Cody Lightning is a world-class, generation-defining actor, iconic for his performance as Little Viktor in 1998’s SMOKE SIGNALS.
Hailing from Samson Cree Nation in Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada, Cody began acting at age 5 in the film Geronimo. Since, he has become one of Hollywood’s most active Indigenous actors, best known for his roles in Smoke Signals, Johnny Depp’s directorial debut The Brave, Rian Johnson’s Brick, and many, many more.
In 2023, Cody will star in Marvel's upcoming ECHO series.
In recent years, Lightning has taken on greater creative responsibilities, including producing, directing, and writing, focusing on projects that highlight how fucking hilarious Indigenous people are.