In 2011, Kyle won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series playing Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights.
Kyle believes in giving back. One of his favorite charities is Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation. He co-chairs and plays in a golf tournament each year to raise money.
He was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He was named "Sexiest Team Leader"
His favorite color is black.
His favorite film is "The Maltese Falcon".
He is an avid fly fisherman.
Kyle's older brother, Brian, is a successful Attorney in Texas. He is usually a role model for his brother when needs to play a lawyer.
He is 6'1".
Kyle's parents are Edward and Sally Chandler. The family owns a farm in Buffalo, New York, where Kyle was born and raised until after graduation in 1988.
He attended the University of Georgia.
He played Boy #1 in the movie "Unconquered".
He was in the movie "Capital City".
He played Rauol Walsh in the movie "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself"
He played Tony Greco in the movie "Angel's Dance".
He played Clay Treyton in the movie "Convict Cowboy".
He played Charles Main in the mini series "Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III"
He played John in the movie "The Color of Evening"
He he played Skinner in the movie "Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story".
In 1997, he won the Saturn Award for "Best Genre TV Actor" for his portrayal of Gary Hobson.
His favorite dessert is pecan pie.
Kyle married Katherine Kyl in 1995. They have 2 daughters, Sawyer and Sydney.
He became a producer for "Early Edition" during it's final season.
He has a dog named Otis (After Otis Redding) and another dog named Buckley.
His favorite sport is Baseball.