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Graham Greene

Birthdate:   22 June 1952
Category: Movies

Graham Greene, is a fine Native American actor. He was Born on June 22, of 1956 within the Six Nations Reserve located outside of Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Greene is an actor of television, stage, film and voice. He is as solid in dramatic acting as he is in comedy. Before he became an actor he worked as a draftsman, steelworker, civil technologist, and as a sound engineer for a major rock band located in Canada.

Upon Graduating from the Centry of Indigenous Theatre, a Native Theatre school program in 1974, he began his acting career in 1976. As one of the Nation's most high-profile aboriginal performers, best known in theatre for his performances in Tomson Highway's Dry lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing and also in Judith Thompson's play The Crackwalker at the Native Earth Performing Arts. Mr Greene has also performed in London, England at Theatre Passe Muraille, Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Royal Alexandra Theatre and the 25th Street Theatre.

He has won several awards including, a Dora Mavor Moore Award For best performance in Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing,1989, and a Gemini for his role as "Mr. Crabby Tree" in Dudley the Dragon a Childrens Program. Mr. Greene was Nominated for Best Performance by an actor in a Supporting Role in 1990, for his performance as " Kicking Bird" in Dances With Wolves. Graham Greene has also won a First American in The Arts award in 1996 for his role as" Joe Lambert" in Die Hard with a Vengeance.

In 1997,Graham Greene was hospitalized after a suicide attempt and a stand-off with police. He has since returned to work, notably on CBC TV,and in several other films." Which we are proud that he has taken part in". And he has gone public to discuss his battle with clinical depression.

Mr. Greene lives outside of Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada with his lovely wife Hilary Blackmore and thier children.
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