Chandler, Kyle 1966(?)–

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Chandler, Kyle 1966(?)–

PERSONAL

Full name, Kyle Martin Chandler; born September 17, 1966 (some sources cite 1965), in Buffalo, NY; raised near Chicago, IL, and in Loganville, GA; son of Edward (a pharmaceutical sales representative and farm owner) and Sally (a dog breeder) Chandler; married Kathryn Kyl (a television writer), c. 1995; children: Sydney (daughter), Sawyer (daughter). Education: University of Georgia, B.A. Avocational Interests: Fishing.

Addresses: Agent—Leslie Siebert, Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Cynthia Pett-Dante, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and producer. Worked at Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles.

Awards, Honors: Outer Critics Circle Award, c. 1994, for Picnic; Saturn Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, best genre television actor, 1997, for Early Edition.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Private William Griner, Tour of Duty, CBS, 1990.

Jeff Metcalf, Homefront (also known as 1945), ABC, 1991–93.

Gary Hobson, Early Edition, CBS, 1996–2000.

Jake Evans, What About Joan, ABC, 2001.

Grant Rashton, The Lyon's Den, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Skinner, Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story, 1988.

Billy Benefield, "Home Fires Burning," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1989.

First boy, Unconquered (also known as Invictus), CBS, 1989.

Clay Treyton, Convict Cowboy, Showtime, 1995.

Peter Walker/Keith Blessing, Sleep, Baby, Sleep, ABC, 1995.

Raoul Walsh, And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself, PBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Charles Main, Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (also known as John Jakes' "Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III" and North and South III), ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Chuck, "Memory Overload," Freddy's Nightmares, 1989.

Grunt, "Independence Day," China Beach, ABC, 1989.

Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996, 1997.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Grant Rashton, The Lyon's Den, NBC, 2003.

Legislative director, Capital City, ABC, 2004.

Appeared as Hammond Kessler in a pilot titled, The Pastor's Wife, filmed for Fox in 1995, but never broadcast.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Cohost, Farm Aid 97, The Nashville Network, 1997.

Television Producer; Series:

Early Edition, CBS, 1999–2000.

Television Director; Episodic:

Directed episodes of Early Edition, CBS.

Film Appearances:

Buddy Jackson, Pure Country, Warner Bros., 1992.

Captain, Mulholland Falls (also known as The Hats), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1996.

Tony Greco, Angel's Dance (also known as Ein hoffnungsvoller nachwuchskiller), Promark Entertainment Group/York Entertainment, 1999.

Bruce Baxter, King Kong, Universal, 2005.

Appeared as John in The Color of Evening, filmed in 1991 but never released.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Hal Carter, Picnic, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre, 1994.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Parade, February 23, 1997, p. 18.

People Weekly, September 2, 1996.

TV Guide, July 15, 1995, p. 3.

US, February, 1997, p. 92.

USA Today, November 1, 1996, p. D3.