9 wins & 18 nominations.
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his education] I was a classic Wooster [college] case. I had decent but not great grades in high school, because I was highly motivated in some subjects, like the arts, drama, English, and history, but in math and science I was a screw-up. Wooster saw something in me and I really flourished there. I got into theatre, took photography and painting classes."
When he was 19 years old, he was involved in a car accident with four college friends: the driver was killed, and Chandor was suddenly seized by what he calls "a sense of urgency". Then he dropped out of college and enrolled in a film programme at New York University in order to "live enough life" for both himself and that young man who was killed in the accident.