Graham Greene was born at Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. After working at several jobs that included draughting, high steel work, welding, carpentry and audio engineering, he took up acting. He traveled to England and South America where he performed in, and taught, theatre.
His many stage credits include The Crackwalker, Jessica, History of the Village of the Small Huts and DY Lips Oughtta Move Kapuskasing, for which Greene won the Dora Maver Moore Award for Best Actor.
Greene then co-starred in Dances With Wolves, which garnered an Oscar nomination. Since then, his many film credits include Die Hard With A Vengeance, North, Green Mile, Maverick, Snow Dogs and Wind River.
Among his many television credits include Exhibit A, Rocket Science, Wolf Lake, The Red Green Show, North of Sixty, Dudley the Dragon, which earned Greene two Gemini awards, and a reoccurring role on Netflix original drama, Longmire. Greene was most recently featured in Tyler Sheridan’s critically acclaimed miniseries 1883.
Greene was also the recipient of several Best Actor awards for his roles in Skins, The Education of Little Tree and Northern Exposure, at the First Americans in the Arts Film Awards, as well as Best Actor at the Japan Film Festival for Skins, and a Grammy for his narration work with Winton Marsalis and Kate Winslet in Listen to the Story Teller.
Greene resides outside of Toronto with his wife, Hilary, and a small army of cats, where he continues to write, build boats and continue working in the entertainment industry.
Recent projects include A Dark Foe, The Weekend Fix, Tar, Blue Ridge, American Gods, Defining Moments, the Wolf and the Lion, Antlers, Bones of Crows and Two Minutes to Midnight.