Jeff Chandler
Actor, singer
Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler was an American film actor and singer in the 1950s, best remembered for playing Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950.
Biography
Jeff Chandler's personal information overview.
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4-H shows a favorite at shorter-than-usual Marshfield Fair - The Patriot Ledger
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According to fair director Jeff Chandler, about 150 children from 5 to 18 years old showed an animal in one of the Marshfield Fair's many 4-H competitions. The photo was taken on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, which was 4-H Day at the fair
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Linda Darnell Movie Schedule: FALLEN ANGEL, HANGOVER SQUARE, DAY-TIME WIFE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell, Jeff Chandler, Cornel Wilde. BW-92 mins. 2:30 PM SECOND CHANCE (1953) A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico. Dir: Rudy Mate. Cast: Robert Mitchum, Linda Darnell, Jack Palance. C-82 mins
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Mustangs to focus on the fundamentals | Fall Football Preview - PNW Local News
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Redmond High School football head coach Jeff Chandler isn't one to sugarcoat the situation at hand as his team prepares to play in arguably the state's toughest and most talented football league — 4A Kingco. His team is young, raw,
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American Technology Services is Recognized as One of the DC Area's Top Small ... - Business Wire (press release)
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“It is an honor to be recognized for the fifth time by the Washington Business Journal as one of the top small technology companies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area,” said Jeff Chandler, President of American Technology Services
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The Hands That Rocked the Crimson Cradle Andrew Zow - Planet Weekly (blog)
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However, when reliable Jeff Chandler missed the extra point for only the second time that year, Alabama still had hope. A touchdown and an extra point would win it. Time for Shaun Alexander to show why he was a consensus All American and why Chris
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Hollywood mermaid swam her way into viewers' hearts - Inquirer.net
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Unfortunately, she married a loser, had an affair with Jeff Chandler, and then married her erstwhile leading man, Fernando Lamas, another former swimming champ who was “the only leading man who could keep up with me.” Curiously, Lamas wanted her fat,
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On top of their game: Redmond ADs help keep sports programs running smoothly - PNW Local News
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In addition, Appelgate is responsible for the hiring and evaluation of new coaches, which he had to do after Pluschke resigned following the 2009 football season, conducting interviews and eventually hiring former Eastlake coach Jeff Chandler
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The Showtime and Fox Sports TV Cheat Sheet- Aug. 13, 2011 - Maxboxing
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Hall of Fame promoter J. Russell Peltz compares his charge to Jeff Chandler, which is high praise indeed. Verdict - This should be an entertaining bout as both fighters are busy punchers but Kennedy's shots are crisper and look better to judges
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PRO Dirt Car Series, O'Reilly SUPR to go Head-to-Head at Greenville - WhoWon.com
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Drivers from the tour expected to join Bagley in action include Timothy Culp, Allen Tippen, Jeff Chandler, BJ Robinson, Ray Moore, and more. The touring drivers from each series will face a formidable challenge from the local contingent, which includes
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Around Town: Rock docs, disco tributes, sci-fi favorites and more - Los Angeles Times
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On Saturday, the Egyptian presents its yearly tiki celebration with a screening of the 1951 South Sea melodrama "Bird of Paradise," starring Debra Paget, Louis Jourdan and Jeff Chandler, in addition to live music and a fashion show
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Cities, county divide judge's annual salary - Russellville Courier
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Jeff Chandler, chief deputy prosecuting attorney for the 15th Judicial District, acted as county attorney in lieu of Prosecuting Attorney David Gibbons and advised the committee Arkansas is an at-will employment state and employers were prohibited only
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Looking back 50 years - Baltimore Sun (blog)
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At the movies in Harford County 50 years ago, George Hamilton in "Angel Baby" and Jeff Chandler in "The Plunders" were being advertised at the Harford Drive-In Theatre in Aberdeen. James "Gunsmoke" Arness in "Gun The Man Down" and "The Chartreuse
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Ex-Ram owner gearing up for new restaurant group - Bizjournals.com (blog)
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Jeff Chandler, former owner of the Ram International group of restaurant/pubs, and Chef Shannon Galusha, most recently of Bastille in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, are among those holed up in a big brick loft, trying to invent a new kind of
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Traveling back through the Advocate archives for June 22 - Green Bay Press Gazette
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At the movies: "Return to Peyton Place" starring Carol Lynley and Jeff Chandler and "All Hands on Deck" starring Pat Boone and Barbara Eden. » Deaths: Johanna Johnson, 78, Sturgeon Bay; Martin Anderson, 81, Washington Island; Terry Ostrand, infant,
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Opening round of CG's plagued by rain - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
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Dayton Jones, a rising senior at Hopkinsville High, shot an even par 72, while Todd Greene and Jeff Chandler each finished with a 1 over 73. Schacht shot 1 under on the front nine, recording birdies on holes Nos. 2, 5 and 7, before closing with a bogey
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All-Comers track meet - Chinook Observer
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All family and classic shows begin at 1 pm The movie on June 15 is “Away all Boats” starring Jeff Chandler and George Nader. 1956. 114 min. ILWACO — Ilwaco Timberland Library presents a book discussion from 6 pm to 7 pm, June 16 for adults
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jeff Chandler
    FORTIES
  • 1961
    Age 42
    He entered a Culver City hospital and had surgery for a spinal disc herniation, on May 13, 1961.
