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Tantoo Cardinal


Tantoo Cardinal is an award-winning actress of Indigenous descent who was most recently seen on the ABC Television Network series Stumptown, playing Sue Lynn Blackbird. A Canadian native, she has appeared in over 120 film and television projects over the course of her 48-year career. She is a multi-award-winning performer (including a lifetime achievement award by the Canadian Screen Awards), a Member of the Order of Canada, and a recipient of the 2020 Governor General’s Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award – Broadcasting and Film. Her credits include numerous plays, television programs, and films, including Legends of the Fall, Dances with Wolves and Black Robe. Television credits include SEE, Westworld, Longmire, Mohawk GirlsFrontier, and Blackstone. Theatre work includes playing Gertrude in Hamlet, Regan in King Lear, and Pelajia in The Rez Sisters.