Gordon Bell High School
Played Slipknot in the star-packed summer blockbuster "Suicide Squad"
Nabbed a supporting role in the action-thriller "Diablo"
Nabbed a supporting role in the thriller "September Runs Red"
Starred on the TV series "Arctic Air"
Co-starred in the sci-fi action thriller "Cowboys & Aliens"
Played Tommy Flute for one season on the HBO drama "Big Love"
Starred in the HBO Films' adaptation of Dee Brown's novel, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" as the Sioux advocate, author and medical doctor Ohiyesa; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor
Joined the cast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC) for one season only, as Detective Chester Lake
Portrayed Ira Hayes, one of the men who lifted the flag at the battle of Iwo Jima in Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers"
Starred in "The Big Empty"
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in the WWII drama "Windtalkers"
Starred alongside Wes Studi in the TV adaptation of "Skinwalkers" for airing on PBS' "Mystery!"
Appeared in "Joe Dirt"
Had lead in the CBC series "Harry's Case"
Supported Russell Crowe in the hockey comedy-drama "Mystery, Alaska"
Breakthrough screen role as one of the leads in "Smoke Signals"
Appeared on the Canadian TV series "Madison"
Reunited with Bruce McDonald on the Canadian TV series "The Rez"
Had supporting role in the feature "A Boy Called Hate"
Co-starred in "Dance Me Outside," directed by Bruce McDonald
Feature debut in "Cadillac Girls"
TV acting debut in "Lonesome Dove" (CBS)
After parents' deaths, moved to Winnipeg when he was adopted by an aunt and uncle
Raised on the Dog Creek Reservation in Manitoba until parents' deaths
Beach is of Salteaux Indian descent.
As a teenager, Beach played in a rock band named Lethic.
Beach dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.