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Adam Beach was born on the 11th November 1972, in Ashern, Manitoba, Canada, and is an award-winning film and television actor, best known for his roles as Victor in “Smoke Signals” (1998) and Ira Hayes in “Flags of Our Fathers” (2006). His career began in 1990.

Have you ever wondered how rich Adam Beach is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Beach’s net worth is as high as $2 million, an amount earned through his successful career in acting.

Adam Beach Net Worth $2 Million

Adam Beach was one of three sons of Sally and Dennis Beach, at the Lake Manitoba/Dog Creek First Nation Reserve. He has First Nations ancestry, as a Saulteaux of the Ojibwa nation, though he reportedly also has some Icelandic heritage on his great-grandmother’s side. He and his two brothers were mainly raised by their grandmother, and then their paternal uncle and aunt, due to the early death of their parents – Adam’s pregnant mother, Sally, was killed by a drunk driver when he was eight, and his father was found drowned some eight weeks after her death. When he was twelve, Beach moved to Winnipeg along with his brothers, to live with their aunt Agnes, and their uncle Chris Beach. There, he attended high school, but decided to drop out in order to join the Manitoba Theatre for Young People.

After performing in local productions for several years, Adam landed his first on-screen role in the adventure children’s miniseries “Lost in the Barrens” (1990). In 1994, he debuted on the big screen in two films, an ensemble comedy “Dance Me Outside” with Ryan Rajendra Black, and Jennifer Podemski, and biographical adventure film “Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale”, in which he played the lead role of Indian warrior Squanto, alongside Mandy Patinkin and Michael Gambon. During this time, he also guest-starred in several TV shows, including “Walker, Texas Ranger” (1995) with Chuck Norris, and “Touched by an Angel” (1996). His next big break came in 1998, when he was cast as Victor Joseph in “Smoke Signals”, an independent film based on a short story by Sherman Alexie. The film was critically acclaimed, and earned several awards and nominations, including Audience Award at Sundance, and Best Actor Award for Adam at the San Diego World Film Festival. His net worth was now well established.

From then on, Adam continued to rack up successes; he starred alongside Nicholas Cage in the war film “Windtalker” (2002), in which he played a Navajo code talker., needing to learn the Navajo language for this role, which would prove beneficial, since he played Navajo characters three more times, in the television movie trilogy “Skinwalker” (2002), “A Thief of Time” (2003), and “Coyote Waits” (2004). Another award-winning role for Adam was Corporal Ira Hayes in Clint Eastwood’s war film “Flags of Our Fathers” (2006), adapted from the book of the same name, revolving around the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima. While the movie wasn’t a box office success, it was praised by the critics, and nominated for numerous awards, including two nominations for Beach as Best Supporting Actor.

The following year, Beach appeared in another culturally significant role, playing a young Native American doctor, who participated in the events which lead to the Wounded Knee Massacre, in the television film “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” (2007). For this role, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the Best Actor — Mini-Series or Television Film category.

While he divided his time equally between television and the big screen, his most memorable recent roles remain those in blockbusters, such as the 2011 “Cowboys & Aliens” with Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde, and 2016 “Suicide Squad” with Will SmithViola Davis and Margot Robbie. Adams keeps a busy acting schedule, with as many as five upcoming projects, such as the adventure drama “Hostiles” (2017) with Christian Bale, and “The Watchman’s Canoe” (2017) playing the leading role; all should benefit his net worth.

