He attended Erasmus Hall High School, the alma mater of many stage and film personalities, where he acted in school plays; his schoolmates included Susan Hayward. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. He had known actress Marjorie Hoshelle in New York and they married that same year. Chandler stated: I don't want to make pictures in other countries; I want to stay home. [64], In his 1958 divorce proceedings, Chandler was revealed to be paying his wife an allowance of $1,500 per month. Hopper, Hedda. Their divorce was granted in 1959. [73], He represented the Screen Actors Guild during talks throughout the 1960 actors' strike. Hopefully they've both been tested. The couple had two daughters, Jamie Tucker and Dana Grosse. George Frederick (Jeff) Chandler III 42 of Eatonton died Saturday, January 1, 2011. "Rock Hudson, Doris Day Top New Poll; U-I Gives Boost to Joanna Moore" Scheuer, Philip K. "GOLDWYN NAMED FOR MOVIE HONOR: Producers Guild to Give Him Milestone Award – Jeff Chandler Gets Role" by THOMAS M. PRYOR. View cart for details. [10] Hollywood tended to cast him, though, in different nationalities. Excludes: Angola, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, French Polynesia, Libya, Mongolia, Suriname, Guyana, Panama, Mauritius, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Iran, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Western Sahara, Bolivia, Laos, Congo, Republic of the, Seychelles, Sudan, Guadeloupe, Venezuela, Somalia, Burma, Cuba, Republic of, Reunion, Yemen, Barbados, Belize, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Martinique, Dominica, Niger, French Guiana, Saint Pierre and Miquelon. "'Chief Crazyhorse' Held Right for Jeff Chandler; Slate Signs Term Deal" Schallert, Edwin. They separated in 1951,[60] and 1954,[61] and filed for divorce in 1954. [4] He served for four years, mostly in the Aleutians, finishing with the rank of lieutenant. A member of the Lane Arts Council who shared her art experience with youngsters through the programs such as YouthArts as well as her own studio in Cottage Grove. Chandler played Cochise for the third time, a cameo in Taza, Son of Cochise, starring Hudson, who soon overtook Chandler as Universal's biggest male star. Will usually ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment. I like to push buttons. [72], Chandler's public support for Israel's 1956 attack on Egypt during the Suez Crisis prompted the United Arab Republic to ban his films in Arab countries in 1960. If you'd like to get the additional items you've selected to qualify for this offer. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. In 1954, Chandler was starting to gripe about his workload: You just can't call your time your own. Movie fans seem to think that actors belong to them, but we like to feel we belong to ourselves. Chandler refused the role and was replaced again by George Nader, but this time, the dispute was not over money, but due to Chandler's overwork. 1953 Press Photo Jeff Chandler & Wife Marjorie Hoshelle at Hollywood Premiere, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. I can't go anywhere unnoticed. Minimum monthly payments are required. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. In 1957, he became involved with actress Esther Williams, causing his wife to divorce him. [3], Universal announced him for Chief Crazy Horse,[35] but the role ended up being played by Victor Mature. historicimages-store has no other items for sale. Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. According to one profile, "he has unusual face, with taut, bony features,which seem to fit neatly into any sort of role".[23]. She was married to Jeff Chandler. If you Buy It Now, you'll only be purchasing this item. "[38] He then made Female on the Beach with Joan Crawford and began releasing records. He definitely had guts to open in Vegas". Chandler was born Ira Grossel to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, the only child of Anna (née Herman) and Phillip Grossel. [69] Chandler had nearly lost an eye and had been visibly scarred in an auto accident years earlier. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. Contrary to popular belief, Jeff Chandler's so called love for wearing women's clothing, has been retracted by former wife Esther Williams. [59] It was shot in London and Israel. If I don't, I'm labeled the tightest guy in town. "[57], Chandler formed another production company, August, for which he made The Plunderers, a Western, distributed by Allied Artists. Earlmar signed a six-picture deal with United Artists, under which Chandler was to appear in at least three of the films. No additional import charges at delivery! This was to take effect from August 1956 onwards, when Chandler's exclusive contract with Universal expired. I marked two radio scripts and have finished synopses and five movie stories. After Drango, Chandler made the final two films owed under his original contract with Universal: The Tattered Dress, playing a lawyer in a melodrama, and Man in the Shadow, co-starring opposite Orson Welles. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. [2] He was raised by his mother after his parents separated when he was a child. In addition to his acting in film, he was known for his role on the radio program Our Miss Brooks and for his musical recordings. Tinee, Mae. Daughter of actors Jeff Chandler and Marjorie Hoshelle. He went back to Fox for his second film for them, as an embittered Union cavalryman in Two Flags West for director Robert Wise. He was to star opposite Tony Curtis in Operation Petticoat (1959), but fell ill and had to withdraw.[9][55]. [80] It was deemed malpractice and resulted in his children suing the hospital for $1.5 million. A third operation followed, on May 27, where he received an additional 20 pints of blood. When he later confessed the affair to his wife, Sherman recalls her placid response: “Well. For other people named Jeff Chandler, see, In February 1953, I was making a second picture with Jeff Chandler, one called. And in Hollywood, if you're not working on a picture or getting ready for one, you have to keep studying. [11][12] He tested for Columbia's The Loves of Carmen[13] and did not get the part. I was born to be an executive – an idea man. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Broken Arrow turned out to be a considerable hit, earning Chandler an Oscar nomination and establishing him as a star. Jeff met his future wife, Charlotte Nilsson, in Newport Beach in 1967. Council Opens Campaign to Halt Cheaper Production Abroad by U. S. Studios Special to The New York Times". He worked briefly in radio, then got a job in a stock company on Long Island as an actor and stage manager. Chandler had a relationship with Gloria De Haven that was exposed in Confidential magazine. "LADD, PARAMOUNT DISCUSS CONTRACT: Actor Seeks Picture-a-Year Deal on Long-Term Basis After Current Pact Ends Youngster Gets Role" By THOMAS M. PRYOR, "Drama: Cyd Charisse Costar in 'Strategy of Love'". He had commitments to make two films per year at Universal until 1959.[52]. He then went on to make a war film, Red Ball Express, and a swashbuckler, Yankee Buccaneer. The part was proving tricky to cast; in Chandler's words, "Fox was looking for a guy big enough physically to play the role and unfamiliar enough to moviegoers to lend authenticity. Flashback: "Charlie Sheen alleges Chandler Massey 'fired' from role as gay man on US soap" Jeff Chandler married Marjorie Hoshelle, an actress, in 1946. He is best known as Coach Eric Taylor on the television series Friday Night Lights.. Chandler was the first actor to portray Chad Remington in Frontier Town. He was the first actor nominated for an Academy Award for portraying an American Indian. I walk into a restaurant and get a ringside table- but you remember I also have to leave the biggest tip. His other credits include Sword in the Desert (1948), Deported (1950), Female on the Beach (1955), and Away All Boats (1956). But colleagues who worked with him closely said he had an easy, light-hearted approach on the set that helped ease some of the strain of production. However, Chandler intended to continue to make films for Universal under a multipicture contract. Filmography. His wife complained that Chandler was "chronically fatigued so that he would fall asleep wherever we were. None of it helped, and everybody raved about Jeff's singing, but let's face it: He really didn't sing very well. He then went over to Warner Bros. to make Merrill's Marauders, which was his last film. In 1952, exhibitors voted Chandler the 22nd-most popular star in the US. Chandler replaced Lee J. Cobb, and it was one of his least-typical roles, a character part rather than a leading man. 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