Larry Sellers

Larry Sellers (October 2, 1949 – December 9, 2021) was an Osage American actor and stuntman.

Larry Sellers
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Born(1949-10-02)October 2, 1949
DiedDecember 9, 2021(2021-12-09) (aged 72)
NationalityOsage Nation, American
OccupationTelevision and film actor, stuntman
Years active1985–2016

BackgroundEdit

Sellers was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, where he grew up.[1] After graduating high school, he joined the US Navy.[1]

Acting careerEdit

Sellers commonly portrayed Native American characters such as his role as Cloud Dancing on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. For his time on Dr. Quinn, Sellers is credited as the show's Native American Consultant. His other roles included the "Naked Indian" spirit from Wayne's World 2.[1]

Language advocacyEdit

Sellers was an Osage language instructor at the Osage Language Department and ceremonial leader.[1]

DeathEdit

Sellers died on December 9, 2021, at the age of 72 [2][3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Four Winds Short film
2007 Four Sheets to the Wind Cufe's Uncle Uncredited
2006 Sacred Blood The Baron Direct-to-DVD
1999 Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie Cloud Dancing TV movie
1996 Crazy Horse TV movie
1995 Skullduggery Indian short movie
1994 Lightning Jack Comanche Leader
1993 Wayne's World 2 Naked Indian
1993 Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert Vega
1991 Son of the Morning Star
1987 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues First Indian TV movie
1987 Like Father Like Son Navajo Helper
1987 The Quick and the Dead Running Wolf TV movie
1987 Assassination Indian Joe
1986 Agent on Ice Hubbards also Stunt and Stunt Coordinator
1985 Revolution Honchwah

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Sopranos Professor Del Redclay Episode 4.03 "Christopher"
1993–1998 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Cloud Dancing 77 episodes
1995 Beverly Hills, 90210 The Cheyenne/Sheriff Al Whitefeather 2 episode
1995 Hawkeye Tog-wah Episode 1.19, "The Plague"
1994 Walker, Texas Ranger Tom Running Wolf
1989 Life Goes On Mythic Indian Episode 1.08, "Call of the Wild"
1986 Crime Story Indian 'Billy Running Bird' Episode 1.01, "Pilot"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Larry Sellers, Osage, Cherokee and Lakota actor, dies at 72". Osage News. 12 December 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  2. ^ Docteur Quinn, femme médecin : Larry Sellers, star de la série, est mort à l'âge de 72 ans (in French)
  3. ^ "Larry Sellers, Actor on 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,' Dies at 72". The Hollywood Reporter. 12 December 2021.

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