George Chandler

Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Long-faced, instantly recognizable veteran character player with a slightly plaintive voice, often typecast as obnoxious reporters or country yokels, a former vaudevillian known as "the musical nut. " Chandler, who ... Read more »
Born: 06/29/1899 in Waukegan, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (32)

Every Which Way But Loose 1978 (Movie)

DMV Clerk (Actor)

Griffin and Phoenix 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Capone 1975 (Movie)

Prosecutor (Actor)

Escape to Witch Mountain 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kolchak: The Night Stalker 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Pickup on 101 1971 (Movie)

Pawnshop Owner (Actor)

One More Train to Rob 1970 (Movie)

Conductor (Actor)

Buckskin 1968 (Movie)

Storekeeper Perkins (Actor)

Apache Uprising 1965 (Movie)

Jace Asher (Actor)

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken 1965 (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

Timmy and Lassie 1957 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Dead Ringer 1963 (Movie)

George (Actor)

Gunsight Ridge 1956 (Movie)

Gus Withers (Actor)

The Girl Rush 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Apache Ambush 1954 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Abbott and Costello Show 1951 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

The High and the Mighty 1954 (Movie)

Ben Sneed (Actor)

Island in the Sky 1953 (Movie)

Rene (Actor)

This Woman Is Dangerous 1952 (Movie)

Dr. Ryan (Actor)

Singing Guns 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dead Reckoning 1947 (Movie)

Louis Ord (Actor)

Strange Impersonation 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Without Love 1945 (Movie)

Elevator Boy (Actor)

It Happened Tomorrow 1944 (Movie)

Mr. Gordon (Actor)

Buffalo Bill 1943 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Ox-Bow Incident 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jesse James 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nothing Sacred 1936 (Movie)

Photographer (Actor)

Fury 1935 (Movie)

Milton Jackson (Actor)

Libeled Lady 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Bastard (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Rooftops 1989 (Movie)

("Drop") (Song)

Biography

Long-faced, instantly recognizable veteran character player with a slightly plaintive voice, often typecast as obnoxious reporters or country yokels, a former vaudevillian known as "the musical nut. " Chandler, who appeared in well over 100 films between the late 1920s and the late 70s, was a welcome presence in small roles in many of the films of his close friend, director William Wellman.

Milestones

1989

Final film credit for song, "Drop" from "Rooftops"

1979

Debut as a song performer with the feature, "The Bitch"

1978

Final feature appearance, "Every Which Way But Loose"

1978

Final TV role in the miniseries, "The Bastard"

1976

TV-movie debut, "Griffin and Phoenix"

1958

Appeared in the NBC special, "Indemnity"

1957

Network debut in the CBS series, "Timmy and Lassie"

1952

TV debut in the syndicated series, "The Abbott and Costello Show"

1937

First collaboration with director William Wellman, "Nothing Sacred"

1928

Feature debut, "The Cloud Dodger"

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