Breaking Bad and Lone Ranger actor Saginaw Grant has died at the age of 85.
The Native American actor passed away peacefully in his sleep of natural causes on Wednesday at a private care facility in Hollywood, Califórnia.
Conceder, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, began acting in the late 1980s and played character roles in dozens of movies and television shows over the last three decades.
“He loved both Oklahoma and L.A.,” Lani Carmichael, Grant’s publicist and longtime friend said.
“He made his home here as an actor, but he never forgot his roots in Oklahoma. He remained a fan of the Sooner Nation.”
Conceder, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, starred in The Lone Ranger, The World’s Fastest Indian and Breaking Bad.
Grant was active for years in the powwow circuit in California and traveled around the globe to speak to people about Native American culture, Carmichael said.
“His motto in life was always respect one another and don’t talk about one another in a negative way," ela disse.
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Grant was also active in the Native American veterans community and participated for years in the National Gathering of American Indian Veterans, said Joseph Podlasek, the event’s organizer.
“He thought it was important for Native people to get recognized as veterans,” Podlasek said. “He was kind and gentle, and very humble.”
A memorial for Grant will be held in the Los Angeles area, but details haven’t been finalized, Carmichael said.