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George Chandler
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President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
Preceded by Ronald Reagan
Succeeded by Dana Andrews
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Born (1898-06-30)June 30, 1898
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.
Died June 10, 1985(1985-06-10) (aged 86)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Cancer
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California
Spouse(s) Catherine Ward (1935-?) 3 children

George Chandler (June 30, 1898 – June 10, 1985) was an American actor. He starred in many movies, including The Fatal Glass of Bear and in Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?. He also starred in the 1954 television series Lassie.

Chandler was born in Waukegan, Illinois. He served in the United States Army during World War II. In his early career, he was a vaudeville performer.

Chandler's first movie appearance was in 1928. In 1960, Chandler was elected president of the Screen Actors Guild.

Chandler died in Los Angeles from complications of cancer-related surgery on June 10, 1985, aged 86.

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