John Trudell

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Born: 02/15/1946 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

No More Smoke Signals 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 11th Hour 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Thousand Roads 2004 (Movie)

Narrator (Actor)

Stand and Be Counted 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Alcatraz Is Not An Island 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Smoke Signals 1998 (Movie)

Randy Peone (Actor)

The West 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Extreme Measures 1996 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

On Deadly Ground 1994 (Movie)

Johnny Redfeather (Actor)

Crossroads 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Incident at Oglala 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Thunderheart 1992 (Movie)

Jimmy Looks Twice (Actor)

Farm Aid IV 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Powwow Highway 1989 (Movie)

Louie Short Hair (Actor)

The Californians 1983 (Movie)

(Actor)

DreamKeeper (TV Show)

Actor
Music (2)

Skins 2002 (Movie)

("Spirit Horses") (Song Performer)

Incident at Oglala 1992 (Movie)

music score producer (Music)
Other (2)

Into the Mainstream 1990 (Movie)

poem("Grafitti Man") (Other)

The Broken Chain (TV Show)

Advisor

Milestones

2012

Made final film appearance in "Dark Blood"

2005

"Trudell," a documentary about his life, was released to great acclaim

2004

Appeared in "Sawtooth"

1989

Made film debut in "Powwow Highway"

Bonus Trivia

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Trudell served in the United States Navy from 1963 to 1967, and was one of the earliest U.S. military men to be sent to Vietnam.

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Trudell was best known for serving as the official spokesperson of the Indians' of All Tribes 1969 takeover of Alcatraz.

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Trudell suffered a major tragedy when his pregnant wife and three children were killed in a suspicious house fire; he later suspected arson as the motive.

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In the early 1980s, Trudell turned his focus into writing and music. Over the next several years he played on several albums, in addition to publishing a collection of poems in 2008.

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