Michael Greyeyes is a Canadian actor. He is Plains Cree from the Muskeg Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan. His father is from the Muskeg Lake First Nation and his mother is from the Sweetgrass First Nation, both located in Saskatchewan.
He completed his Master's Degree in Fine Arts at the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University and graduated at the top of his class in May 2003. He is a graduate of The National Ballet School in 1984, he went on to apprentice with The National Ballet of Canada before joining the company as a full Corps de Ballet member in 1987. After three years, he left the National Ballet to join the company of choreographer Eliot Feld in New York City.
Michael's acting career started in 1993 when he was cast as "Juh" in TNT's "Geronimo", which led to numerous television appearances, including guest spots in "Promised Land", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Dr Quinn Medicine Woman", "Magnificent Seven", "Millennium", and he co-hosted the 1999 Aboriginal Achievement Awards. In 1997 he won the title role in TNT's "Crazy Horse", and in 1998 starred in "Stolen Women, Captured Hearts", with Janine Turner and Patrick Bergen. He featured in the mini-series "Rough Riders", "Big Bear', and "True Women". Films in which Michael has appeared are: "Dance Me Outside", "Smoke Signals", "The Minion", "Firestorm', "League of Old Men', and more recently, 'Skipped Parts", "Looking for Lost Bird", and 'Race Against Time". He worked on a film with Linda Fiorentino and Ben Kingsley "Till the End of Time", which has been put on hiatus.