Fargo and Dances With Wolves actor Steve Reevis passes away at age 55
Actor Steve Reevis has passed away at the age of 55.
The Native American actor, who had supporting roles in the movies Fargo and Last of the Dogmen, died at a hospital in Missoula, Montana on Friday.
Ralph Foster of the Foster Funeral Home said he did not know the cause of death.
Legend: Actor Steve Reevis has passed away at the age of 55 at a hospital in Missoula, Montana on Friday; (pictured 2015)
Reevis was a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and born in Browning, Montana to Lloyd and Lila Reevis.
After auditioning for stunt work on the movie War Games, Reevis wanted to try his hand at acting.
He soon found work in the television productions of Lakota Moon and Miracle in the Wilderness.
Credits: The Native American actor had supporting roles in the movies Dancing Fargo and Last of the Dogmen
After a few more stints on the small screen as well as some commercials, Reeves landed parts in the films Twins and The Doors.
Later he appeared in the movie Dances With Wolves and the 2005 version of The Longest Yard.
His television credits also included Walker, Texas Ranger, Jag and Bones.
Beginnings: Reevis was a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and born in Browning, Montana to Lloyd and Lila Reevis; (pictured in Fargo)
First Americans in the Arts honored Reeves with an award for his supporting roles in both Fargo and the TV movie Crazy Horse in 1996.
Reevis is survived by his wife, Macile, and four children - sons Joseph, Kyiyo, Pikuni and his daughter Taywanee.
Foster says funeral arrangements are pending.
Warrior: He also appeared in the movies Dances With Wolves and the 2005 version of The Longest Yard
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