Sheila Tousey

Actor, Dancer, Producer
Lithe Native American actor who first met director Sam Shephard while playing Maggie Eagle Bear in Michael Apted's "Thunderheart" (1992). Tousey went on to star in Shephard's "Silent Tongue" (1993) as the ghost of River ... Read more »
Born: 06/04/1960

Filmography

Actor (25)

Christmas in the Clouds 2005 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

This So-Called Disaster 2004 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Skinwalkers 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Song of Hiawatha 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Ravenous 1999 (Movie)

Martha (Actor)

Sparkler 1999 (Movie)

Hurricane (Actor)

Backroads 1998 (Movie)

Grace (Actor)

The West 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Grand Avenue 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lord of Illusions 1995 (Movie)

Jennifer Desiderio (Actor)

The Way West 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Voice

Silent Tongue 1994 (Movie)

Awbonnie/ Ghost (Actor)

Medicine River 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thunderheart 1992 (Movie)

Maggie Eagle Bear (Actor)

A Thief of Time (TV Show)

Actor

Coyote Waits (TV Show)

Actor

DreamKeeper (TV Show)

Actor

Slaughter of the Innocents (TV Show)

Actor

Wildflowers (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Lithe Native American actor who first met director Sam Shephard while playing Maggie Eagle Bear in Michael Apted's "Thunderheart" (1992). Tousey went on to star in Shephard's "Silent Tongue" (1993) as the ghost of River Phoenix's dead wife and as her twin sister.

EDUCATION

Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

New York , New York

studied American Indian law and theater as undergraduate

Milestones

2001

Offered memorable turn in the independent film "Christmas in the Clouds"; also served as one of the movie's co-producers

1993

TV acting debut, "Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun"

1992

Feature acting debut, "Thunderheart"

Started performing Native American dances as a child on the Menominee and Stockbridge-Munsee Indian reservations

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