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John Davis Chandler (28 January 1935 – 16 February 2010; age 75), played Flith in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Honor Among Thieves". Chandler worked with Sam Peckinpah (a favorite among the DS9 writers) on three films: Ride the High Country, Major Dundee and Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid. Among Chandler's films is the 1987 hit comedy Adventures in Babysitting with fellow DS9 guest performer Ron Canada. His DS9 appearance is his most recent role of his more than thirty year career to date.
Aside from his appearances in Peckinpah's films, Chandler's other film Westerns include The Outlaw Josey Wales, Return of the Gunfighter, The Good Guys and the Bad Guys, Barquero, Shoot Out (with Paul Fix) and Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (with Vaughn Armstrong).
In the 1960s and 1970s, Chandler guest starred in Rifleman (with Paul Fix), The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (with Meg Wyllie), A Man Called Shenandoah (with John Anderson, Adam-12, Cannon, Gunsmoke (with Meg Wyllie and Bill Erwin), Police Story and The Incredible Hulk.
In the 1980s and 1990s, he guest starred in B.J. and the Bear (with Diana Muldaur, Joseph Ruskin and Bob Minor), Fantasy Island (with Ricardo Montalban), T. J. Hooker (with William Shatner and James Darren), Hill Street Blues (with James B. Sikking and Barbara Bosson), Murder, She Wrote (with Brock Peters), ER and Walker, Texas Ranger (with the late Edward Laurence Albert). He died at age 75 on February 16, 2010 in Toluca Lake, California. 
Other films Edit
- Drag Racer (1971)
- Capone (1975, with Dick Miller)
- The Little Dragons (1980)
- Carnosaur 2 (1995, with Cliff DeYoung, Christopher Darga and John Savage)