Birth Name: Chaske Spencer
Chaske (pronounced "Chess-Kay") Spencer was born in Oklahoma and was of Lakota (Sioux) Nation, Nez Perce, Cherokee, Creek, French, and Dutch heritage. His father was a counselor at a local high school while his mother taught at a nearby alternative high school. He began acting at a very young age, performing at the Lewiston Civic Theater, before graduating from Clearwater Valley High School in Kooskia, ID. The future star attended Lewis Clark State College for a year before deciding to pursue a full time acting career.Spencer's passion for acting led him to New York City, where he waited tables and bartended in between taking drama classes and going on auditions. He made his theater debut in...