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Chief Dan George was a gifted actor and chief of the Tsleil-waututh Nation in Burrard Inlet, British Columbia. He was born 'Geswanouth Slahoot', on July 24, 1899, in North Vancouver, British Columbia and died September 23, 1981, in Vancouver, British Columbia. He first came to prominence in a supporting role as the Indian who adopts Dustin Hoffman in Arthur Penn's Little Big Man (1970); for which he received an Academy Award nomination.
Mar 4th 1994, John Candy, actor (SCTV), dies from a heart attack at 43, in his sleep in Durango, Mexico. Candy's funeral was held at St. Martin of Tours Church, and he was interred in the mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. His crypt lies just above fellow actor Fred MacMurray (My 3 Sons). His final two films, Wagons East! and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.