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Adam Beach

Actor and Star of the Academy Award-Nominated film "Flags of Our Fathers"

Adam Beach is a Canadian-born actor whose illustrious career continues to traverse screens both small and large.

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Adam Beach is a Canadian-born actor whose illustrious career continues to traverse screens both small and large. He will next be seen heavily recurring in BIG LOVEs fourth season on HBO. Adam received a Golden Globe nomination for his turn as Charles Eastman in the HBO film adaptation of the world renowned book BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE. His performance led to a series regular role on Law & Order: SVU playing the role of IceTs partner, Chester Lake.

Beach is a member of the Ojibwa Nation and his work is strongly rooted in his Native heritage, bringing a unique and diverse perspective to his craft. His commitment to his spiritual development through traditional grass dancing enhances his work.

Adam may today be best known for his portrayal of Victor Joseph in Smoke Signals, which won the Filmmakers Trophy Award and the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Adams first brush with fame occurred in his follow up, starring opposite Nicolas Cage in John Woos Windtalkers, the story of the Navajo Code Talkers, who spoke their language as a code during World War II.

Adam is also known for his work in the CBS mini-series Comanche Moon he played Blue Duck opposite a star studded cast including Val Kilmer and Steve Zahn. On the big screen, Adam received much critical acclaim for his powerful starring turn as Ira Hayes, in FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS directed by Clint Eastwood, written by Paul Haggis, and produced by Stephen Spielberg.

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    Adam will discuss his life, work and the on going struggle for Native Americans and how he hopes to rewrite the “Hollywood” Indian story by advocating for Indian Rights

    Another Topic: Adam has spoken about is: Living a healthy lifestyle, peer pressure, bullying, Drug Free, culture/language preservation

     

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