Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler
1918 - 1961

Jeff Chandler  American Actor


Jeff Chandler (born Ira Grossel; December 15, 1918 – June 17, 1961) was an American actor, film producer and singer best remembered for playing Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950), for which he was Oscar nominated. He was one of Universal Internation...

Confirmed Relationships7
Longest Relationship8 yrs
Average Relationship Length1 yr, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Jeff
Last Name Chandler
Full Name at Birth Ira Grossel
Alternative Name The silver fox, Big Gray
Age 42 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th December, 1918
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York
Died 17th June, 1961
Place of Death Culver City, CA
Cause of Death Vascular injury and exsanguination following disc herniation surgery
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Prematurely gray hair, scar over his left eye
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, NY
University Feagin School of Dramatic Art in New York
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Broken Arrow
Year(s) Active 1945–1961
Official Websites,,
Friend Tony Curtis (was a pallbearer at his funeral), Sammy Davis Jr, Susan Hayward (were childhood friends)
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Jeff Chandler42 SagittariusActor
Esther Williams91 LeoActress
Mamie Van Doren85 AquariusActress
Susan Hayward57 CancerActress
Julie Adams89 LibraActress
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
Märta Torén30 TaurusActress
Marjorie Hoshelle71 CapricornActress
Marilyn Maxwell50 LeoActress


Female13th May, 194769 years old
Female29th October, 194966 years old

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Merrill's Marauders1962 Brig. Gen. Frank D. Merrill Movie
Return to Peyton Place1961 Lewis Jackman Movie
A Story of David: The Hunted1961 David Movie
The Plunderers1960 Sam Christy Movie
A Stranger in My Arms1959 Major Pike Yarnell Movie
Ten Seconds to Hell1959 Karl Wirtz Movie
The Jayhawkers!1959 Luke Darcy Movie
Thunder in the Sun1959 Lon Bennett Movie
The Lady Takes a Flyer1958 Mike Dandridge Movie
Raw Wind in Eden1958 Mark Moore Movie
Drango1957 Major Clint Drango Movie
Jeanne Eagels1957 Sal Satori Movie
Man in the Shadow1957 Ben Sadler Movie
The Tattered Dress1957 James Gordon Blane Movie
Away All Boats1956 Capt. Jebediah S. Hawks Movie
Pillars of the Sky1956 First Sgt. Emmett Bell Movie
The Toy Tiger1956 Rick Todd Movie
Female on the Beach1955 Drummond Hall Movie
Foxfire1955 Jonathan Dartland Movie
The Spoilers1955 Roy Glennister Movie
The Nat 'King' Cole Musical Story1955 Narrator Short Film
Sign of the Pagan1954 Marcian Movie
Taza, Son of Cochise1954 Cochise Movie
Yankee Pasha1954 Jason Starbuck Movie
East of Sumatra1953 Duke Mullane Movie
Girls in the Night1953 Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
The Great Sioux Uprising1953 Jonathan Westgate Movie
War Arrow1953 Major Howell Brady Movie
Because of You1952 Steve Kimberly Movie
Red Ball Express1952 Lt. Chick Campbell Movie
Son of Ali Baba1952 Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
The Battle at Apache Pass1952 Cochise Movie
Yankee Buccaneer1952 Cmdr. David Porter Movie
Bird of Paradise1951 Tenga Movie
Double Crossbones1951 Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
Flame of Araby1951 Tamerlane Movie
Iron Man1951 Coke Mason Movie
Meet Danny Wilson1951 Jeff Chandler - Nightclub Patron (cameo appearance) (uncredited) Movie
Smuggler's Island1951 Steve Kent Movie
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion1950 Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
Broken Arrow1950 Cochise Movie
The Desert Hawk1950 Opening Off-Screen Narrator (uncredited) Movie
Two Flags West1950 Maj. Henry Kenniston Movie
Deported1950 Vic Smith Movie
Abandoned1949 Chief MacRae Movie
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College1949 Police Officer #66 Movie
Sword in the Desert1949 Asvan Kurta Movie
Johnny O'Clock1947 Turk Movie
Roses Are Red1947 John Jones aka The Knuckle Movie
The Invisible Wall1947 Al Conway Movie
Thrill of a Romance1945 Singer (uncredited) Movie
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