Place of Birth: Belton, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 21, 1982
Ethnicity: Comanche, Yaqui Native American
Rudy Youngblood is an American actor, musician, dancer, and artist.
He played Jaguar Paw, the lead role, in the epic film Apocalypto (2006), about Maya culture in the early 1500s. He learned the Yucatec Maya language in order to star in the film, in which all dialogue was in Mayan.
His name Youngblood comes from an uncle. Rudy has also used the name Rudy Gonzalez.
His father is Yaqui and his mother is Comanche. He is Cree by adoption.
Rudy speaks fluent Spanish.