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| Image = Niles Caulder Titans TV Series 0001.jpg
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| Image = Niles Caulder Titans TV Series 0002.jpg
| RealName = Niles Caulder
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| RealName = [[Niles Caulder|Niles Evelyn Caulder]] <!-- Doom Patrol (TV Series) Episode: Pain Patrol -->
| CurrentAlias = [[The Chief]]
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| MainAlias = The Chief
 
| Aliases =
 
| Aliases =
 
| Identity = Secret
 
| Identity = Secret
 
| Alignment = Neutral
 
| Alignment = Neutral
| Affiliation = [[Doom Patrol (Titans TV Series)|Doom Patrol]]
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| Affiliation = [[Doom Patrol (Doom Patrol TV Series)|Doom Patrol]]
| Relatives = [[Dorothy Spinner (Titans TV Series)|Dorothy Spinner]] (daughter)<ref>[[Doom Patrol (TV Series) Episode: Ezekiel Patrol|"Ezekiel Patrol"]]</ref>
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| Relatives = [[Dorothy Spinner (Doom Patrol TV Series)|Dorothy Spinner]] (daughter)<ref>[[Doom Patrol (TV Series) Episode: Ezekiel Patrol|"Ezekiel Patrol"]]</ref>
| Universe = Titans (TV Series)
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| Universe = Doom Patrol (TV Series)
| BaseOfOperations = [[Doom Manor]], [[Ohio]]
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| BaseOfOperations = [[Doom Manor]], [[Cloverton]], [[Ohio]]
   
 
| Gender = Male
 
| Gender = Male
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| Weight =
 
| Weight =
 
| Eyes = Brown
 
| Eyes = Brown
| Hair = Gray
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| Hair = Gray; formerly White; formerly Black
 
| UnusualFeatures =
 
| UnusualFeatures =
   
| Citizenship =
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| Citizenship = British
 
| MaritalStatus = Single
 
| MaritalStatus = Single
 
| Occupation = Scientist
 
| Occupation = Scientist
   
 
| PlaceOfBirth =
 
| PlaceOfBirth =
| Creators = Arnold Drake; Bruno Premiani
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| Creators = Arnold Drake; Bob Haney; Bruno Premiani
| First = Titans (TV Series) Episode: Doom Patrol
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| First = Doom Patrol (TV Series) Episode: Pilot
   
| Quotation =
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| Quotation = Only a fool would consider himself before his family.
| Speaker =
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| Speaker = [[Niles Caulder (Doom Patrol TV Series)|The Chief]]
| QuoteSource =
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| QuoteSource = Doom Patrol (TV Series) Episode: Fun Size Patrol
   
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| Overview = Doctor '''Niles Evelyn Caulder''', also known as '''The Chief''', is a scientist dedicated to protecting the world from his powerful daughter [[Dorothy Spinner (Doom Patrol TV Series)|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 (Doom Patrol TV Series)|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.
| HistoryText = '''Dr. Niles Caulder''', affectionally known as '''The Chief''', is the leader of the [[Doom Patrol (Titans TV Series)|Doom Patrol]]. A brilliant physician, he even healed himself from his paraplegia.<ref name=TDP/>
 
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| HistoryText =
 
Caulder became fascinated with [[Rachel Roth (Titans TV Series)|Rachel Roth]]'s abilities and wanted to experiment on her. At first she agreed, but quickly changed her mind. The Chief, however, was a persistent one and wouldn't let her go. Desperate, Rachel used her powers to attack him and escape. The attack broke Caulder's back and left him paraplegic once again.<ref name=TDP/>
 
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| Powers =
 
| Powers =
 
| Abilities =
 
| Abilities =
 
* {{Genius Level Intellect}}
 
* {{Genius Level Intellect}}
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** {{Gadgetry}}
** {{Science|Biology}}<ref name=TDP>[[Titans (TV Series) Episode: Doom Patrol|"Doom Patrol"]]</ref>
 
 
** {{Robotic Engineering}}
 
** {{Robotic Engineering}}
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** {{Tactical Analysis}}
** {{Medicine|Surgery}}<ref name=TDP/>
 
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* {{Occultism}}
 
| Weaknesses =
 
| Weaknesses =
* {{Restricted Mobility}} {{Formerly}}
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* {{Restricted Mobility}}
 
* {{Mental Illness|Chocoholism}}
 
* {{Mental Illness|Chocoholism}}
   
 
| Equipment =
 
| Equipment =
* '''Wheelchair''' {{Formerly}}
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* '''Wheelchair'''
 
| Transportation =
 
| Transportation =
 
| Weapons =
 
| Weapons =
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| Name = Niles Caulder/The Chief
 
| Name = Niles Caulder/The Chief
 
| Creator1 = Arnold Drake
 
| Creator1 = Arnold Drake
| Creator2 = Bruno Premiani
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| Creator2 = Bob Haney
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| Creator3 = Bruno Premiani
 
| First = My Greatest Adventure Vol 1 80
 
| First = My Greatest Adventure Vol 1 80
 
| Media = series
 
| Media = series
| Source = [[Titans (TV Series)|Titans]]
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| Source = [[Doom Patrol (TV Series)|Doom Patrol]]
 
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* '''The Chief''' was portrayed by [[Actors:Bruno Bichir|Bruno Bichir]] in his [[Titans (TV Series) Episode: Doom Patrol|first appearance]]. In subsequent appearances, he is portrayed by [[Actors:Timothy Dalton|Timothy Dalton]].
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* '''The Chief''' was portrayed by [[Timothy Dalton]].
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* [[Niles Caulder (Titans TV Series)|Another version of Niles Caulder]], portrayed by [[Bruno Bichir]], had earlier appeared in the ''[[Titans (TV Series)|Titans]]'' episode "[[Titans (TV Series) Episode: Doom Patrol|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 [[Doom Patrol (TV Series)|HBO Max's ''Doom Patrol'' series]].
 
| Trivia =
 
| Trivia =
 
| Recommended =
 
| Recommended =
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{{Doom Patrol Member}}
 
{{Doom Patrol Member}}
 
{{Doom Patrol}}
 
{{Doom Patrol}}
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[[Category:2019 Character Debuts]]
 
[[Category:New 52 Characters]]
 
[[Category:New 52 Characters]]

Latest revision as of 00:45, 12 November 2020

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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.



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Equipment

  • Wheelchair


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Doom Patrol member
This character was at some point primarily a member of the Doom Patrol. A long-running team of rag-tag misfit heroes who work together for the common good, fighting evil against all odds. This template will categorize any article that includes it into the Doom Patrol members category.