Chaney Kley was born in Manassas, Virginia near a military base where his father was stationed. The family soon moved to Denver, Colorado where he was raised. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Theater and took his acting talents to the respected theater community in Chicago. He was soon cast in several TV shows, which led to his first theatrical starring role in the Chicago Dramatist's production of The Angels of Lemnos. Kley's portrayal of Nathan Spandrel won him the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role.
Soon after, Kley moved to Los Angeles, where he did some television work before being cast in Darkness Falls, his first major feature film. Next up for Kley is The Skin Horse, an independent film that was shot in Portland, Oregon.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Chaney Kley Facts
|Birth Name||Chaney Kley Minnis|
|Birthday||August 20, 1972|
|Birthplace||Manassas, Virginia, USA|
|Date of death||July 24, 2007 (age 34)|