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Chief Dan George (1899–1981)


Chief Dan George was born with the names Geswanouth Slahoot (which was anglicized as Dan Slaholt) to a tribal chief on Burrard Indian Reserve No. 3 in North Vancouver. His last name was changed to George when he entered a mission boarding school at the age of 5, where the use of his native language was discouraged, if not forbidden. After spending ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1980 Nothing Personal
Oscar
 1980 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Dquaga
- Skiba, the Bear (1980) ... Dquaga
 1979 Spirit of the Wind
Moses
 1979 Americathon
Sam Birdwater
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Lone Wolf
- Kindred Spirits (1979) ... Lone Wolf
 1978 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Old Sioux
- The Yellow Apron (1978) ... Old Sioux
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Eddie
- Class Underachiever (1978) ... Eddie
 1978 Pump It Up
 1976 Shadow of the Hawk
Old Man Hawk
 1976 Cold Journey
 1976 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay
- The Bears and I: Part 2 (1976) ... Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Chief Stillwater
- Showdown at Times Square (1975) ... Chief Stillwater
 1974 Harry and Tonto
Sam Two Feathers
 1974 The Bears and I
Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay
 1974 Alien Thunder
Sounding Sky
 1974 A Different Drum (Short)
Grandfather
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Ancient Warrior
- The Ancient Warrior (1973) ... Ancient Warrior
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Charlie
- Heartbeat for Yesterday (1972) ... Charlie
 1972 The Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie)
The Big Chief
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Taxkahe
- The Witness (1972) ... Taxkahe
 1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Red Cloud
- Warbonnet (1971) ... Red Cloud
 1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Chief Morales
- Apache Trust (1969) ... Chief Morales
 1969 Smith!
Ol' Antoine
 1964 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Eagle
- Cougar Hunter (1964) ... Eagle
 1960 Cariboo Country (TV Series)
Ol' Antoine
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Was chief of the Burrard Band of North Vancouver, British Columbia (aka the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation today), from 1951 to 1963. Although the position is elected, not hereditary, his son is chief today. See more »

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