Gordon Tootoosis

Gordon Tootoosis


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 25-10-1941
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Poundmaker Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada
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  • Popularity: 4.96
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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.




Year Movie Character
2005 Hank Williams First Nation as Adelard Fox
1998 Big Bear as Chief Big Bear
1997 Forgotten Warriors as Narrator (voice)
2002 Christmas at Wapos Bay as Mushom
2007 That Beautiful Somewhere as Harold
1993 Call Of The Wild as Charlie
1974 Alien Thunder as Almighty Voice
2011 Doomsday Prophecy as John
2007 Hybrid as Grandpa
2002 Now & Forever as Ghost Fox
1993 Spirit Rider as Joe Moon
2008 Out In the Cold as Soft as Snow
1977 Amisk
1995 Pocahontas: The Legend as Chief Powhatan
1987 Stone Fox as Stone Fox
1978 Marie Ann as Chief Many Horses
2005 Fugitives Run as Dan John
1992 Lost in the Barrens II: The Curse of the Viking Grave as Mewasin
2002 Black Point as Standing Bear
1997 Keeping the Promise as Sakniss
2003 On the Corner as Floyd
2008 Skin and Bones as Eddie Bear
2000 Bear with Me as John Ours
2006 Boog and Elliot's Midnight Bun Run as Gordy
2001 Dream Storm: A North of 60 Mystery as Albert Golo
2003 Cowboys & Indians as James Harper
2001 The Doe Boy as Marvin
1992 Heritage Minutes: Peacemaker as Grandfather
1994 Legends of the Fall as One Stab
1996 Coyote Summer as Mopeah
2001 Nobody's Baby as Dog Havasu
2006 Open Season as Gordy (voice)
1996 Crazy Horse as Akicita
1997 Song of Hiawatha as Iagoo
1996 Alaska as Ben
2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee as Chief Red Cloud
1991 Blood River as Smiling Knife
2003 Dreamkeeper as Kills Enemy
2012 Guns, Girls and Gambling as The Chief
1995 Pocahontas as Kekata (voice)
2006 Mr. Soul
1991 Black Robe as Old Aenons
1992 Leaving Normal as Hank Amaruk
1996 Lone Star as Wesley Birdsong
1989 Last Train Home as Poundmaker
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1984 Airwolf (2 episode) as Charlie Rising Moon
1985 MacGyver (2 episode)
1987 Friday the 13th: The Series (1 episode) as Spotted Owl
2001 Smallville (2 episode) as Prof. Joseph Willowbrook
1995 500 Nations (8 episode)
1992 North of 60 (95 episode) as Albert Golo
1989 Bordertown (1 episode) as Chief Wild Eagle
2008 Fear Itself (1 episode) as Eddie Bear
1970 Madison (1 episode)
1985 Danger Bay (1 episode) as Warden Bill Bragg
1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (6 episode) as Joe Saugus
2004 Shoebox Zoo (13 episode) as Nathaniel Stone
1993 The X-Files (1 episode) as Shaman
2003 Moccasin Flats (15 episode) as Joe Redsky

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