Wes Studi to appear at Oklahoma History Center

Studi will participate in an ‘Actors' Studio'-style panel discussion.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: June 8, 2012
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Award-winning Cherokee actor Wes Studi will be the guest speaker at an Oklahoma version of “Inside the Actors' Studio” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.

The discussion will be led by Dr. Bob L. Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society. Topics for discussion will range from Studi's early life in Oklahoma and the image of American Indians in film to his roles in movies such as “Dances with Wolves,” “Last of the Mohicans” and “Geronimo.”

Photographs from his off-screen life and clips from some of his memorable roles in film will be shown.

No full-length movie screenings are scheduled for this event.

In addition to the conversation with Studi, the new museum exhibit “Oklahoma @ the Movies” will be open for tours starting at 6 p.m.

Admission is free, but reservations will be required because of limited seating.

For reservations, contact Debbie Quinn at 522-3602 or online at dquinn@okhistory.org.

For more information about Wes Studi, please visit his website at www.thestudigroup.com/main.html