Chief Dan George in 'Cancel My Reservation'

Chief Dan George (1899 - 1981)

Former Chief of the Burrard (Tsliel-Waututh) Nation (1951 - 1963)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Little Big Man (1970) [Old Lodge Skins]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes, at some point between the 19th-century story and the 20th-century framing sequence.
  • Cancel My Reservation (1972) [Old Bear]: Dies of a heart attack after Forrest Tucker attempts to crush him to death by lowering a car on him in the garage; he dies shortly after Bob Hope and Eva Marie Saint rescue him.

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