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Actor Kyle Chandler Coaches 'Friday Night'

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Actor Kyle Chandler Coaches 'Friday Night'

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Actor Kyle Chandler Coaches 'Friday Night'

Actor Kyle Chandler Coaches 'Friday Night'

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Kyle Chandler stars as Coach Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Kyle Chandler plays Coach Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights, the NBC series about the big drama of small-town Texas high-school football. The third season of the series will be shown on DirecTV before airing on NBC in 2009.

A drama graduate of the University of Georgia, Chandler earned an Emmy nomination for his guest performances on the TV medical drama Grey's Anatomy. He also co-starred with Jamie Foxx in the 2007 action film The Kingdom.