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Nickolas George Ramus (September 9, 1929 – May 30, 2007) was a Native American actor, best known for his appearances on television. He was a Blackfoot. He appeared as Grey Cloud in Born to the Wind and as Chief Lost Eagle of the Arapaho in the miniseries Centennial and as Red Cloud in Son of the Morning Star. He also appeared in the 1993 TNT film Geronimo about the historical Apache warrior of the same name. He married Harriet Mary Howard (1948- 1955) and had three children.
|Died||May 30, 2007 (aged 77)|
|Occupation||Film, television actor|
He played Gus Nunouz in the soap opera Falcon Crest:323 and had a recurring role as Chief Black Kettle in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Other TV credits include: Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie, Northern Exposure, MacGyver and Walker, Texas Ranger.
|1975||I Will Fight No More Forever||Rainbow||TV movie|
|1976||The Quest||Iron Hawk||TV movie|
|1979||The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again||Indian Chief|
|1980||Windwalker||Smiling Wolf / Crow Brother / Narrator|
|1982||The Legend of Walks Far Woman||Left Hand Bull||TV movie|
|1982||Born to the Wind||Grey Cloud||TV Series|
|1985||Invasion U.S.A.||Clark Little Hawk|
|1986||Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home||Saratoga Helmsman|
|1987||Love at Stake||Chief Wannatoka|
|1988||Journey to Spirit Island||Tom|
|1989||Caddie Woodlawn||Chief Tukenbheska|
|1993||Geronimo: An American Legend||TV movie|
|1995||3 Ninjas Knuckle Up||Chief Roundcreek|
|2006||The Treasure of Painted Forest||Mr. Godfrey|
|2007||Rapturious||Voice||Final film role|
|1974||Gunsmoke||Lynit||Episode: "The Iron Blood of Courage"|
|1977||Little House on the Prairie||Little Crow||Episode: "Freedom Flight"|
|1977||Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color||Tioga||Episode: "Kit Carson and the Mountain Men: Parts 1 & 2"|
|1978-1979||Centennial||Lost Eagle||Episodes: "The Wagon and the Elephant", "For as Long as the Waters Flow", "The Massacre", "The Scream of Eagles"|
|1979||The Chisholms||Tehohane||TV Mini-Series|
|1981-1982||Falcon Crest||Gus Nunouz||13 Episodes|
|1985||Tall Tales & Legends||Sitting Bull||Episode: "Annie Oakley"|
|1989||Paradise||Chief Black Cloud||Episode: "The Burial Ground"|
|1989||Monsters||Temple Guide||Episode: "Half as Old as Time"|
|1990||Northern Exposure||Chief||Episode: "Soapy Sanderson"|
|1991||Harry and the Hendersons||Medicine Man||Episode: "Roots, The Herb"|
|1991||MacGyver||Standing Wolf||Episode: "Trail of Tears"|
|1993-1995||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Chief Black Kettle||Episodes: "Pilot", "A Cowboy's Lullaby", "Running Ghost", "The Prisoner", "The Incident", "The Offering", "Buffalo Soldiers", "Indian Agent", "Washita: Parts 1 & 2"|
|1995||Walker, Texas Ranger||Bright Water||Episode: "On Sacred Ground"|
- "Special depicts Indian surrender". The Tampa Times. Florida, Tampa. April 12, 1975. p. 41. Retrieved September 25, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 125. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
- Lentz, Harris M., III (2008). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2007: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture. McFarland. p. 300. ISBN 9780786434817. Retrieved 26 September 2018.