- Only a fool would consider himself before his family.
- — The Chief src
Doctor Niles Evelyn Caulder, also known as The Chief, is a scientist dedicated to protecting the world from his powerful daughter Dorothy by outliving her. After causing several events that disfigured and traumatized several people, but increased their lifespan, as part of his experiments, Caulder brought them all together as the Doom Patrol, planning to keep them safe from the hate and fear of the world as consolation for what he had done to them, which he believed was for the good of all existence.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the television series Doom Patrol and is an adaptation of Niles Caulder/The Chief. The original character was created by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and Bruno Premiani and first appeared in My Greatest Adventure #80.
- The Chief was portrayed by Timothy Dalton.
- Another version of Niles Caulder, portrayed by Bruno Bichir, had earlier appeared in the Titans episode "Doom Patrol". While not the same character, this Caulder did also take in the Doom Patrol members, who were played by many of the same actors as in HBO Max's Doom Patrol series.
- 21 Appearances of Niles Caulder (Doom Patrol TV Series)
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