Dave Bald Eagle (1919–2016)

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Dave Bald Eagle was born on April 8, 1919 in Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation, South Dakota, USA. He is known for Imprint (2007), Neither Wolf Nor Dog (2016) and River of Fundament (2014). He was married to Josee Kesteman and Penny Rathburn. He died on July 22, 2016 in Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota. See full bio »

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Known For

Imprint Medicine Man
River of Fundament Norman III
Skins Old Soldier


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 2014 River of Fundament
Norman III
 2007/I Imprint
Medicine Man
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini Series)
Two Arrows
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... Two Arrows
 2002 Skins
Old Soldier
 1994 Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (TV Movie)
Old man at HQ
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 1990 Dances with Wolves (technical advisor - uncredited)
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 2012 Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Chief Dave Bald Eagle)

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Chief Dave Bald Eagle


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He served in the US Army during WWII, where he fought in the landings at Anzio in Italy and was awarded the Silver Star. He was severely wounded by German fire while parachuting into Normandy during D-Day. After the war, he was a drummer for Cliff Keyes Big Band. See more »

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