Classic Hollywood Images with Native Men in Los Angeles

Meet the handsome and dapper  young Native American men that are part of #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood

Noah Watts, from the Crow /Blackfeet nation in Montana  is a talented actor and musician who’s charming good looks can be compared with James Dean, or even Elvis Presley and even to a young Bencio del toro. I’ve known of Noah  for over eight years. I first met him when I produce a short film that he was cast in. I saw the natural talent in Noah and his range in his acting ability is amazing, I even compared him to others as the “Native” James Dean,  and then when I saw him preform with his band, Nickel & Bones I saw that of young Elvis Presley on stage.  Noah is an extremely talented young man and I do hope to see him in more films in the future.

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Kholan Studie from the Cherokee nation, recently moved to Los Angeles from Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Kholan has a classic charm which is why I compared him to a young Tony Curtis. Kholan has been studying acting since he was a kid, as he has a father that is an actor too. I met Kholan a few months ago, and immediately saw his ability and drive to become successful entertainer.  What I admire about Kholan is his desire to become a positive role model to Native youth living on tribal reservation, which I definitely see him achieving.

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Brian Vallie  from the Crow Nation in Montana now lives in Los Angeles.  Although he doesn’t have a strong desire to act, he does partner well with his girlfriend as Warren Beatty’s from Bonnie and Clyde.  Brian moved to Los Angeles to work as a writer to change the negative perceptions of how people see and view Native peoples in film and television. Although his desire is not to become a actor, I think he would do fine in print, advertising and commercials with his tall lean physique.

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See more photos at These Days LA at 118 Winston Street, Los Angeles, 90013 from Aug 4th to 7th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Information about the show can be found online at https://thesedaysla.com  Exhibit will showcase 24 images and a short video of each of the actors throughout each day.  In addition, on Saturday, Aug 6th live art and drumming will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (More photos  can been seen at www.realndnz.com).

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