Actor Apesanahkwat

Apesanahkwat (born January 19, 1949) is a Native American tribal leader and a film and television actor.

Apesanahkwat served as tribal chairman of the Menominee Indian Reservation eight times. He served in the United States Marine Corps and is a Vietnam War veteran. He is known for playing American Indian roles in such films and television series as Wind River, Northern Exposure, Stolen Women, Captured Hearts, Bagdad Cafe, and Babylon 5.



Year Title Role Notes
1987 Bagdad Cafe Sheriff Arnie
1994 Sioux City Clifford Rainfeather
2001 Lady in the Box Felix
2004 The Reawakening Henry Johnson / Dark Spirit Being
2005 The Rain Makers Joe Crying Eagle
2010 Nightbeasts Louis Freebird as Apesanahquat
2017 Wind River Dan Crowheart


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Tall Tales & Legends Interpreter Episode: “Annie Oakley”
1993 Harts of the West Andrew Episode: “Auggie’s End”
1993-1995 Northern Exposure Lester Haines Recurring role; 5 episodes
1994 Gunsmoke: One Man’s Justice Six Eyes Television film
1994-1995 Walker, Texas Ranger Raymond Firewalker Guest role; 3 episodes
1995 Babylon 5 Telepath #1 Episode: “A Race Through Dark Places”
1995 Siringo Chinonero Television film
1995 CBS Schoolbreak Special Elder Episode: “My Indian Summer”
1996 Goode Behavior Chief Steve Davis Episode: “Goode Samaritan”
1997 Stolen Women: Captured Hearts Bloody Knife Television film
1997 North of 60 Senator Jack Harper Episode: “Love Hurts”
2002 Skinwalkers Captain Butler Television film
2004 Helter Skelter Guard Duty Cop Television film
2015 Longmire Cheyenne Man Episode: “Down by the River”
2016 Ray Donovan Wovoka Guest role; 2 episodes

External Links

Actor Apesanahkwat – Wikipedia

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