Adam Beach

Actor, Musician, Activist
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Born: 11/11/1972 in Ashern, Manitoba, CA

Filmography

Actor (56)

Conan 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Diablo 2016 (Movie)

Nakoma (Actor)

Suicide Squad 2016 (Movie)

Slipknot (Actor)

Backstrom 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Devil's Gate 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Into the Grizzly Maze 2015 (Movie)

Johnny Cadillac (Actor)

Bliss 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ice Soldiers 2014 (Movie)

TC Cardinal (Actor)

The Stranger 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Turok: Son of Stone 2014 (Movie)

Voice of Turok (Actor)

A Fighting Man 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hell on Wheels 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Revolution 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Warrior's Heart 2011 (Movie)

Duke Wayne (Actor)

Combat Hospital 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cowboys & Aliens 2011 (Movie)

Nat Colorado (Actor)

Big Love 1996 - 1997, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hawaii Five-O 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Walker, Texas Ranger 1994 - 1997, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Comanche Moon 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Older Than America 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 1996 - 1997, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Flags of Our Fathers 2006 (Movie)

Ira Hayes (Actor)

Bottoms Up 2005 (Movie)

Jesus de Jesus (Actor)

Now & Forever 2005 (Movie)

John Myron (Actor)

Cowboys and Indians 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

JAG 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Everwood 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Skinwalkers 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Big Empty 2003 (Movie)

Randy (Actor)

Sizzlin' 16 of 2002 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Windtalkers 2002 (Movie)

Ben Yahzee (Actor)

First Wave 1998 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Joe Dirt 2001 (Movie)

Kicking Wing (Actor)

Song of Hiawatha 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Art of Woo 2000 (Movie)

Ben Crowchild (Actor)

Mystery, Alaska 1999 (Movie)

Galin Winetka (Actor)

My Brother 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Smoke Signals 1998 (Movie)

Victor Joseph (Actor)

The Last Stop 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Boy Called Hate 1996 (Movie)

Billy Little Plume (Actor)

My Indian Summer 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Concert of the Americas 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Coyote Summer 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dance Me Outside 1995 (Movie)

Frank Fencepost (Actor)

Legend 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Cadillac Girls 1994 (Movie)

Will (Actor)

Squanto: A Warrior's Tale 1994 (Movie)

Squanto (Actor)

A Thief of Time (TV Show)

Actor

Coyote Waits (TV Show)

Actor

Lost in the Barrens (TV Show)

Actor

Luna: Spirit of the Whale (TV Show)

Actor

Spirit Rider (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Luke Beach

Son
Born in January 1998 mother, Meredith Porter

Noah Beach

Son
Born in February 1996 mother, Meredith Porter

Tara Mason

Wife
Married in 2003

Meredith Porter

Wife
Divorced in 2002

EDUCATION

Gordon Bell High School

Milestones

2016

Played Slipknot in the star-packed summer blockbuster "Suicide Squad"

2015

Nabbed a supporting role in the action-thriller "Diablo"

2012

Nabbed a supporting role in the thriller "September Runs Red"

2012

Starred on the TV series "Arctic Air"

2011

Co-starred in the sci-fi action thriller "Cowboys & Aliens"

2010

Played Tommy Flute for one season on the HBO drama "Big Love"

2007

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

2007

Joined the cast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC) for one season only, as Detective Chester Lake

2006

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"

2003

Starred in "The Big Empty"

2002

Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in the WWII drama "Windtalkers"

2002

Starred alongside Wes Studi in the TV adaptation of "Skinwalkers" for airing on PBS' "Mystery!"

2001

Appeared in "Joe Dirt"

2000

Had lead in the CBC series "Harry's Case"

1999

Supported Russell Crowe in the hockey comedy-drama "Mystery, Alaska"

1998

Breakthrough screen role as one of the leads in "Smoke Signals"

1997

Appeared on the Canadian TV series "Madison"

1996

Reunited with Bruce McDonald on the Canadian TV series "The Rez"

1996

Had supporting role in the feature "A Boy Called Hate"

1994

Co-starred in "Dance Me Outside," directed by Bruce McDonald

1993

Feature debut in "Cadillac Girls"

1989

TV acting debut in "Lonesome Dove" (CBS)

1981

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

Bonus Trivia

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Beach is of Salteaux Indian descent.

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As a teenager, Beach played in a rock band named Lethic.

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Beach dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.

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Prior to becoming a film and TV actor, Beach honed his acting chops by appearing in plays all across his home province of Manitoba, Canada.

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