Wesley Studi is a Native American actor and film producer. He has garnered critical acclaim and awards throughout his career, particularly for his portrayal of Native Americans in film.
He has appeared in Academy Award-winning films, such as Dances with Wolves (1990) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and in the Academy Award-nominated films Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) and The New World (2005). He is also known for portraying Sagat in Street Fighter (1994).
Who is Wes Studi’s wife Maura Dhu Studi?
Wes Studi is married to Maura Dhu. The two have been married since 1986 and they have one son. Maura Dhu Studi is a singer and actress who also writes and produces films and television. She is Studi’s second wife; his first was Rebecca Graves from 1974 to 1982.
Studi appeared in his first film, The Trial of Standing Bear, in 1988. He is known for his roles as a ruthless Native American warrior, such as a Pawnee in Dances with Wolves (1990), and the Huron Magua in The Last of the Mohicans (1992).
A year later, he was cast with Eric Schweig for TNT’s film The Broken Chain, about the historic Iroquois League based in central and western present-day New York state. It was shot in Virginia. This was part of a group of productions shown over 14 months on TNT as its “Native American initiative”, including three television movies and several documentaries.