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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:
40
First Appeared:
In the series NET Playhouse
Latest Project:
Series Abed Kerman 2018
Known For
Poster of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee
Poster of Kappa Mikey
Poster of The New World
Poster of Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
Filmography
Series NET Playhouse Unknown 2019
Movie The Green Chain The Executive - John Clements 2019
Series Abed Kerman Billy's father 2018
Movie Hunger Unknown 2008-05-15
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
Movie Just My Luck Unknown 2006-05-12
Series Kappa Mikey Randolph Johnson 2006-01-06
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie The New World Powhatan 2005-12-25
Movie Tremors 4: The Legend Begins Tecopa 2004-01-02
Movie Going the Distance Emile 2004-08-19
Movie Dreamkeeper Grandpa 2003-12-28
Series Da Capo Deak De Bleargue 2003-07-11
Series So Weird Unknown 1999-01-18
Movie True Heart Khonanesta 1999-02-17
Movie Sisters and Other Strangers Det. Frank Britten 1997-05-06
Movie Free Willy 3: The Rescue Randolph Johnson 1997-08-08
Movie What Love Sees Earl 1996-09-22
Movie Grand Avenue Sherman 1996-06-30
Movie Free Willy 2 - The Adventure Home Randolph Johnson 1995-07-19
Movie Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Dick Wilson 1994-10-16
Movie Iron Will Ned Dodd 1994-01-14
Movie Getting Gotti 1994-05-10
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Geronimo Cochise 1993-12-05
Movie Black Robe Chomina 1991-09-05
Series Counterstrike Unknown 1990-07-01
Movie Mark of Cain Otto 1986-09-24
Movie Confidential Charles Ripley 1986-01-01
Series Airwolf Unknown 1984-01-22
Movie The Painted Door 1984-10-01
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie Le Ruffian Nelson Harting 1983-01-12
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
Series Sheena, Queen of the Jungle Unknown 1955-09-10