John Davis Chandler

John Davis Chandler (January 28, 1935 – February 16, 2010) was an American actor.

John Davis Chandler
John Davis Chandler in Mad Dog Coll trailer.jpg
Chandler in the trailer for Mad Dog Coll (1961)
Born(1935-01-28)January 28, 1935
DiedFebruary 16, 2010(2010-02-16) (aged 75)
Years active1961-1998
Spouse(s)Martha R Matthews (1970-1990; her death)


Chandler was born in Hinton, West Virginia. He died at age 75 in Toluca Lake, California.[1]


In two films in 1961, he portrayed the gangster Vincent Coll in Mad Dog Coll as well as a kind of mad-dog teen killer in The Young Savages. He appeared in several of Sam Peckinpah's Western films as well as appeared on television between the 1960s and 1990s in The Rifleman, Route 66, Straightaway, The Virginian, Adam-12, Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Quincy, M.E., Columbo, Murder She Wrote, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. In 1962, Chandler appeared as an escaped convict named Dog on The Virginian in the episode titled "The Brazen Bell."

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  1. ^ "Notice of death of John Davis Chandler". The Tolucan Times. April 21, 2010. Archived from the original on July 2, 2014. Retrieved May 3, 2010.

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