Jeff Chandler Overview:

Actor, Jeff Chandler, was born Ira Grossel on Dec 15, 1918 in Brooklyn, NY. Chandler died at the age of 42 on Jun 17, 1961 in Culver City, Los Angeles .



Although Chandler was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1950Best Supporting ActorBroken Arrow (1950)CochiseNominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Jeff Chandler Quotes:

Karl Wirtz: I guess it's still my bomb.

Luke Darcy: I've got what I want. I've got Kansas.

Amy Rawlinson: You hate women.
Drummond Hall: I don't hate women. I hate the way they are.

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Jeff Chandler Facts
He was mentioned as the possible lead for the television police drama "The Asphalt Jungle" when that show was in development in 1960.

Following his Oscar nominated performance as Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950), Chandler carved a solid niche for himself playing Native American Indians, although his movies seldom rose above co-feature level.

Gerald Mohr was a pallbearer at his funeral.

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