Rodney A. Grant

United States

Rodney A. Grant Bio

Who is Rodney A. Grant

Rodney Arnold Grant (born March 9, 1959) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as "Wind In His Hair" in the 1990 film Dances with Wolves.

Early Life (Childhood)

Grant was born in Macy, Nebraska, United States of America. He was raised on the Omaha Reservation in Macy, Nebraska. His grandparents raised him after his parents abandoned him.

Interesting Facts

Rodney was nearly cut from his role in Dances with Wolves as he was finding difficulty to learn the Lakota language. The casting director forced him to work extra hours and prevent him from being dropped to an extra in the film.

Personal Life

Grant married Lee-Anne Grant. They have three children named Jade Mesa-Grant, Walter Grant and Regina Grant. Jade Mesa-Grant died just at the age of 18.


Grant has been honored with the award like Philadelphia FirstGlance Film Festival for Best Ensemble Cast.


Grant was convicted on counts for failing to pay child support in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was sentenced to five years probation, community service.