|Height:||173 cm (5' 9'')|
|Birth Day:||July 25, 1936|
|Death Date:||August 15, 2013(2013-08-15) (aged 77)
Dallas, Texas, United States
|Birth Place:||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
As per our current Database, August Schellenberg died on August 15, 2013(2013-08-15) (aged 77)
Dallas, Texas, United States.
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Schellenberg was born and lived in Montreal, Quebec, until moving to Toronto, Ontario, in 1967. He was of Mohawk and Swiss-German descent. He established himself in Toronto until 1995. He lived in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, actress Joan Karasevich. He was the father of three daughters, two with Karasevich. He was trained at the National Theatre School of Canada.
His initial work was in the Don Shebib-directed coming-of-age film, Rip-Off, in 1971. In 1981, he did voices for the animated film Heavy Metal. During the 1990s he had major roles in Black Robe (as Chomina), Free Willy and its sequels (as Randolph Johnson), Iron Will (Ned Dodd), True Heart (Khonanesta), and TV film Crazy Horse (Sitting Bull). He went on to star as Chief Powhatan in Terrence Malick's 2005 film The New World. He also had roles in Disney's Eight Below and the doco within a film The Green Chain (2007). In 2011, he appeared in two episodes of the television series Stargate Universe as Yaozu. 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. He also starred in Dreamkeeper (2003) as Pete Chasing Horse.
In 2012, he performed the title role in an all-aboriginal production of William Shakespeare's King Lear at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, alongside a cast that also included Billy Merasty as Gloucester, Tantoo Cardinal as Regan, Jani Lauzon in a dual role as Cordelia and the Fool, Craig Lauzon as Kent, and the play's assistant director, Lorne Cardinal, as The Duke of Albany.
A very heavy smoker, Schellenberg died on August 15, 2013 in Dallas, Texas after a long battle with lung cancer. His interment was at Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Currently, August Schellenberg is 86 years, 2 months and 11 days old. August Schellenberg will celebrate 87th birthday on a Tuesday 25th of July 2023.
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