Raoul Trujillo

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Raoul Trujillo
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Trujillo at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con
Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon

(1955-05-08) May 8, 1955 (age 63)
Other namesRaoul Max Trujilo
OccupationActor, dancer, choreographer
Years active1977-present

Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon (born May 8, 1955) is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer.[1] A former soloist with the Nikolais Dance Theatre,[2] he is the original choreographer and co-director for the American Indian Dance Theatre.[3][4] He is the host for a series of dancing programs. Trujillo's career spans more than 30 years in film, television, and theatre.

He is best known for playing Zero Wolf, the Mayan villain in Apocalypto (2006), directed by Mel Gibson, and for playing the Iroquois chief Kiotseaton in the film Black Robe. He has appeared in numerous other films, including The New World, Cowboys and Aliens, Riddick, Blood Father, Sicario, and its sequel Sicario: Day of the Soldado .



As himself[edit]

  • Chiefs (TV mini-series documentary) (2002)
  • Making 'The New World' (video documentary) - Himself (2006)
  • Becoming Mayan: Creating Apocalypto (video documentary short) - Himself (2006)
  • Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: The Making of Tin Man (TV documentary) - Himself (2007)
  • Wild Horses and Renegades (documentary) - as Speaker (2007)


  1. ^ Valois/www.websites4artists.com, C. de. "Raoul Trujillo Info - Official Website and Fanclub". www.raoultrujilloinfo.com. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  2. ^ "ABQjournal: N.M. Native Raoul Trujillo Brings Indigenous Culture to the Silver Screen". www.abqjournal.com. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  3. ^ SEGAL, LEWIS (1987-06-03). "Indian Company : New Look For Tribal Dancing". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  4. ^ "Featured Articles about American Indian Dance Theatre - Page 2 - latimes". articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-04-17.

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