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George Chandler
Born June 30, 1898(1898-06-30)
Waukegan , Illinois , United States
Died June 10, 1985 (aged 86)
Panorama City, California, United States
Years active 1928–1979 445 films

George Chandler (June 30, 1898 - June 10, 1985) was an American actor best known for playing the character of "Uncle Petrie" on the television series Lassie. He was born in Waukegan, Illinois, and died in Panorama City, California, at the age of eighty-six.

Chandler appeared six times in Bill Williams's western series The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951-1955) in episodes entitled "Law of Boot Hill", "Lost Treasure of the Panamints", "Trails Westward", "The Wrong Man", "Trail to Bordertown", and "Gunsmoke Justice". He also appeared as the character Ames in the two-part episode "King of the Dakotas" in the 1955 NBC western anthology series Frontier.

In 1961-1962 television, Chandler co-starred with Robert Sterling, Reta Shaw, Jimmy Hawkins, Burt Mustin, and Christine White in CBS's Ichabod and Me comedy series. He played the former newspaper editor of a small New England town and the current traffic commissioner.

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