Character actor, Chief Dan George, was born Tes-wah-no on Jul 24, 1899 in North Vancouver, Canada. George died at the age of 82 on Sep 23, 1981 in North Vancouver, Canada .
Chief Dan George was an aged Canadian Indian who only came to films at age 70 but showed an amazing aptitude for acting in his few appearances, even upstaging Clint Eastwood in "The Outlaw Josey Wales". He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Little Big Man".(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
HONORS and AWARDS:.