Sheila Tousey


Actor

Biography

Lithe Native American actor who first met director Sam Shephard while playing Maggie Eagle Bear in Michael Apted's "Thunderheart" (1992). Tousey went on to star in Shephard's "Silent Tongue" (1993) as the ghost of River Phoenix's dead wife and as her twin sister....

Biography

Lithe Native American actor who first met director Sam Shephard while playing Maggie Eagle Bear in Michael Apted's "Thunderheart" (1992). Tousey went on to star in Shephard's "Silent Tongue" (1993) as the ghost of River Phoenix's dead wife and as her twin sister.

Life Events

1992

Feature acting debut, "Thunderheart"

1993

TV acting debut, "Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun"

2001

Offered memorable turn in the independent film "Christmas in the Clouds"; also served as one of the movie's co-producers

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