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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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Born:
Jul 25, 1936 In Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the movie The Green Chain
Latest Project:
Movie 45 R.P.M. 2008-08-08
Known For
Poster of Walker, Texas Ranger
Poster of Adderly
Poster of Striker's Mountain
Poster of The Painted Door
Filmography
Movie The Green Chain The Executive - John Clements 2018
Movie 45 R.P.M. Peter George Moses 2008-08-08
Movie Our Spirits Don't Speak English Narrator 2008-03-22
Series Saving Grace Unknown 2007-07-23
Movie Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee Sitting Bull 2007-05-27
Movie Eight Below Mindo 2006-02-17
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie The New World Powhatan 2005-12-25
Movie Going the Distance Emile 2004-08-19
Movie Tremors 4: The Legend Begins Tecopa 2004-01-02
Movie Dreamkeeper Grandpa 2003-12-28
Movie True Heart Khonanesta 1999-02-17
Series So Weird Unknown 1999-01-18
Movie Free Willy 3: The Rescue Randolph Johnson 1997-08-08
Movie Mission to Mir Narrator 1997-10-17
Movie Grand Avenue Sherman 1996-06-30
Movie What Love Sees (1996) Earl 1996-09-22
Movie Crazy Horse Sitting Bull 1996-07-07
Movie Free Willy 2 - The Adventure Home Randolph Johnson 1995-07-19
Movie Iron Will Ned Dodd 1994-01-14
Movie Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Dick Wilson 1994-10-16
Movie Getting Gotti 1994-05-10
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Free Willy Randolph Johnson 1993-07-16
Movie Geronimo Cochise 1993-12-05
Movie Black Robe Chomina 1991-09-05
Movie Mark of Cain Otto 1986-09-24
Movie Confidential Charles Ripley 1986-01-01
Series Adderly Unknown 1986-09-24
Movie Striker's Mountain Jake Striker 1985-11-01
Series Airwolf Unknown 1984-01-22
Movie The Painted Door 1984-10-01
Movie Le Ruffian Nelson Harting 1983-01-12
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie Running Brave Billy's father 1983-11-04
Movie Death Hunt Deak De Bleargue 1981-05-22
Movie Heavy Metal Norl / Taarak (voice) 1981-08-07
Movie Bear Island Marine Technician 1979-12-05
Movie Drying Up the Streets Nick 1978-08-26
Movie Power Play Minh 1978-11-01
Series The New Avengers Unknown 1976-10-22