Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler


Jeff Chandler
Film: East side of the 1700 block of Vine Street
Actor | Radio Personality
Born Ira Grossell on Dec. 15, 1918 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Died June 17, 1961 of blood poisoning in Culver City, Calif.

Jeff Chandler was a radio star, actor and producer.

He was on Dick Powell's radio show "Rogue's Gallery," then played the shy Mr. Boynton on Eve Arden's popular "Our Miss Brooks" series. After he became popular on the radio his film career launched.

He appeared in 36 pictures, including starring roles in such films as "Ten Seconds to Hell," "The Spoilers" and "The Lady Takes a Flyer." He took a fling at singing and song writing for Decca Records in 1954 and in 1956 became an independent movie producer.

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1950 Best Supporting Actor Broken Arrow Nomination

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