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Kyle Chandler

Kyle Chandler

Birthday: 17 September 1965, Buffalo, New York, USA
Birth Name: Kyle Martin Fitzgerald Chandler
Height: 185 cm

Kyle Chandler was born in Buffalo, New York, to Sally Jeanette (Meyer), who bred dogs, and Edward Chandler, a farm owner. He is of German, English, and Irish descent. Kyle grew up in the small town of ...Show more

Kyle Chandler
I always treat all the jobs I do as an acting class. I always treat all the jobs I do as an acting class.
Television, cable, features are always out there. Television, cable, features are always out there.
Marriage is hard work, period. Marriage is hard work, period.
I'm in a great position now where I've got recognition. I'm not recognized too much. I think I'm rec Show more I'm in a great position now where I've got recognition. I'm not recognized too much. I think I'm recognized enough by the industry. Hide
I grew up in Chicago, so I've always been a Bears fan. I grew up in Chicago, so I've always been a Bears fan.
We run into some pretty tough arguments sometimes, but the idea is that at the end of the day, my wi Show more We run into some pretty tough arguments sometimes, but the idea is that at the end of the day, my wife and I realize that we'll always be holding each other's hand. Hide
My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based o Show more My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based on their relationship. I watched them over the years and saw how they dealt with everything together, as a team. Hide
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
We run into some pretty tough arguments sometimes, but the idea is that at the end of the day, my wi Show more We run into some pretty tough arguments sometimes, but the idea is that at the end of the day, my wife and I realize that we'll always be holding each other's hand. This is a lifelong relationship, and after 12 years she hasn't gotten rid of me yet. Hide
One way I differ from my character, Coach Taylor, is that I never would have taken this faraway job Show more One way I differ from my character, Coach Taylor, is that I never would have taken this faraway job without my wife's consent. Hide
Sometimes a scene may be about one thing, and it may end up still being about that, but the emotiona Show more Sometimes a scene may be about one thing, and it may end up still being about that, but the emotionality of it comes from somewhere else, or the humor of it comes from somewhere else, and it gives it that real-life quality. Hide
Thank goodness I've saved my money. Thank goodness I've saved my money.
I love the institution of marriage, and I love my marriage. I love the institution of marriage, and I love my marriage.
I just can't say enough about the actors having faith and trust in the writers and the writers havin Show more I just can't say enough about the actors having faith and trust in the writers and the writers having faith and trust in the actors. Hide
I own my own time. I own my own time.
I work six months and get three or four with the family. I work six months and get three or four with the family.
I really love to ride my motorcycle. When I want to just get away and be by myself and clear my head Show more I really love to ride my motorcycle. When I want to just get away and be by myself and clear my head, that's what I do. Hide
I want to find material that piques my interest, keeps me outside the box and challenges me. I want to find material that piques my interest, keeps me outside the box and challenges me.
I don't think I had a script on 'King Kong.' But usually you read a script and then you go and audit Show more I don't think I had a script on 'King Kong.' But usually you read a script and then you go and audition for it. It's rare when there's no script. I sort of like the latter better, because I'm more successful at it. Hide
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here. The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here.
We ended up moving out to Texas. We live outside of Austin. We've got a couple horses, we've got thr Show more We ended up moving out to Texas. We live outside of Austin. We've got a couple horses, we've got three miniature donkeys, we've got four dogs. Miniature donkeys are very warm, loving animals. Hide
When I'm around authority, I still feel like I'm 14 or 15 years old. When I'm around authority, I still feel like I'm 14 or 15 years old.
I don't want to say I'm never going to direct again, but directing's hard work. I don't want to say I'm never going to direct again, but directing's hard work.
I work six months and get three or four with the family. I've stopped racing to get to the red light Show more I work six months and get three or four with the family. I've stopped racing to get to the red light. Hide
My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based o Show more My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based on their relationship. Hide
