Jon Proudstar

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Jon Proudstar
Born (1967-01-03) January 3, 1967 (age 53)
OccupationActor, writer, director
Years active1990 – present

Jon Proudstar (born January 3, 1967,[1] in Tucson, Arizona)[2] is an American film actor, film & comic book writer, and director.

He first appeared in Madhouse with John Larroquette and Kirstie Alley in 1990.

Proudstar wrote the one-shot comic book Tribal Force, illustrated by Ryan Huna Smith, and published in 1996.[3]

Proudstar attended the 1998 Sundance Writers Lab as well as the Sundance Director's Lab in 2005.

Proudstar wrote, directed, and starred in his first independent film, Dude Vision, in 2005. Dude Vision won Best Comedy at the 2005 Arizona International Film Festival and Best Short Subject at the 2005 Native Voice Film Festival.

In 2009, Proudstar released his first feature film, So Close to Perfect.[2]

In 2013, Proudstar contributed a story (illustrated by Terry LaBan) to the Graphic Classics volume Native American Classics.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Proudstar's heritage includes Yaqui, Mayan, Jewish, and Latino ancestors.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Jon Proudstar on IMDb
  2. ^ a b c Proudstar bio, Graphic Classics website. Accessed Mar. 6, 2014.
  3. ^ Tribal Force #1 (Mystic Comics, 1996).
  4. ^ Graphic Classics vol. 24: Native American Classics (Eureka Productions, Feb. 2013).

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