Hollywood stars with an Indian tribal background

William “Will” Sampson Jr.
He (September 27, 1933 – June 3, 1987) was a Native American painter, actor, and rodeo performer. He is best known for his performance as the apparent deaf and mute Native American Chief Bromden in the Academy Award winning film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and as Worm in the 1977 Charles Bronson western The White Buffalo, as well as his roles as Taylor in Poltergeist II: The Other Side and Ten Bears in the Clint Eastwood 1976 classic The Outlaw Josey Wales.