Chief Dan George, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Chief Dan George

Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Date of Birth: 24-Jul-1899

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Death: 23-Sep-1981

Profession: poet, tribal chief, television actor, film actor, autobiographer

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About 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; also for his role in The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), as Lone Watie, opposite Clint Eastwood.

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