Regarding his private life, Adam has married three times, and he currently resides in Los Angeles with Summer Tiger (m. 2015) and their daughter, Phoenix. He also has two sons from his first marriage to Meredith Porter (1999-2002), and was also married to Tara Mason (2003-07). In his free time, he advocates for First Nations rights, and visits schools in order to encourage Native children to pursue their dreams. His dream is to lead his Lake Manitoba First Nation.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 11, 1972
Birth place: Ashern, Manitoba, Canada
Height:5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Profession:Actor, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
Nationality:Canadian
Spouse:Tara Mason (m. 2003–2007), Meredith Porter (m. 1999–2002)
Children:Phoenix Beach, Noah Beach, Luke Beach
Parents:Dennis Beach, Sally Beach
Awards:American Indian Film Festival, First American in the Arts Awards (1995), San Diego World Film Festival (1998)
Nominations:Satellite Awards (2006), American Indian Film Festival Awards, Golden Globe Award - Best Actor (2008), Image Awards - Outstanding Actor (2008), Canadian Screen Awards (2015),
Movies:“Cowboys & Aliens” (2011), “Suicide Squad” (2016), “Hostiles” (2017), “The Watchman's Canoe” (2017), “My Indian Summer” (1995), “ Dance Me Outside” (1995)
TV shows:“Dance Me Outside” (1995), “A Thief of Time” (2004), “Older than America” (2008), “A Fighting Man” (2014), “Suicide Squad” (2016), “Arctic Air” (2012-2014), “Big Love” (2010)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Currently resides in Los Angeles. [March 2005]
2Living in New Jersey to be near Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) studio. [May 2007]
3Bought a house in Kemptville, Ontario, Canada, to be closer to his boys from a previous marriage.
4Around 2006/2007, he bought a house in Kemptville, Ontario, Canada, to be closer to his boys from a previous marriage.
5Nominated for Best Actor at the 2007 American Indian Film Festival for his performance in Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007).
6Appeared in Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994) and in the Lonesome Dove (1989) prequel Comanche Moon (2008).
7Accepted the "Rising Star Award" at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, January 2007.
8Has 3 children; Noah (born in 1996), Luke (born in 1998) and Phoenix (born in 2008).
9Spends a lot of time doing speaking engagements all over North America, particularly with Native American and First Nation youth.
10Resides in Ottawa, Canada
11Lost both his parents in separate accidents, only months apart, when he was 8 years old.
12Spent six months learning the Navajo language for his role in Windtalkers (2002).
13Member of the Ojibwa Nation (Native American)
14Is a Saulteaux Indian from Manitoba, Canada, one of three North American Indian tribesmen who appeared prominently in Windtalkers (2002).


