Birthday: 17-09-1965
Age: 53
Star sign: Libra

Kyle Martin Chandler is an American actor who has been active on both TV and the silver screen. He was born 17 September, 1965 in Buffalo, New York, United States. He is notable for his roles in TV shows and films like Early Edition, Friday Night Lights, Bloodline, King Kong, Zero Dark Thirty, ‘ Argo’, ‘ Carol’ and others. His father, Edward Chandler was a medical sales representative. He has German, Irish and English ancestry. He has three siblings and is currently married to Sally Jeanette Chandler who is into dog breeding; they have two children together.

Born in New York, he was raised in Illinois, Chicago. At the age of eleven his family shifted to Georgia. He was helping his family with dog breeding and attended many dog shows. He studied in the academy of George Walton near Monroe and graduated in 1983. He was a part of the state football team; he left the team in 1980 because of his father’s death and went on to do theater. His mother took care of him and his siblings after his father’s death by running the kennel business.

After his graduation, he joined the Georgia University where he was a major in drama. Later, he fell short of seven credits and dropped out of the university to go ahead with a television deal. He was brought to Hollywood by ABC production in 1988. He got his first break in the show ‘Tour of Duty.’ His film debut was in 1992, in the movie ‘Pure Country’ by George Strait. His regular TV show was aired from 1991-1993 which was an ABC production called ‘ Homefront’ which was a drama showcasing the era of post-World War II. This show had two seasons.

In 1994, he made his Broadway debut in a remake of the play ‘Picnic’ which was originally made by William Inge. His brilliant performance was seen in the show ‘Early Edition.’ It was aired from 1996-2000 and had four seasons. This role won him the Saturn Award in the category of Best Actor in 1996. He appeared in the show ‘What about Joan’, opposite John Cusack in 2001; this was a comedy show. His next appearance was in 2003 where he played a lawyer’s character ‘The Lyon’s Den'.

His next role was in ‘King Kong’ which came out in 2005. He played the role of Bruce Baxter. In February 2006, he returned to TV; he played a guest star role in ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ He was again seen in a guest role in Grey’s Anatomy aired in the February, 2007. His guest appearance was duly appreciated and he won a nomination in the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Best Guest Actor in Drama. From the year 2006, we saw him on one of the most loved TV shows, ‘Friday Night Lights'.

Peter Berg was developing this show and he cast Chandler for the lead role, the football coach, Eric Taylor. His role was loved by the viewers. This show was based on the book of same name written by Buzz Bissinger. This show ended in 2011 with many ups and downs. This appreciated role won him the best actor award in Primetime Emmy Awards. By the end of the series, he was offered several movies. In 2007, he starred in the movie ‘The Kingdom’ directed by Peter Berg and starred Jamie Fox, Chris Cooper and others.

Then in 2008, he was seen in ‘The Day the Earth Stood still.’ He was seen in the movie ‘ Super 8’ released in 2011, leading the star cast; this was a science fiction movie. His next role was in the film ‘Argo’ (2012), a drama starring Ben Affleck. ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ released in 2012 was an amazing success. He played a vital role in the movie which also starred Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain and others. Next year, his film career was in a glowing path with him playing the supporting role in the movie ‘ Broken City’ which starred Mark Wahlberg in the lead.

The movie ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ directed by Martin Scorsese was released in 2013 and he played a prominent role in it; Leonardo DiCaprio played the lead. In the same year he was seen in Showtime Networks, in a pilot named ‘The Vatican,’ directed by the well-known director Ridley Scott. His other movies include The Spectacular Now, The Carol and others. In 2015, he was seen in the super hit series ‘Bloodline’ sourcing from Netflix.

In 2016, it is said that he will be seen in the much awaited film, Sydney Hall directed by Shawn Christensen. His family including him has been staying in Texas. His mother passed away in 2014, she was suffering from Alzheimer’s. He is active as a volunteer in firefighting, he takes part in charity to raise funds for football players suffering from injuries concerning the spinal cord. He and his daughter have been active in eradicating the act of Shark Finning. The movie Argo has won Best Cast Award from Screen Actors Guild, Palm Springs International, Hollywood Films and others.

