August Schellenberg

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August Schellenberg
Born(1936-07-25)July 25, 1936
DiedAugust 15, 2013(2013-08-15) (aged 77)
OccupationActor
Years active1970–2013
Spouse(s)Joan Karasevich
(?-2013; his death)
Children3

August Schellenberg (July 25, 1936 – August 15, 2013)[1] was a Canadian-American actor. He is known for his role in Free Willy and in his Emmy Award-nominated for in Bury My Heart in Wounded Knee.

Schellenberg was born on July 25, 1936 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was of Mohawk and Swiss-German ancestry. He was raised in Toronto, Ontario. Schellenberg was married to Joan Karasevich until his death in 2013. They had three children. Schellenberg died on August 15, 2013 in his home in Dallas, Texas from lung cancer, aged 77.[2]

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  1. Posted: Aug 16, 2013 12:33 PM ET. "Mohawk actor August Schellenberg dies at 77 - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News". Cbc.ca. Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  2. "TMZ: 'Free Willy' Star Dead at 77". 16 August 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013.

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