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Jeff Chandler

Actor / Singer-songwriter / Film Producer | * 12/15/1918 († 42, 06/17/1961) | Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Jeff Chandler (born Ira Grossel; December 15, 1918 – June 17, 1961) was an American actor, film producer and singer best remembered for playing Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950), for which he was Oscar nominated. He was one of Universal Pictures's more popular male stars of the 1950s. His other credits include Sword in the Desert (1948), Deported (1950), Female on the Beach (1955) and Away All Boats (1956). In addition to his acting, he was known for his good looks, his distinguished gray hair, and his musical recordings. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Jeff Chandler

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Jeff Chandler as Actor(46)

as Brig. Gen. Frank D. Merrill1962 Merrill's Marauders
as Lewis Jackman1961 Return to Peyton Place
as Sam Christy1960 The Plunderers
as David1960 A Story of David
as Luke Darcy1959 The Jayhawkers!
as Lon Bennett1959 Thunder in the Sun
as Maj. Pike Yarnell1959 A Stranger in My Arms
as Karl Wirtz1959 Ten Seconds to Hell
as Mike Dandridge1958 The Lady Takes a Flyer
as Mark Moore / Scott Moorehouse1958 Raw Wind in Eden
as Ben Sadler1957 Man in the Shadow
as Sal Satori1957 Jeanne Eagels
as James Gordon Blane1957 The Tattered Dress
as Major Clint Drango1957 Drango
as Rick Todd1956 Toy Tiger
as Capt. Jebediah S. Hawks1956 Away All Boats
as First Sgt. Emmett Bell1956 Pillars of the Sky
as Drummond Hall1955 Female on the Beach
as Jonathan Dartland1955 Foxfire
as Roy Glennister1955 The Spoilers
as Marcian1954 Sign of the Pagan
as Maj. Howell Brady1954 War Arrow
as Cochise1954 Taza, Son of Cochise
as Jason Starbuck1954 Yankee Pasha
as Duke Mullane1953 East of Sumatra
as Narrator1953 Girls in the Night
as Jonathan Westgate1953 The Great Sioux Uprising
as Lt Campbell1952 The Red Ball Express
as Cmdr. David Porter1952 Yankee Buccaneer
as Steve Kimberly1952 Because of You
as Tenga1951 Bird of Paradise
as Coke Mason1951 Iron Man
as Tamerlane1951 Flame of Araby
as Steve Kent1951 Smuggler's Island
as Maj. Henry Kenniston1950 Two Flags West
as Vic Smith1950 Deported
as Cochise1950 Broken Arrow
as Narrator (uncredited) (voice)1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
as Police Officer #66 (uncredited)1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
as Kurta1949 Sword in the Desert
as Chief MacRae1949 Abandoned
as John Jones aka The Knuckle1947 Roses Are Red
as Al Conway, henchman1947 The Invisible Wall
as Turk1947 Johnny O'Clock
as Singer (uncredited)1945 Thrill of a Romance

TV Shows/Series with Jeff Chandler as Actor(3)


Full Name: Jeff Chandler
Born: Sunday, 12/15 1918 (December) in Brooklyn
Died: Saturday, 06/17 1961 (June) in Los Angeles (aged: 42)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Erasmus Hall High School
Record Label: Liberty
Other names for Jeff Chandler (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ira Grossel"
Jeff Chandler frequently works together with these people:
Joseph Pevney (8x, Crew)
Frank Skinner (7x, Crew)
Albert J. Cohen (5x, Crew)
Jack Arnold (4x, Crew)
Jay Silverheels (4x, Actor)
Charles Horvath (4x, Actor)
Milton Carruth (4x, Crew)
Bill Thomas (4x, Crew)
Edie Adams (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1410051, Added: 09/05/2019, Last updated: 07/09/2020