Penn Badgley English Actor

Penn Badgley

Penn Dayton Badgley was born on 1st November 1986 in the Baltimore County of Maryland, United States of America. He is 5 feet 8.5 inches tall. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. Penn was raised by his parents, Duff Badgley and Lynne Murphy in the Woodlake city. His father Duff was the member of Green Party (Greens or GPUS) who contested the elections for the post of the Governor of Washington D.C. in 2008, and his mother Lynne was a carpenter and a reporter at a news agency. Penn spent his early teen years in Virginia and later shifted to Seattle in his late teens. He did his schooling from the Woolridge Elementary school. His mother was the PTA President in his school. He then attended the St. Christopher’s School in Virginia where he joined the school soccer team. He did his high school from California High School. After finishing school, he joined the Charles Wright Academy (Tacoma) and also became a member of the Children’s Theatre in Seattle. He started working as a voice-over artist radio stations for children. After High School, he enrolled himself at Santa Monica College. Next, he attended the Lewis & Clark College, Portland. His acting and singing career in Hollywood started at a young age of 11 when he moved there. His first single came out in 1998. He did his first professional voice work in 1999 for a video game (Mario Golf 64). He debuted on television in 2000 with the NBC sitcom, Will & Grace. He was part of only one episode of this show. His first movie was a comedy film by Thomas Betty titled, John Tucker Must Die in 2006. In this film, he played the role of Scott Tucker, who was John Tucker’s brother. The movie was a great success and was ranked third at the USA box office. Penn gained massive popularity after he did the show by CW titled, Gossip Girl in 2007. He was cast to play the role of Daniel Dan Humphrey, who was the son of a famous singer Rufus Humphrey. He was awarded the Independent Spirit Award for the film Margin Call (2012). He got a Jury Special Mention (lead actor) at the Manchester Film Festival and the Best Actor award at the Oxford Film Festival in 2016 for his role in the movie The Paper Store. He was in a relationship with the American actress and singer, Blake Lively in 2007. The couple parted ways in 2010.

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Peter Stormare

Peter Stormare also known as Rolf Peter Ingvar Storm is a Swedish voice actor, actor, musician, playwright, and theatre director. He is very well known for playing Gaear Grimsrud in the movie Fargo in 1996. He has appreciated a lot for his work in the Prison Break as John Abruzzi aired on the Fox series Stormare was born in Sweden and was raised in Hälsingland. Peter changed his surname to Stormare when he learned that he shared the surname with his senior at the acting academy. The meaning of Stormare is stormer and is derived from a Swedish word storm. Before changing the surname to Stormare, he decided to change his name to Mrots Retep, which means Peter Storm backward. He started off his journey as a theatre performer and started working with the Royal Dramatic Theatre. He was part of that theatrre group for 11 long years. In 1990, he joined the Tokyo Globe Theatre as an Associate Artistic Director. During this phase, he got a very good working experience and got the opportunity to work various Shakespeare performances, which included the famous Hamlet.  Three years later, he shifted his base to New York City. He mainly worked there at various English language productions. He got great recognition worldwide through his role of kidnapper in Fargo in the year 1996.  He was next seen as Dieter Stark in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” in 1997 and later played the role of Solomon Eddie in Minority Report. In 1998, he featured in The Frogger, a Seinfeld episode. He portrayed the character of a rogue electrician whose name was Slippery Pete. In 1998, he was seen as Uli Kunkel in “The Big Lebowski”, and even as Lev Andropov, in Armageddon. In 1999, he played the role of a cruel director and producer in the movie 8mm. He was seen as Gunny in Windtalkers, and in the 2003 release Bad Boys II, he portrayed the character of Alexei. In the same year, he was seen as Ernst Röhm in the movie Hitler: The Rise of Evil. In 2005, he was seen as Lucifer in the film Constantine. He was seen in the television series Prison Break as John Abruzzi, which was aired on the Fox Channel. He has given his voice for Mattias Nilsson in the video games Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, and Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction. In 2006, he featured as Wolfgang in various television commercials like Volkswagen's VDub. He grabbed the lead role in the movie Svartvattnet, which was shot in Sweden and Norway. He played the character of Dr. Roth in the movie “Premonition” in 2007. In the same year, he appeared in the Ending Happy episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Stormare was a participant of the Stjärnorna på slottet a Swedish reality show. He appeared as Dr. Zelinsky, a Russian Scientist in “Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3”. He was seen as Walter in Canadian Crime Thriller Small Town Murder Songs in 2010. He has even featured in the music video of song Uprising band Sabaton. In 2014, he made an appearance in the episodes of Arrow, The Blacklist, and Longmire. He was also seen as Karlsson in Clown, which was produced by ‘Eli Roth’. In 2015, he lent his voice to the character of Dr. Alan Hill, in Until Dawn. In 1989, Stormare got married to actress ‘Karen Sillas’. The two divorced later in 2006. He later tied the knot with Toshimi, in 2008. They have a daughter named Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare.

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