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Chief Dan George

Chief Dan George OC (July 24, 1899 – September 23, 1981) was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band whose Indian reserve is located on Burrard Inlet in the southeast area of the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was also an actor, musician, poet and author; his best-known written work was "My Heart Soars". As an actor, he is best remembered for portraying Old Lodge Skins opposite Dustin Hoffman in Little Big Man (1970), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.


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Born:
Jul 24, 1899 In British Columbia, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
21
First Appeared:
In the series The High Chaparral 1967-09-10
Latest Project:
Series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven 1998-09-25
Known For
Poster of The Incredible Hulk
Poster of Harry and Tonto
Poster of The Dick Cavett Show
Poster of The High Chaparral
Filmography
Series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Unknown 1998-09-25
Movie Nothing Personal Oscar 1980-03-28
Movie Spirit of the Wind Moses 1979-01-01
Movie Americathon Sam Birdwater 1979-08-10
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1977-11-04
Series What Really Happened To the Class Of '65? Unknown 1977-12-08
Movie Shadow of the Hawk Old Man Hawk 1976-07-14
Movie The Outlaw Josey Wales Lone Watie 1976-07-14
Movie Cold Journey Unknown 1975-05-06
Movie Man Belongs to the Earth Himself 1974-05-04
Movie Alien Thunder Sounding Sky 1974-02-22
Movie The Bears and I Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay 1974-07-31
Movie Harry and Tonto Sam Two Feathers 1974-08-12
Movie The Special London Bridge Special The Big Chief 1972-01-01
Movie Cancel My Reservation Old Bear 1972-09-21
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie Little Big Man Old Lodge Skins 1970-12-14
Movie Smith! Ol' Antoine 1969-03-21
Series The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968-06-06
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10