| Chaney Kley|
| Chaney Kley Minnis|
August 20, 1972Manassas, Virginia, USA
July 24, 2007, Venice, California, United States
Thomas Jefferson High School, University of Colorado Boulder
Jonathan Liebesman, Jon Schroder
Darkness Falls, Legally Blonde, Jimmy and Judy, Gotham Cafe, Mr Blue Sky
Chaney Kley (August 20, 1972 – July 24, 2007) was an American film and television actor. During his career he was best known for his recurring role as Officer Asher on the FX drama The Shield and as the lead in the horror movie Darkness Falls.
Kley was born Chaney Kley Minnis in Manassas, Virginia. Kley attended the Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver, Colorado, and the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. He gained a BFA in acting. Kley majored in drama in college and began acting in the late 1990s.
Chaney first appeared on the television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, appearing on the episode "Real Me". In 2001, he made his film debut portraying Brandon in Legally Blonde. In 2003, Kley portrayed Kyle Walsh in the horror-thriller movie Darkness Falls. He then later appeared on NCIS, Cold Case, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, as well as Las Vegas. Kley's last movie was One Way to Valhalla.
Chaney Kley won the Joseph Jefferson Award for being Best Actor In a Lead Role in 1998.
Chaney Kley died on July 24, 2007. According to his father, the likely cause was sleep apnea. After they did the autopsy, they found out he died from a drug overdose, stated by his father afterward.
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