Actor Profiles

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is proud to present these very talented, informative actors and the experiences that they take their audience on. Taking them down the paths of Harriet Tubman and authentic Buffalo Soldiers, they are able to capture viewers attention with their expertise story telling skills. Make a reservation for one of our reeactors today, 713-942-8920 and ask for the Administrative Assistant, Mary Green, for more information.

Wayne DeHart


 Wayne DehartWayne performs A Soldier’s Story, a reenactment of the story of a Buffalo Soldier.  He has been a mainstay in the Houston Theater scene for more than 25 years. Mr. DeHart's career spans more than 100 stage productions. He has appeared in such films as "Robocop 2," "A Perfect World," and "Looper," and such television programs as "Walker, Texas Ranger," "Prison Break" and "Breaking Bad." 












Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux

Melissa Waddy.fw "The Resurrection of Harriet Tubman in Escape to Freedom" is a historical account which teaches of the life and times of Mrs. Harriet Ross Tubman-Davis during the 1800s when she helped to free hundreds of slaves from the South.  She also served as a "spy", cook and nurse, for the Union Army during the Civil War, where she is known as the only female to have lead men into battle.  You will be amazed as this historical re-enactor takes you back in time to make sense of today's issues and her accomplishments. Listed with the Texas Commission on the Arts-Artists Roster, she is available for any occasion and performs as other "women in history", such as Mrs. Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Ms. Lavinia Bell of Galveston, TX, Cathay Williams, Buffalo Soldier Female, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bessie Coleman-Aviatrix and others.

James Faulkner

James Faulkner James is a writer, director actor and educator. He often performs “The Life of a Buffalo Soldier” for the museum’s patrons. His desire is to produce, create and present positive imagery of the Black experience in the U.S. He is working on a screenplay about the Tenth Cavalry (Post Civil War).