Michael Greyeyes is famously known as an Indigenous Canadian actor, director, choreographer, and also educator. Moreover, Michael Greyeyes is prominent for his role of Crazy Horse in the television film, Crazy Horse. Let us know more about Michael’s professional as well as personal life.
Table of Biography
The birth name of Michael is Michael Joseph Charles. Charles was born on June 4, 1967. At present time, he is 54 years old. Based on astrology, his zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, he belongs to Canadian nationality. On the other hand, Charles’ ethnicity is Plains Cree from the Muskeg Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan.
Additionally, Michael was born to George James Greyeyes and Mary-Jean Greyeeyes. His father is a professional athlete, soldier, farmer, and also a former Chief of the Muskeg Lake Reserve. Similarly, his mother used to work as a restaurant cook, later worked as an industrial seamstress.
Regarding his educational background, Michael joined Canada’s National Ballet School for his high school studies. Also, he completed his master’s degree in Fine Arts at the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University.
Professional Life and Career
Initially, Michael moved to New York City to join the company of choreographer Eliot Feld. And, Charles performed in many of Mr. Feld’s seminal works. These include Intermezzo, Skara Brae, and The Jog is up. Charles also performed in roles created for him in such ballets as Common Ground and Bloom’s Wake.
In the year 2010, Michaels founded Signal Theatre. It is a company that explores intercultural and transdisciplinary live performance. Consequently, Greyeyes is an Associate Professor of Theatre at York University. Amazingly, he is the winner of the Canadian Screen Award. The award is for Best Actor at the 9th Canadian Screen Awards in 2021. And, it is for his performance in the zombie film, Blood Quantum.
Career as an actor, choreographer, and dancer
In 1993, Michael worked as Juh in TNT’s Geronimo. Not only this, but he also gave some television appearances. It also includes guest-starring performances in Law& Order: Criminal Intent, Walker, Texas Ranger, Numbers, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Millennium. Charles also starred in Stolen Women, Captured Hearts. In mini-series, he got featured such as Klondike, Dreamkeeper, Rough Riders, Big Bear, and True Women.
Furthermore, his movies include Dance Me Outside, Smoke Signals, Sunshine State, Skipped Parts, Skinwalkers, and Woman Walks Ahead. Grey’s did dance research on the modern form of traditional dancing, Powwow.
Amazingly, his journey of exploration was documented in a documentary, He Who Dreams: Michael on the Powwow Trail. Recently, he has worked in The New World, Passchendaele, Triptych, The Journey (Pimooteewin), Prey, Fear The Walking Dead.
Based on the latest research of 2021, the well-known dancer, Michael’s estimated net worth is around $1.5 million. Michael’s primary source of income is from his profession of actor, director, dancer, and choreographer. However, other information such as his annual salary, personal belongings, and other personal belongings are inaccessible.
Shifting to the topic of Michael’s life, he is a happily married man. Michael had tied the knot with Nancy Latoszewski. Nancy Latoszewski is a famous Canadian-born American professional dancer. And, she is well-known for her theatrical performances.
Moreover, the couple had two children. Both of them are daughters. They are Eva Rose Greyeyes and Lilia Frances Kean Greyeyes. Eva Rose was born on May 5, 2002. As of now, she is 19 years old. While their second child, Lilia was born on October 1, 2004. Currently, she is 17 years old.
Body Measurements and Social Media
The talented dancer, Michael stands 6 feet and 2 inches tall. On the other hand, his weight is around 75 kg. Likewise, he has black colored hair and brown eyes color with fair skin color. Nevertheless, other details such as his hip size, waist size, chest size, and biceps are not available.
Besides, Greyeeyes seem to be active on Instagram and Twitter. However, he does not own his official account on Facebook. On Instagram, he has 27.9k followers with the username @michael_greyeyes. And, his username on Twitter is @MichaelGreyeyes with 16.5k followers.