Hollywood actor Kyle Chandler debuted in the 1988 TV movie Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story. Later in 1990, he played recurring role William Griner in the CBS series Tour of Duty. His first starring role on the small screen was as Jeff Metcalf in ABC’s Homefront. He later starred as Gary Hobson in the television series Early Edition. Also in the 1990s, he had roles in the films Pure Country, Mulholland Falls, and Angel’s Dance.
In the 2000s, he starred as Bruce Baxter in King Kong, Francis Manner in The Kingdom, and John Driscoll in The Day the Earth Stood Still. He simultaneously starred on some television shows, playing Jake Evans in What About Joan?, Grant Rashton in The Lyon’s Den, and Dylan Young in Grey’s Anatomy. In 2003, he portrayed Raoul Walsh in the TV movie And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself. Chandler rose to wider fame after getting the part of Eric Taylor in Friday Night Lights, a role he played from 2006 to 2011.
For his work here, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. After this, he starred in the films Super 8, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, The Spectacular Now, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Manchester by the Sea. He went on to star in the movies The Vanishing of Sidney Hall, Game Night, and First Man. Recently, he starred as Mark Russell in the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters. He’ll reprise the said role in the sequel Godzilla vs. Kong. Chandler also starred as John Rayburn in Netflix’s Bloodline.
Kyle Chandler maintains his healthy body by eating well and staying active. He doesn’t follow any intense workout routine nor does he want to get ultra ripped. The actor appreciates simple living, which is why his fitness regimen mostly involves the basics. He enjoys sports and outdoor activities like hiking so he does these things when he has free time. He also loves to run, as well as perform some weight training when he hits the gym.