Warren Chaney biography

Warren Chaney

Businessperson, Film director

1942 –

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Who is Warren Chaney?

Warren Herbert Chaney is an American executive, author, filmmaker, behavioral scientist, entertainer, businessman and a pioneer in early television. In a career spanning four decades, Chaney wrote fifteen books, fourteen screenplays, and seventy-eight professional and nonprofessional magazine and journal articles. He wrote nine songs used in feature films and eight for theatrical productions. From 1978 to 1994, he wrote entries for Collier's Encyclopedia, considered by Kister's Best Encyclopedias, to be the best written of the commercial encyclopedias. Chaney produced ten motion pictures, wrote fourteen and directed nine. He is probably best known for his films America: A Call to Greatness starring Charlton Heston, Mickey Rooney, and Peter Graves; Behind the Mask starring Roy Alan Wilson and Deborah Winters; Aloha Summer starring Chris Makepeace, Don Michael Paul and Tia Carrere, and the pioneering 60s television series, Magic Mansion. He worked professionally as an entertainer during his college and young adult years eventually serving on the board of directors for Vent Haven Museum, the board of advisors for the International Ventriloquists' Association eventually receiving the Order of Merlin award from the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

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Born
Nov 3, 1942
Louisville
Also known as
  • Warren Herbert Chaney
  • Dr. Warren H. Chaney
  • Warren H. Chaney
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Christianity
Nationality
  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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