June 27, 1985|
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
Life and career
Sensmeier was born in Anchorage, Alaska, to Raymond and Eva Sensmeier, but was raised in Yakutat. His father is Tlingit and his mother is Koyukon-Athabascan from Ruby, Alaska on the Yukon River.
He began his professional career as a welder before working on an oil rig for Doyon Drilling. He eventually quit to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles. Sensmeier began work as a professional model before entering into acting. His first feature film was the sci-fi thriller Encounter, which has yet to be released. He appeared in a leading role, as one of the “seven”, in the 2016 feature film The Magnificent Seven.
Sensmeier is a member of the Native Wellness Institute, a youth advocacy, and is proud of his Alaska Native heritage.
|2014||K'ina Kil: The Slaver's Son||Tintah||Short Film|
|The Magnificent Seven||Red Harvest||Lead Role|
|Westworld||Native Warrior||Uncredited; Episode: "The Original"|
|Beyond The Sky||Kyle Blackburn|
|TBA||The Chickasaw Rancher||Montford T. Johnson|
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