American character actor Saginaw Grant died on July 28, aged 85. Grant was best known for his work in The Lone Ranger, The World’s Fastest Indian, and Breaking Bad. The news was announced by the native American actor’s publicist, Lani Carmichael, who told the news that the actor died of natural causes peacefully in his sleep.
He loved both Oklahoma and Los Angeles. He made his home here as an actor, but he never forgot his roots in Oklahoma. he remained a fan of sooner nation.
His death was also confirmed on his Facebook page which stated, “It’s with heavy hearts we announce a warrior has been called home. Saginaw Morgan Grant, the hereditary chief and medicine man of the sac and fox tribe, traveled the world speaking of his traditions, his experiences, his sobriety, and his faith as both a Native American and a Christian.
Saginaw was also an award-winning musician and also the hereditary chief of the SAC and fox nation. Grant also served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He has appeared in various TV projects such as HartS of the West, My name is Earl, Shameless, American Horror Story, Veep, and Breaking Bad: episode Ozymandias.
The post on his Facebook page said,
Saginaw was always happiest at Pow Wow sharing the love, Energy and tradition of his people. Watching the children grow in the traditions of their ancestors and to share in the spirits of dance to the beat of the drum brought him both joy and peace.
He was a jewelry maker and artist. He joins his nephew and sister Stella Wilson who passed earlier this year from covered and his sons who preceded him in the few last years.
The actor has left behind his daughter Lisa his brothers Austin junior and Francis junior, and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.