- For other articles with subjects with the same first name, see: Val.
|Death||Murdered in his bed by Sam Adama, 42YR (58 BCH) (CAP: "Pilot")|
|Role||Caprican Minister of Defense|
|Portrayed by||William B. Davis|
|Val Chambers is a Cylon|
|Val Chambers is a Final Five Cylon|
|Val Chambers is a Human/Cylon Hybrid|
|Val Chambers is an Original Series Cylon|
Despite being aided in his ascension to power by the Ha'la'tha, he dislikes Taurons and, upon obtaining the role of Minister of Defense, decides to use his power to commence an aggressive and direct investigation the activities of the Ha'la'tha. The Guatrau requests that Joseph Adama approach Chambers with the intent on dissuading him from pursuing the Ha'la'tha. Despite reluctance to do so, Adama later agrees, but fails to obtain anything other than Chambers' contempt.
- Chambers' cut-corner trifocal glasses are likely a nod to Blade Runner's Tyrell, whose reliance on these glasses is seen as "a reflection of his reliance on technology for his power and his myopic vision." Like that character, Chambers is later murdered by those who assisted in his ascension to power.