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Also Known As: Died: June 10, 1985
Born: June 30, 1899 Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: Waukegan, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, songwriter, singer, vaudevillian

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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.

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.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Every Which Way but Loose (1978) Dmv Clerk
2.
 Griffin and Phoenix (1976) Old Man
4.
 Capone (1975) Prosecutor
5.
 Pickup on 101 (1972) Pawnshop owner
6.
 One More Train to Rob (1971) Conductor
7.
 Buckskin (1968) Storekeeper Perkins
8.
 The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) Judge
9.
 Apache Uprising (1966) Jace Asher
10.
 Dead Ringer (1964) George
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Milestones close milestones

1928:
Feature debut, "The Cloud Dodger"
1937:
First collaboration with director William Wellman, "Nothing Sacred"
1952:
TV debut in the syndicated series, "The Abbott and Costello Show"
1957:
Network debut in the CBS series, "Timmy and Lassie"
1958:
Appeared in the NBC special, "Indemnity"
1976:
TV-movie debut, "Griffin and Phoenix"
1978:
Final feature appearance, "Every Which Way But Loose"
1978:
Final TV role in the miniseries, "The Bastard"
1979:
Debut as a song performer with the feature, "The Bitch"
1989:
Final film credit for song, "Drop" from "Rooftops"
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