December 15, 1918
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Died||June 17, 1961 (aged 42)|
Culver City, California, United States
|Spouse(s)||Marjorie Hoshelle (1946-1954)|
Jeff Chandler (December 15, 1918 - June 17, 1961) was a popular American film actor and singer in the 1950s. Events 533 - Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1462 - Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II ( The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Culver City is a city in western Los Angeles County California. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 533 - Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1462 - Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II ( The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works
Born Ira Grossel to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, he attended Erasmus Hall High School, the alma mater of many stage and film personalities. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. Erasmus Hall Campus High School is a three-year Public high school in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, operated as part of the New Later, he took a drama course and spent two years in stock companies before serving in World War II. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including After being discharged from the military, he was a busy radio actor both in drama (such as episodes of Escape) and comedy (playing bashful biology teacher Phillip Boynton on Our Miss Brooks). Radio programming is the content that is broadcast by Radio stations The original inventors of radio such as Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Escape was Radio 's leading Anthology series of high adventure airing on CBS from July 7 1947 to September 25 Our Miss Brooks, an American Situation comedy, starred Eve Arden as a sardonic High school English Teacher. His first film appearance was in Johnny O'Clock (1947). Johnny O'Clock ( 1947) is a American Crime Film noir directed by Robert Rossen and written by Robert Rossen
In the 1950s, Chandler became a star in western and action movies. His first important role was in Sword In the Desert (1948), as an Israeli freedom fighter. Freedom fighter is a term to describe those that engage in a struggle to achieve freedom for themselves or to free others in some matter He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950). "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. Cochise (koˈʧis ( K'uu-ch'ish = "firewood" (c 1815&ndash June 8, 1874) was a chief (a nantan) Broken Arrow is a western film released in 1950. It was directed by Delmer Daves and starred James Stewart and Jeff Chandler The first of three screen appearances as the legendary Apache chief, he repeated the role in The Battle Of Apache Pass (1952) and Taza, Son Of Cochise (1954).
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 tanned features put him into drama and costume movies. Among the movies of this period are 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). Away All Boats is a 1956 American War film produced by Universal Pictures. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Return to Peyton Place is a 1959 novel by Grace Metalious. After the phenomenal success of her first novel the blockbuster hit Peyton Place
His leading ladies included June Allyson, Joan Crawford, Rhonda Fleming, Maureen O'Hara, Jane Russell, Esther Williams, and his Brooklyn friend Susan Hayward. June Allyson (October 7 1917 – July 8 2006 was a Golden Globe -winning American film and television Actress, popular in the 1940s Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; ( March 23, 1905 - May 10, 1977) Crawford was signed to a motion picture Rhonda Fleming (born Marilyn Louis in Hollywood California, August 10 1923 is an American Motion picture and Television actress Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons on 17 August 1920 in Ranelagh, County Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish film actress Jane Russell (born June 21) is an American film actress and Sex symbol. For the Fijian academic business woman see Esther Williams (academic Esther Jane Williams (born August 8 1921 is a retired Susan Hayward ( June 30, 1917 &ndash March 14, 1975) was an Academy Award -winning American Actress.
Chandler had a concurrent career as a singer and recording artist, releasing several albums and playing nightclubs.
Chandler married actress Marjorie Hoshelle in 1946. The couple had two daughters before divorcing in 1954.
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. Samuel George “Sammy” Davis Jr (8 December 1925 &ndash 16 May 1990 was an American Entertainer. Chandler himself had nearly lost an eye and had been visibly scarred in an auto accident years earlier.
Shortly after completing his role in Merrill's Marauders in 1961, he injured his back while playing baseball with U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers who served as extras in the movie. Merrill's Marauders is a 1962 Cinemascope War film directed and co-written by Samuel Fuller based on the exploits of the Chandler entered a Culver City hospital and had surgery for a spinal disc herniation on May 13, 1961. Culver City is a city in western Los Angeles County California. There were severe complications; an artery was damaged and Chandler hemorrhaged. Arteries are Blood vessels that carry blood away from the Heart. Bleeding, technically known as hemorrhaging / haemorrhaging (see American and British spelling differences) is the loss of Blood from 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. He died on June 17, 1961. His death was deemed malpractice and resulted in a large lawsuit and settlement for his children. In Law, malpractice is a type of negligence in which the Misfeasance, Malfeasance or Nonfeasance of a Professional, under a duty
Tony Curtis and Gerald Mohr were among the pallbearers at Chandler's funeral. Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz June 3, 1925) is an American film actor Gerald Mohr ( 11 June 1914 – 9 November 1968) was a radio film and He was interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California. The Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 6001 W Centinela Avenue in Culver City California, USA. Culver City is a city in western Los Angeles County California.
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Jeff Chandler has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1770 Vine Street. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a Sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California, USA, that Vine is a Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California that runs north-south from Melrose Avenue up past Hollywood Boulevard.
|1951||Academy Awards||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Broken Arrow||Nominated|
|1958||Laurel Awards||Top Male Star||14th Place|
|1959||Laurel Awards||Top Male Star||15th Place|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Grossel, Ira|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Actor, singer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 15, 1918|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 17, 1961|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Culver City, California, United States|