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Gordon Tootoosis

Gordon Tootoosis first acting role was in the film Alien Thunder (1974), with Chief Dan George and Donald Sutherland. He portrayed Albert Golo in 52 episodes of North of 60 in the 1990s. He is best known to British audiences for playing the Native American Joe Saugus, who negotiates the purchase of the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet series 3 (2002). Gordon appeared in the CBC Television mini-series By Way of the Stars with Eric Schweig as Black Thunder and Tantoo Cardinal as Franoise. He appeared in the award-winning movie Legends of the Fall (1994), and starred with Russell Means in Disney's Pocahontas (1995) and Song of Hiawatha (1997). In 1999, he and Tantoo Cardinal became founding members of the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company. In 2011, he appeared in Gordon Winter at the Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon and Prairie Scene in Ottawa, his first stage role in 15 years. Tootoosis won a Gemini Award for his work on the animated show Wapos Bay: The Series and was nominated twice for his work on North of 60.

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Oct 25, 1941 In Poundmaker Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
Latest Project:
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling 2011-11-14
Known For
Series For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots 2021
Movie Doomsday Prophecy John 2011-08-13
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling The Chief 2011-11-14
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Chief Red Cloud 2007-05-27
Movie That Beautiful Somewhere Harold 2007-04-20
Movie Hybrid Grandpa 2007-08-14
Movie Boog and Elliot's Midnight Bun Run Gordy 2006-12-15
Movie Open Season Gordy (voice) 2006-09-29
Movie Fugitives Run Dan John 2005-01-01
Movie Dreamkeeper Kills Enemy 2003-12-28
Movie On the Corner Floyd 2003-01-01
Movie Black Point Standing Bear 2002-09-24
Movie Now & Forever Ghost Fox 2002-08-15
Movie Dream Storm: A North of 60 Mystery Albert Golo 2001-10-01
Movie The Doe Boy Marvin 2001-01-25
Movie Nobody's Baby Dog Havasu 2001-01-01
Movie Bear with Me John Ours 2000-01-01
Movie Big Bear Chief Big Bear 1998-02-09
Movie Keeping the Promise Sakniss 1997-01-05
Movie Crazy Horse Akicita 1996-07-07
Movie Coyote Summer Mopeah 1996-01-01
Movie Lone Star Wesley Birdsong 1996-06-21
Movie Pocahontas Kekata (voice) 1995-06-14
Movie Pocahontas: The Legend Chief Powhatan 1995-06-01
Series 500 Nations 1995-04-20
Movie Legends of the Fall One Stab 1994-04-28
Movie Call of the Wild 1993-01-01
Series North of 60 Albert Golo 1992-12-03
Movie Lost in the Barrens II: The Curse of the Viking Grave Mewasin 1992-01-05
Movie Black Robe Old Aenons 1991-09-05
Movie Blood River Smiling Knife 1991-03-17
Movie Last Train Home Poundmaker 1989-11-30
Movie Stone Fox Stone Fox 1987-03-30
Movie Marie Ann Chief Many Horses 1978-08-02
Movie Alien Thunder Almighty Voice 1974-02-22