Quotes

#Quote
1We're not going anywhere. We are never going to give up our sovereignty. We will always advance and we will always rise above any conflict.
2I feel I will always have that spirit bear with me, so I will always feel protected.
3[on First Nations people in Canada, and their treaty rights] I'm asking what is anybody doing right now to propel anything? All they are after is how we get that land that the Indians have by using our power to take away our rights. You can't propel a nation to move forward if all you are doing is taking something from them.
4[on his role in Arctic Air (2012)] I do a lot of inspirational talks for kids, to motivate them to change their lives and give them hope. And I found that this character shares a lot of those qualities. A lot of the communities I connect to get their inspiration from television and YouTube. I felt that this character could reach out to them and really connect. He's a character who's struggling with himself. He's trying to get back in touch with the person he once was.
5Some people look for a certain structure in their lives that they're comfortable with. People who work hard on the road as truckers, people who work hard using their hands. Then there are people who are fortunate enough to have my life, people who play these characters who embody these qualities.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - DramaBury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
2007Rising Star AwardPalm Springs International Film Festival
2006Capri Exploit AwardCapri, HollywoodFlags of Our Fathers (2006)
2005American Indian Movie AwardAmerican Indian Film FestivalBest ActorJohnny Tootall (2005)
2003FAITA AwardFirst Americans in the Arts AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actor in a Film (Lead)Windtalkers (2002)
1995American Indian Movie AwardAmerican Indian Film FestivalBest ActorDance Me Outside (1994)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Canadian Screen AwardCanadian Screen Awards, CABest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleArctic Air (2012)
2009GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series2009 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards (2009)· Tina Keeper
2008Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionBury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
2008American Indian Movie AwardAmerican Indian Film FestivalBest ActorOlder Than America (2008)· Trevor Duplessis (actor)
· Ron Harris (actor)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialBury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
2007Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorFlags of Our Fathers (2006)
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleFlags of Our Fathers (2006)
2006SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest Supporting ActorFlags of Our Fathers (2006)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006DFCCDublin Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActorFlags of Our Fathers (2006)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hostiles2017post-productionBlack Hawk
The Watchman's Canoe2017post-productionNick
Juliana & the Medicine Fish2016completedMike Reid
HitmanannouncedThe Hitman
Terra Infirmapre-production
Suicide Squad2016Slipknot
Diablo2015Nakoma
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser2015VideoKicking Wing aka Kicking Ass
Backstrom2015TV SeriesCaptain Jessie Rocha
Into the Grizzly Maze2015Johnny Cadillac
The Road to Tophet2014Storyteller
So We May Grow2014ShortNarrator
A Fighting Man2014Fast Eddie
Arctic Air2012-2014TV SeriesBobby Martin
Ice Soldiers2013TC Cardinal
Crook2013Bryce
Revolution2013TV SeriesSheriff Mason Grey
Hell on Wheels2013TV SeriesRed Bear
September Runs Red2012Dylan
Caution: May Contain Nuts2012TV Series
Path of Souls2012Jon Beardsley
Combat Hospital2011TV SeriesSnake Eater
Cowboys & Aliens2011Nat Colorado
A Warrior's Heart2011Sgt. Major Duke Wayne
Hawaii Five-02010TV SeriesSpecial Warfare Operator Graham Wilson, 2nd Class
The Stepson2010TV MovieJosh Anderson
The Stranger2010VideoMason Reese
Big Love2010TV SeriesTommy Flute
Donkey2010Slade
Wapos Bay: The Series2008TV SeriesAdam Beach
Help2008ShortMax
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2007-2008TV SeriesChester Lake
Older Than America2008Johnny
Turok: Son of Stone2008VideoTurok (voice)
Comanche Moon2008TV Mini-SeriesBlue Duck
Moose TV2007TV SeriesGeorge Keeshig
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee2007TV MovieCharles Eastman
Luna: Spirit of the Whale2007TV MovieMike Maquinna
Flags of Our Fathers2006Ira Hayes
Bottoms Up2006VideoJesus De Jesus
Four Brothers2005Chief (uncredited)
Johnny Tootall2005TV MovieJohnny Tootall
Sawtooth2004Jim
JAG2004TV SeriesMarcus Tillicum
A Thief of Time2004TV MovieJim Chee
Third Watch2003-2004TV SeriesChristian
Everwood2003TV SeriesMr. Grey Cloud
Coyote Waits2003TV MovieJim Chee
Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story2003TV MovieJ.J. Harper
Posers2003Sinclair
The Big Empty2003Randy
Skinwalkers2002TV MovieJim Chee
The Dead Zone2002TV SeriesShaman
Now & Forever2002John Myron
Windtalkers2002Ben Yahzee
Bliss2002TV SeriesAngel
The Art of Woo2001Ben Crowchild
Joe Dirt2001Kicking Wing
Harry's Case2000TV MovieAdam Fiddler
The Last Stop2000Jason
Higher Ground2000TV SeriesAaron Reifel
My Brother1999ShortOlder Billy
Little Boy Blues1999Waiter
First Wave1999TV SeriesAlex Sherman
Mystery, Alaska1999Galin Winetka
Smoke Signals1998Victor Joseph
Song of Hiawatha1997Chibiabos
The Journey of Allen Strange1997TV SeriesEric
Dead Man's Gun1997TV SeriesTom Shadow Wolf
Madison1997TV SeriesKyle
Coyote Summer1996Rafe Acuna
Touched by an Angel1996TV SeriesDillon New Eagle
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years1996TV SeriesRed Crow
The Rez1996TV SeriesCharlie
CBS Schoolbreak Special1995TV SeriesBen
Prey1995ShortNoel
Walker, Texas Ranger1995TV SeriesTommy Bright Hawk
A Boy Called Hate1995Billy Little Plume
North of 601993-1995TV SeriesNevada
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale1994Squanto
Dance Me Outside1994Frank Fencepost
Lonesome Dove: The Series1994TV Series
Spirit Rider1993TV MoviePaul LeBlanc
Cadillac Girls1993Will
Lost in the Barrens1990TV MovieHunting Party Member

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Juliana & the Medicine Fish2016executive producer completed
The Northlander2016executive producer
Path of Souls2012executive producer
Older Than America2008executive producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mourning Rules2012Short

Location Management

Location Management

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adam Beach2014Documentary location manager

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Catch the Dream Bios with Adam Beach2014TV Mini-Series documentary guest

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meek's Cutoff2010thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHimself
Conan2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Cowboy2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Adam Beach2014Documentary
Hollywood Film Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Catch the Dream Bios with Adam Beach2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Playground of the Native Son2013DocumentaryNarrator
Arbor Live!2013TV SeriesHimself
This Hour Has 22 Minutes2013TV SeriesHimself
Bookaboo2013TV SeriesHimself
The Hour2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Hub2012TV SeriesHimself
Igniting the Sky: The Making of Cowboys & Aliens2011Video documentary shortHimself
MKP Celebrity Talk2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Reel Injun2009DocumentaryHimself
2009 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Host
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Shootout2006TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Code Talkers: A Secret Code of Honor2003Video documentary shortHimself
Windtalkers: Actors Boot Camp2003Video documentary shortHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche2004TV Movie documentaryFrank Fencepost
Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American2003TV Movie documentaryHimself / Victor Joseph (from Smoke Signals (1998)) (uncredited)

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