Gary (Cayuga) Farmer

notable Native American actor, composer, and filmmaker- who has appeared in several feature films as wells as television series. He was a regular on the CBC show The Rez as Chief Tom and had several guest appearances on shows such as Miami Vice, E.N.G., and The West Wing. His work in feature films includes roles in Powwow Highway, Smoke Signals, and the role of Nobody in Dead Man for which he won the Best Actor awards in 1997 from both the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco and First Americans in the Arts in Los Angeles. In addition to acting, he is the founding director of Aboriginal Voices Radio which broadcasts from Toronto. He has also composed music for the harmonica for the film Heater and has served as the director for the independent film The Gift and the television series Forever Knight. Gary is Executive Producer of Buffalo Tracks, the first Aboriginal variety television show on the Aboriginal People's Television Network, (APTN).