Born on April 28, 1952
From Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mary McDonnell as "Stands With a Fist"
A Civil War soldier develops a relationship with a band of Lakota Indians. Attracted by the simplicity of their lifestyle, he chooses to leave his former life behind to be with them. Having observed him, they give the name Dances With Wolves. Soon he is a welcomed member of the tribe and falls in love with a white woman who has been raised in the tribe. Tragedy results when Union soldiers arrive with designs on the land.
|Academy Award (1990)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1990)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|