Saginaw Grant, ‘The Lone Ranger’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ Actor, Dies at 85
Saginaw Grant, the Native American actor known for his performance as Chief Big Bear in “The Lone Ranger” and for featured roles in “Breaking Bad” and other popular series and films, died Wednesday in Hollywood, according to the Associated Press.
He was 85.Grant’s publicist, Lani Carmichael, confirmed to the AP that he died peacefully of natural causes at a private care facility.
“He loved both Oklahoma and L.A.,” Carmichael said about Grant, who was also the hereditary chief of the Sac and Fox Nation.
“He made his home here as an actor, but he never forgot his roots in Oklahoma.
He remained a fan of the Sooner Nation.”Grant was born in Pawnee, Okla.
in 1936 and later served in the U.S.
Marine Corps during the Korean War.
His acting career began after being approached to appear in a Chrysler commercial, and in the late 1980s he began acting in character roles,
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