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Michael Greyeyes

Highest Rated:   86% Smoke Signals (1998)
Lowest Rated:   12% Firestorm (1998)
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Birthplace:   Qu´Appelle Valley, Sasketchewan, Canada
Michael Greyeyes is an actor best known for his work in films such as: Skinwalkers, Dance Me Outside, Sunshine State, Smoke Signals, Big Bear, Skipped Parts, Firestorm, Geronimo for TNT, and Stolen Women: Captured Hearts and The Lost Child for CBS. In 1996, Michael starred in the TNT Original Films production of Crazy Horse in the title role, for which he garnered much critical acclaim. His other television credits include guest appearances on Millennium, Body and Soul, Walker Texas Ranger, Harsh Realm, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman and Charmed. Michael is Plains Cree. His father is from the Muskeg Lake First Nation and his mother is from the Sweetgrass First Nation, both located in Saskatchewan, Canada. A graduate of The National Ballet School in 1984, he went on to apprentice with The National Ballet of Canada before joining the company as a full Corps de Ballet member in 1987. After three years, he left the National Ballet to join the company of choreographer Eliot Feld in New York City. Eliot Feld created two roles especially for him in the ballets Common Ground and Bloom's Wake. As well, Michael danced many featured roles in Mr. Feld's most acclaimed works, such as Endsong, Intermezzo, Embraced Waltzes, Contrapose, and The Jig is Up.Since retiring from dance in 1994, Michael has continued to work on stage as an actor, choreographer and teacher. Some of this work was seen in He Who Dreams: Michael Greyeyes On The Powwow Trail, a one-hour documentary shown on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for a national audience.Most recently, he appeared in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest at Porthouse Theatre in the role of Chief Bromden, before completing the filming of Dreamkeeper, an ABC mini-series, shot on location in Alberta, Canada.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
52% Jimmy P.
  • Allan
2014
No Score Yet Kissed By Lightning
  • Actor
2009
36% Passchendaele
  • Highway
2008
62% The New World
  • Rupwew
$12.5M 2005
No Score Yet Skinwalkers
  • Dr. Stone
2002
44% Zigzag
  • Dale
2002
80% Sunshine State
  • Billy Trucks
$2.9M 2002
No Score Yet The Lost Child
  • Eddie
2000
No Score Yet Carrera contra el Tiempo
  • Johnny Black Eagle
2000
No Score Yet Skipped Parts
  • Hank Elkrunner
2000
86% Smoke Signals
  • Junior Polatkin
1998
No Score Yet Fallen Knight
  • Gray Eagle
1998
12% Firestorm
  • Andy
1998
No Score Yet Big Bear
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet True Women
  • Tarantula
1997
No Score Yet Stolen Women, Captured Hearts
  • Tokalah
1997
No Score Yet Rude
  • Actor
1996
No Score Yet Crazy Horse
  • Crazy Horse
1996
69% Dance Me Outside
  • Gooch
1994
No Score Yet Geronimo
  • Juh
1993

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Tecumseh
  • 2009
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Sonny
  • 2005

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