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August Schellenberg

August Schellenberg (born July 25, 1936) is a Canadian actor. His ethnicity is Mohawk and Swiss-German. He was trained at the National Theatre School of Canada. His first film was Rip-Off in 1971. In 1981, he did voices for the animated film Heavy Metal. During the late 90's he had major roles in Black Robe (Chomina), Free Willy and its sequels (Randolph Johnson), Iron Will (Ned Dodd), and TV film Crazy Horse (Sitting Bull). He went on to star as Chief Powhatan in the 2005 Terrence Malick's film The New World, alongside Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, and Christian Bale. He also had roles in Disney's Eight Below and The Green Chain. He has been quoted as saying that his favorite role was that of Sitting Bull in the film Crazy Horse, a character he reprised in the film version of the Dee Brown bestseller Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, for which he received an Emmy nomination. Schellenberg has been nominated for three Genie Awards and has won one (for Black Robe). Also nominated for two Gemini Awards, August Schellenberg won one (for the television movie "The Prodigal"). Description above from the Wikipedia article *, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 25, 1936 In Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie One Man 1977-04-26
Latest Project:
Movie Missionary Man 2007-11-29
Known For
Movie Missionary Man White Deer 2007-11-29
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Sitting Bull 2007-05-27
Movie Eight Below Mindo 2006-02-17
Movie Tremors 4: The Legend Begins Tecopa 2004-01-02
Movie Going the Distance Emile 2004-08-20
Movie Dreamkeeper Grandpa 2003-12-28
Movie The Unsaid Detective Hannah 2001-09-14
Movie Out of Time Young Dog 2000-05-17
Movie Sisters and Other Strangers Det. Frank Britten 1997-05-06
Movie Free Willy 3: The Rescue Randolph Johnson 1997-08-08
Movie Grand Avenue Sherman 1996-06-30
Movie What Love Sees Earl 1996-09-22
Movie Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home Randolph Johnson 1995-07-19
Movie The West Side Waltz Serge 1995-11-23
Movie Iron Will Ned Dodd 1994-01-14
Movie Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Dick Wilson 1994-10-16
Movie Getting Gotti Willie Boy Johnson 1994-05-10
Movie Geronimo Cochise 1993-12-05
Movie Terror on Track 9 Vargas 1992-09-20
Movie A Question of Loving Fabien 1986-07-25
Movie Striker's Mountain Jake Striker 1985-11-01
Movie The Ruffian Nelson Harting 1983-01-12
Movie Cross Country Glen Cosgrove 1983-11-18
Movie Death Hunt Deak de Clearque 1981-04-15
Movie Heavy Metal Norl / Taarak (voice) 1981-08-07
Movie Bear Island Marine Technician 1979-12-05
Movie Power Play Minh 1978-11-01
Movie Drying Up the Streets Nick 1978-08-26
Movie One Man Ernie Carrick 1977-04-26