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Irene Bedard played Native American princess Pocahontas in the 1995 Disney film 'Pocahontas.' The actress was born in Alaska. Her mother is of Inupiat Esikmo desecent and her father is French Canadian/Cree. Bedard is a singer and actress who had a small role in the 2011 Brad Pitt movie 'The Tree of Life.'
Broadyway actress Judy Kuhn provided Pocahontas' singing voice.
(Pictured: Irene Bedard attends the Alabama-Coushatta Reservation's 2007 Powwow in Livingston, Texas on June 2, 2007. / Pocahontas appears in a scene from the 1995 Disney film 'Pocahontas.')
(flickr.com/photos/fossilmike/ / Walt Disney Company)