82 kg. Being born on December 17, 1947, translates to an age of 75 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
I’m proud to have served there for 12 months with Alpha Company of the 39th Infantry.Wes Studi
An old-codger comedy – that’s what I want to do.Wes Studi
I’m Cherokee, and there were times when social expansion was something that is needed by a cultural group or a national group.Wes Studi
I can be a teddy bear, but more people tend to see me as the other side of the coin, and that has to do with casting, more Iago than Hamlet. But I don’t play villains; I play people doing the right thing for the circumstances and time.Wes Studi
I came from a family that was pretty insularly Cherokee. We kept to ourselves – the white people were there, and we were here, and it was practically a segregated kind of thing.Wes Studi