Coach Eric Taylor
Michael B. Jordan
Constantly delivering memorable performances, Kyle Chandler has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents. Chandler is most widely known for his role as Coach Eric Taylor in NBC's critically acclaimed drama, and won the 2011 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his performance. He also received an Emmy nomination in 2010 for his work on the show.
Up next, Chandler will be seen in "Super 8," a science fiction film written and directed by J.J Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. The thriller also stars Elle Fanning and Amanda Michalka and will be released by Paramount on June 10, 2011.
Chandler's additional film credits include "The Day the Earth Stood Still" co-starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, the thriller "The Kingdom" with Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner, the box-office hit "King Kong," "Mulholland Falls," "Angel's Dance," "Pure Country," and "The Color of Evening."
Chandler's additional television credits include a memorable performance on the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" which garnered him an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Guest Performance in a Drama Series," "The Lyons Den," "Homefront," "Early Edition," "What About Joan," "Starring Pancho Villa as Himself" and "China Beach."
On Broadway, Chandler appeared as Hal Carter in "Picnic" opposite Ashley Judd.
A drama graduate from the University of Georgia, Chandler currently lives in Texas with his wife and two daughters.