The heart never knows the colour of the skin.
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|24th July, 1899
|23rd September, 1981
|Actor, Author, Poet
Chief Dan George was born in Tsleil-Waututh, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was a canadian author, poet and actor. His best-known written work was "My Heart Soars". He worked at a number of different jobs, including as a longshoreman, construction worker and school bus driver. In 1960, when he was already 60 years old, he landed his first acting job in a CBC Television series, Cariboo Country, as the character, Ol' Antoine. He performed the same role in a Walt Disney Studios movie, Smith!, adapted from an episode in this series. At age 71, he won several awards for his role in the film Little Big Man. He received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. During his acting career, he worked to promote better understanding by non-aboriginals of the First Nations people.
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