Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress. She was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption. She appeared in the 2009 films The Trotsky, Leslie, My Name Is Evil and The Wild Hunt, and starred in the CBC television sitcom 18 to Life. She joined the cast of the Netflix drama Hemlock Grove.
Horn is a native of Kahnawake, a Mohawk reserve outside of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Her mother, Kahn-Tineta Horn, is a former model and a political activist for the Kahnawake First Nation. Her father, who is Scottish/German, is a lawyer. Growing up, Horn split her time between the reserve and Ottawa, where her father lived. Her sister, Waneek Horn-Miller, was co-captain of the Canadian women's water polo team at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Horn decided to be an actress at a young age, but concentrated on swimming and water polo as a teenager. She graduated from Dawson College in 2005 for theatre arts, and appeared in a number of short films.
- Defiance (2013) as Rynn
- Assassin's Creed III as Kaniehtí:io
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