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Evan Adams


B: November 15, 1966 in The Sliammon Reserve, British Columbia

Evan Tlesla Adams is an actor, playwright and a public health doctor in British Columbia. His plays have been produced across Canada and in the United States. On stage he has done just about everything including Shakespeare, and he is an award-winning actor in mainstream movies. He won an Independent Spirit Award in 1999 for Best Debut Performance for his role in Smoke Signals, and a Los Angeles Outfest award in 2002 for his role in Fancydancing. In April of 2012, he was appointed deputy provincial health officer for British Columbia. Dr. Adams is a member of the Sliammon First Nation, which is outside Powell River on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Toby McTeague (1986)
Davy Crockett: Guardian Spirit (TV-1989)

Lost in the Barrens (TV-1990)
Lost in the Barrens II (TV-1991)
Smoke Signals (1998)

The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
A Dog and his Boy (2004)
Lenny the Wonder Dog (2004)
Unnatural & Accidental (2006)

The Space Between All Things (2006)
Black Christmas (2006)
Raven Tales: The Games (TV-2008)
The Thaw (2009)
Wolf Canyon (TV-2009)

Full Count (2010, short)
Rez Cars (voice, 2013, short)
Kayak to Klemtu (2017)
Indian Horse (2017)
Indian Road Trip (2017)

TV Series – Cast:
These Arms of Mine (1999)
Da Vinci’s City Hall (2005-2006)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Beachcombers (1989)

Neon Rider (1990)
The Black Stallion (1990)
Hawkeye (1994)

Da Vinci`s Inquest (2001)
These Arms of Mine (2001)
MythQuest (2001)
Raven Tales (2004, 2006)
The L Word (2006)

Hell on Wheels (2013)
Arctic Air (2014)

Indian Horse, movie, poster,