Michael Greyeyes

Michael Greyeyes

Michael Greyeyes

PBS. A relationship with PBS has given my family many financial benefits. I have been able to stimulate the economy by paying my mom to take care of our home and other responsibilities while we attend college. PBS has facilitated my family’s economic development and education goals while I come up with business ideas and collaborate with smaller educational and non-profit organizations around the country and around the world.

He has also had TV roles on Fear the Walking Dead, True Detective and I Know This Much Is True. In 2021, he had a main role in the sitcom Rutherford Falls. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor at the 9th Canadian Screen Awards in 2021, for his performance in the zombie film Blood Quantum.

Greyeyes continued his dance research on the modern form of traditional dancing, Powwow. His journey of exploration was documented in a documentary entitled He Who Dreams: Michael on the Powwow Trail for CBC Television by Adrienne Clarkson. He choreographed and performed in Rebecca Belmore's durational performance art work Gone Indian for Toronto's Nuit Blanche. 

Michael Greyeyes – Theatre

Michael Greyeyes teaches physical performance and devised theatre. A graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School, he danced professionally with The National Ballet of Canada and as a soloist with the company of choreographer Eliot Feld in New York.  

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Greyeyes starred in HBO’s anthology series True Detective opposite Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff, and the HBO limited series, I Know This Much Is True, opposite Mark Ruffalo. He also starred in the independent horror film, Blood Quantum, written and directed by Mi’gmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, which featured an Indigenous cast. Other feature credits include the Disney+ live-action film, Togo, about two of the key figures in the 1925 Nome Serum Run, and Woman Walks Ahead, where he starred alongside Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell, in A24 and DirecTV’s western drama. He has appeared in numerous feature films, including Terence Malick’s The New World, directed by Terrence Malick, Skipped Parts, Passchendaele and Dance Me Outside, directed by Bruce McDonald.  



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