    More Details Hide Details There were severe complications; an artery was damaged and Chandler hemorrhaged. In a seven-and-a-half-hour emergency operation over-and-above the original surgery, he was given 55 pints of blood. Another operation followed, date unknown, where he received an additional 20 pints of blood.
    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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  • THIRTIES
  • 1957
    Age 38
    They reconciled but his wife applied for divorce again in 1957.
    More Details Hide Details Both of Chandler's daughters died of cancer, as did his mother, maternal aunt, uncle and grandfather. When his friend Sammy Davis, Jr. lost an eye in an accident and was in danger of losing the other, Chandler offered to give Davis one of his own eyes. Chandler himself had nearly lost an eye and had been visibly scarred in an auto accident years earlier. He was romantically linked with Esther Williams, who claimed in her 1999 autobiography Chandler was a cross dresser and she broke off the relationship. According to the Los Angeles Times, many friends and colleagues of Chandler's rejected Williams' claims. Jane Russell commented, "I've never heard of such a thing. Cross-dressing is the last thing I would expect of Jeff. He was a sweet guy, definitely all man."
  • 1956
    Age 37
    His public support for Israel's 1956 attack on Egypt, prompted the United Arab Republic to ban his films in Arab countries in 1960.
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  • 1955
    Age 36
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In her autobiography Hold the Roses (2002), Rose Marie wrote that "Jeff Chandler was a great guy, but he was no singer. He put together an act and we opened at the Riviera. He came with a conductor, piano player, light man, press agent, and manager. None of it helped". And "Everybody raved about Jeff's singing, but let's face it: He really didn’t sing very well. He definitely had guts to open in Vegas". He left to work on a movie after three and a half weeks.
  • 1954
    Age 35
    In 1954 Universal put Chandler on suspension for refusing to play the lead in Six Bridges to Cross.
    More Details Hide Details During the latter part of the decade and into the early 1960s, Chandler became a top leading man. His sex appeal, prematurely gray hair, and ruggedly handsome tanned features put him into drama and costume movies. Among the movies of this period are Female on the Beach (1955), Foxfire (1955), Away All Boats (1956), Toy Tiger (1956), Drango (1957), The Tattered Dress (1957), Man in the Shadow (1957), A Stranger in My Arms (1959), The Jayhawkers! " (1959), Thunder in the Sun (1959), and Return to Peyton Place (1961). His leading ladies included June Allyson, Joan Crawford, Rhonda Fleming, Maureen O'Hara, Kim Novak, Jane Russell, Esther Williams, and his Brooklyn friend Susan Hayward. His agent was Doovid Barskin of The Barskin Agency in the late 50s.
  • 1952
    Age 33
    In 1952 exhibitors voted him the 22nd most popular star in the US and he signed a fresh contract with Universal.
    More Details Hide Details 20th Century-Fox was keen to use Chandler again and put forward roles in such films as The Day the Earth Stood Still, Lydia Bailey, Les Misérables and The Secret of Convict Lake. However, Universal had an exclusive contract and they kept him working at the studio.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1946
    Age 27
    Chandler married actress Marjorie Hoshelle (1918–1989) in 1946.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had two daughters, Jamie Tucker (1947–2003) and Dana Grossel (1949–2002), before separating in 1954.
  • 1945
    Age 26
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Chandler had acted on radio in Rogue's Gallery with Dick Powell, who was impressed enough to give the actor his first film role, a one-line part as a gangster in Johnny O'Clock (1947). His performance as Boynton in Our Miss Brooks brought him to the attention of executives at Universal, who were looking for someone to play an Israeli leader in Sword in the Desert (1948). Chandler was cast and impressed the studio so much he ended up being signed to Universal for a seven-year contract. Chandler's first movie for Universal under his new contract was Abandoned (1949), then he was borrowed by 20th Century Fox to play Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950). This film was a considerable hit, earning Chandler an Oscar nomination and establishing him as a star. He later reprised the role as the legendary Apache chief in The Battle at Apache Pass (1952) and in a cameo in Taza, Son of Cochise (1954). He was the first actor nominated for an Academy Award for portraying an American Indian.
  • 1941
    Age 22
    Chandler served in the United States Army in World War II for four years, mostly in the Aleutians, finishing with the rank of lieutenant. His enlistment record for the Cavalry on November 18, 1941 gave his height as six foot four inches and his weight as 210 pounds.
    More Details Hide Details After being discharged from the Army, Chandler moved to Los Angeles with $3,000 he had saved and soon found work as a radio actor. He appeared in episodes of anthology drama series such as Escape and Academy Award Theater, and became well known for playing the lead in Michael Shayne and bashful biology teacher Phillip Boynton on Our Miss Brooks. Chandler was the first actor to portray Chad Remington in Frontier Town.
    Chandler formed his own company, the Shady Lane Playhouse, in Illinois in 1941.
    More Details Hide Details This toured the Midwest with some success before the war came along.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Born
    Born on December 15, 1918.
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