I just went and saw Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011). Julianne Moore - I've been in love with her since B Show more I just went and saw Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011). Julianne Moore - I've been in love with her since Boogie Nights (1997). But also, The Big Lebowski (1998). Hide
I love playing a role where I think I'm right and then you learn you're not. I love playing a role where I think I'm right and then you learn you're not.
I do like to cook; I'm sort of a mad scientist in the kitchen. I do like to cook; I'm sort of a mad scientist in the kitchen.
It's much more enjoyable being an actor. It's much more enjoyable being an actor.
What I do is not rocket science, but I sure do love it. What I do is not rocket science, but I sure do love it.
My wife, she likes to have things uncluttered, and if something is missing, then one has to be very Show more My wife, she likes to have things uncluttered, and if something is missing, then one has to be very careful not to ask her if it was thrown out - you have to ask her simply where it might be. Hide
I love playing a role where I think I'm right and then you learn you're not. And it's what you do wi Show more I love playing a role where I think I'm right and then you learn you're not. And it's what you do with that information. Hide
Look, isn't there any way you can just stamp me as not crazy and let me get outta here. Look, isn't there any way you can just stamp me as not crazy and let me get outta here.
When you walk out of your house in the morning, you don't know what you're going to see. When you walk out of your house in the morning, you don't know what you're going to see.
I can gab with pretty much anyone. I can gab with pretty much anyone.
High school was interesting, because I went from a public school middle school to an academy where t Show more High school was interesting, because I went from a public school middle school to an academy where the first year we were doing Latin, chemistry, biology. I mean, I was woefully unprepared for the type of study. Hide
I was never upset that I did not get an Emmy. That I did get an Emmy nomination, I couldn't be happi Show more I was never upset that I did not get an Emmy. That I did get an Emmy nomination, I couldn't be happier and prouder. Hide
Oh, man, if in real life I was as cool and suave as Coach Taylor and had all the answers, things wou Show more Oh, man, if in real life I was as cool and suave as Coach Taylor and had all the answers, things would be easier. Hide
I also played two years of high school football but I wasn't very, how shall I say it, talented. I also played two years of high school football but I wasn't very, how shall I say it, talented.
I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage. I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage.
I grew up in Chicago, so I've always been a Bears fan. Dad used to take me to Bears games and Cubs g Show more I grew up in Chicago, so I've always been a Bears fan. Dad used to take me to Bears games and Cubs games. My brother used to ride me over to Lake Forest College on his Honda Supersport and we'd watch the Bears practice. I remember those guys out there as monsters - they were the biggest things I've ever seen! Hide
I'm in a great position now where I've got recognition. I'm not recognized too much. I'm in a great position now where I've got recognition. I'm not recognized too much.
What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world? What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world?
I did play two years of high school football and was very short and uncoordinated but the second yea Show more I did play two years of high school football and was very short and uncoordinated but the second year I was very tall and skinny and very uncoordinated. Hide
My daughter loves horses. My other daughter loves soccer. My daughter loves horses. My other daughter loves soccer.
If you're not really having a good time, it's not worth it. If you're not really having a good time, it's not worth it.
Austin is such a free and creative place, but I can't enjoy it as much because everyone I love is ba Show more Austin is such a free and creative place, but I can't enjoy it as much because everyone I love is back in L.A. Hide
I've stopped racing to get to the red light. I've stopped racing to get to the red light.
Everything moves a little quicker in Los Angeles. Everything moves a little quicker in Los Angeles.
Every actor wants to be everybody - play all the roles. Every actor wants to be everybody - play all the roles.
Kyle Chandler's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (59)
Kyle Chandler Kyle Chandler'S roles
Deke Slayton
Deke Slayton

Joe Chandler
Joe Chandler

Buddy Jackson
Buddy Jackson

Tommy
Tommy

Joseph Bradley
Joseph Bradley

Eric Taylor
Eric Taylor

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