Rodney A. Grant
Mar. 9th, 1959
Rodney A. Grant's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Don't Come Knocking
2001 - Ghosts of Mars
1999 - Wild Wild West
1996 - The Substitute
1994 - F.T.W.
1993 - Geronimo: An American Legend
1992 - Gengis Khan
1991 - The Doors
1990 - Dances with Wolves
Guest TV Roles
Native American actor, Rodney Arnold Grant was born the 9th of March, 1959. After his biological parents abandoned him, his grandparents raised him from 6 months of age, up until 1982. Rodney has three daughters, two of which reside with their mother. He is now married to Lee-Anne, and they have a son, Walter. Over time, Rodney initially has performed in major motion pictures, as well as television appearances. One in particular CBS's Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997) (TV), opposite Janine Turner and Michael Greyeyes. On the big screen, Rodney is extensively known for his portrayal of "Wind in His Hair" in Dances with Wolves (1990). Inasmuch as Rodney has proven to be eclectic in his acting ability, he can "play the part" in other genus as well.
Rodney has other multitudinous ways in which he contributes to those in "need" -- especially the Native American Youth. For example, The Boys and Girls Club of Cheyenne country, South Dakota, where he is on the Board of Directors. At the present time, Rodney has taken an interim from acting to bestow his time to family, charities, and independent film making.
- (22 June 1999) Convicted on counts of failure to pay child support in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sentenced to five years probation, community service.
- Is of the Omaha Tribe.
- He has a daughter, Regina.
- He had a daughter, Jade Mesa-Grant, born 11th July 1982 and died 26th June 2000.
- (1991) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
- Rodney was almost cut from _Dances with Wolves (1990)_ (qv) because he was unable to learn the Lakota language. The casting director stepped in and worked extra hours, tutoring him so has to prevent him from being dropped to an extra in the film.
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