Six Nations actor inducted into Order Of Canada

OTTAWA — Graham Greene, Oneida of Six Nations, has been selected as on of 100 new inductees into the Order of Canada for “achievements as a pioneering and versatile actor of the stage and screen.”

Greene’s acting career has seen him through four decades of stage, television and film. He is best known for is role in Dances With Wolves, for which received an Oscar nomination. Last fall Greene was awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dreamcatcher Gala.

Greene has appeared in several films throughout his career including the Twilight Saga, The Green Mile and Maina. He now stars as ‘Rafe McCawley’ in the Showcase Sci-Fi drama “Defiance”. This summer Greene is shooting a film in Canada with ‘The Help’s Octavia Spencer and Tim McGraw.

The Order of Canada will be presented to Greene during a ceremony at a later date.


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