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 .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1950Best Supporting ActorBroken Arrow (1950)CochiseNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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as Rick.Had a bad day at work? Relatives causing undue stress? If so, then perhaps you need to sit down and watch a mindless 1950s comedy. You know the kind. It's entertaining enough while you're watching it, but it won't linger in your brain. It's like cotton candy--light and tasty, b... Read full article


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Jeff Chandler Quotes:

Cochise: Now I say this: the Americans keep cattle but they are not soft or weak. Why should not the Apache be able to learn new ways? It is not easy to change, but sometimes it is required. The Americans grow stronger while we grow weaker. If a big wind comes, a tree must bend... or be lifted out by the roots.


Drummond Hall: Whenever I wake up a beautiful girl, I always make her breakfast.


Ab Begley: You're making a mistake, Ben!
Ben Sadler: [Firmly] Look, in this office I'm the judge of that, and let's not forget that!


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Jeff Chandler Facts
Had concurrent success as a recording artist, wrote music, played violin, and own Chandler Music, a publishing company.

He stood 6' 4" by the time he was fifteen, and started to gray when he was eighteen.

Daughter, Dana Chandler Grossel (Grossel was her father's real last name), gave him two grandsons. His other daughter, Jamie Tucker, gave him granddaughter Jana Fourtune.

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