Jeff Chandler

Actor + Singer
Born Dec 15, 1918

Jeff Chandler was an American film actor and singer in the 1950s, best remembered for playing Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950.

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1918 Birth Born on December 15, 1918.


1941 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Chandler formed his own company, the Shady Lane Playhouse, in Illinois in 1941. … Read More
1945 26 Years Old In 1945 he was involved in a serious car accident on the way to a screen test which resulted in a large scar on his forehead. … Read More
1946 27 Years Old Chandler married actress Marjorie Hoshelle (1918–1989) in 1946. … Read More


1952 33 Years Old …  In 1952 exhibitors voted him the 22nd most popular star in the US and he signed a fresh contract with Universal. … Read More
1954 35 Years Old In 1954 Universal put Chandler on suspension for refusing to play the lead in Six Bridges to Cross. … Read More
1955 36 Years Old Chandler had a concurrent career as a singer and recording artist, releasing several albums and playing nightclubs. In 1955 he became only the second star to play at the Riviera, after Liberace was the featured headliner. … Read More
1956 37 Years Old His public support for Israel's 1956 attack on Egypt, prompted the United Arab Republic to ban his films in Arab countries in 1960.
1957 38 Years Old They reconciled but his wife applied for divorce again in 1957. … Read More


Shortly after completing his role in Merrill's Marauders in 1961, Chandler injured his back while playing baseball with U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers who served as extras in the movie.
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