Michael Greyeyes is a Canadian actor, director and educator who portrays Qaletqa Walker in AMC's Fear The Walking Dead.

Biography

He completed his Master's Degree in Fine Arts at the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University and graduated in May 2003. He is a graduate of The National Ballet School in 1984, he went on to apprentice with The National Ballet of Canada before joining the company as a Corps de Ballet member in 1987. After three years, he moved to New York City to join the company of choreographer Eliot Feld. Michael performed in many of Mr. Feld's seminal works including Intermezzo, Skara Brae, and The Jig is Up. He performed in roles created for him in such ballets as Common Ground and Bloom's Wake.

Michael's acting career began in 1993 when he was cast as Juh in TNT's Geronimo, which led to numerous television appearances, including guest starring performances in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Walker, Texas Ranger, Numb3rs, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Millennium, and in 1998 starred in Stolen Women, Captured Hearts, with Janine Turner and Patrick Bergen. He is featured in the mini-series Klondike, Dreamkeeper, Rough Riders, Big Bear, and True Women. His films include: Dance Me Outside, Smoke Signals, Sunshine State, Skipped Parts, and Skinwalkers based on the book by Tony Hillerman.

Michael continued his dance research on the modern form of traditional dancing, Powwow. His journey of exploration was documented in a documentary entitled He Who Dreams: Michael on the Powwow Trail for CBC Television by Adrienne Clarkson. He choreographed and performed in Rebecca Belmore's durational performance art work Gone Indian for Toronto's Nuit Blanche.

He continues to perform regularly. His more recent works include The New World directed by Terence Malick, Tecumseh's Vision a PBS Documentary/ Live Action drama created for PBS, Passchendaele which opened the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, Untitled #1535 a site-specific dance work he choreographed for Dusk Dances, Triptych (a short film broadcast nationally on Bravo! Television), and The Journey (Pimooteewin), an opera work he directed with music by Melissa Hui and libretto by Tomson Highway. He also did the voice of Tommy in the action game Prey.

In 2010, Michael founded Signal Theatre, a company that explores intercultural and transdisciplinary live performance. As Artistic Director and choreographer, he has overseen the creation of three major works, including From thine eyes (Harbourfront Centre), Nôhkom (The Banff Centre), and A Soldier's Tale (Fleck Dance Theatre) a work examining the aftermath of war upon soldiers and their families. A Soldier's Tale was co-produced by The National Arts Centre and The Canada Dance Festival and opened the 2014 Canada Dance Festival in Ottawa at the NAC Theatre.

Signal Theatre has also produced installations and performance art works, such as Winter Home which premiered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and will be seen at the 2015 Prismatic Festival in Halifax. Michael is an Associate Professor of Theatre at York University and is married to wife Nancy, and has two daughters, Eva and Lilia.

Cast (Fear The Walking Dead)
Main Cast Alycia Debnam-Carey (1-3) • Cliff Curtis (1-3) • Colman Domingo (2-3) • Danay Garcia (3) • Daniel Sharman (3) • Dayton Callie (3) • Elizabeth Rodriguez (1) • Frank Dillane (1-3) • Kim Dickens (1-3) • Lisandra Tena (3) • Lorenzo Henrie (1-2) • Mercedes Mason (1-3) • Michelle Ang (2) • Rubén Blades (1-3) • Sam Underwood (3)
Also Starring Alejandro Edda (2) • Andres Londono (2) • Aria Lyric Leabu (2) • Arturo Del Puerto (2) • Ashley Zukerman (2) • Brendan Meyer (2) • Brenda Strong (2-3) • Catherine Dent (2) • Colman Domingo (1) • Danay Garcia (2) • Dan Donohue (2) • Daniel Zovatto (2) • David Grant Wright (2) • David Warshofsky (2) • Dayton Callie (2) • Dougray Scott (2) • Elizabeth Rodriguez (2) • Emma Caulfield (3) • Israel Broussard (2) • Jake Austin Walker (2) • Jamie McShane (1) • Jason Manuel Olazabal (3) • Jesse McCartney (2) • Jorge-Luis Pallo (2) • Karen Bethzabe (2-3) • Keith Powers (1) • Kelly Blatz (2) • Kenny Wormald (2) • Leon Thomas III (1) • Lexi Johnson (2) • Lindsay Pulsipher (3) • Lincoln A. Castellanos (1) • Lynn Chen (1) • Maestro Harrell (1) • Mark Kelly (2) • Marlene Forté (2) • Michael Greyeyes (3) • Michael William Freeman (3) • Noel Fisher (3) • Patricia Reyes Spíndola (1-2) • Rae Gray (3) • Paul Calderon (2) • Ramses Jimenez (2-3) • Raul Casso (2) • Rubén Blades (3) • Ruben Carbajal (2) • Sandrine Holt (1) • Schuyler Fisk (2) • Scott Lawrence (1) • Shawn Hatosy (1) • Veronica Diaz-Carranza (2)
Co-Stars Alex Perazza (2) • Alfredo Herrera (2) • Alison Araya (1) • Andrea Savo (1) • Andrew Patrick Ralston (1) • Angelyna Martinez (1) • Aquiles Medellín (2) • Artine Brown (1) • B. J. Clinkscales (1) •Blanca Hernàndez (2) • Bobby Naderi (1) • Carlos E. Campos (1) • Carlos Segura (2) • Chris Furci (1) • Christian Tessier (1) • Christopher Pearce (1) • Cici Lau (1) • Claire Torrance (1) • Cynthia Rose Hall (1) • Darcy Laurie (1) • David Fernandez Jr. (2) • Diana Lein (2) • Donald Agnelli (1) • Edgar Wuotto (2) • Emy Aneke (1) • Ese Atawo (1) • Fernando Rojasbarr (2) • Floyd Foster Jr. (1) • Gabriela Zimmerman (1) • Gavrielle Harris (1) • Gustavo Pastrana (2) • Heidi García (2) • Howie Lai (1) • Hugo Armstrong (3) • Jack Donner (1) • Jared Abrahamson (1) • Jaren Moore (1) • Jim Lau (1) • John Stewart (1) • José Sefami (2) • Jorge Bustamante (2) • Josh Wingate (2) • Julio Pedrero (2) • Julio Umana (2) • Kassandra Iribe (2) • Katia López (2) • Kevan Ohtsji (1) • Khaira Ledeyo (1) • Lak Rana (1) • Lexi Johnson (1) • Luis Javier (1) • Lyn Alicia Henderson (2) • Matt Lasky (3) • Marcia Moulton (1) • Maxwell Yip (1) • Megan Danso (1) • Micah Fitzgerald (1) • Moisses Arath Leyva (2) • Nathan Sutton (3) • Noah Beggs (1) • Panou (1) • Phoenix O'Reilly (1) • Ramón Medína (2) • Renato Marin Alcalde (2) • Rey Borge (1) • Sarah McCreanor (2) • Sebastián Cano (2) • Shane Dean (1) • Sharon Ferguson (1) • Steven Allerick (1) • Stormy Ent (1) • Tammy Nera (1) • Toby Levins (1) • Tony Marin (1) • Victor Escalante (2) • William Stewart (1)