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DAVID CARRADINE

BIOGRAPHY
 
David Carradine

An American actor best known for his work in the 1970s television series Kung Fu and more recently in the Kill Bill films. He appeared in more than 100 feature films[6] and was nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award.

Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the son of Ardanelle Abigail (née McCool; 1911-1989)and noted American actor John Carradine (1906-1988).

He was the half-brother of Bruce, Keith, Christopher and Robert Carradine, as well as the uncle of Ever Carradine and Martha Plimpton. Carradine had Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh, German, Spanish, Italian, Ukrainian and Cherokee ancestry.

Carradine attended Oakland Junior College,[3] and later studied drama at San Francisco State College,before working as an actor on stage and in television and cinema.

He changed his given name to David after starting his career.

Early roles from 1963–64 included guest performances on TV shows of then-popular genres, anthology series and westerns. These included episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Virginian and Wagon Train.

Carradine had a son, Free (born 1972; name since changed to Tom)[with Barbara Hershey, his domestic partner from 1972 to 1975.

Carradine was married five times.

On June 4, 2009, Carradine was found dead in his room at the Swissôtel Nai Lert Park Hotel on Wireless Road, near Sukhumvit Road, in central Bangkok, Thailand.

A police official said Carradine was found hanging by a rope in the room's closet.

Films include

1.Night of the Templar (2009) (post-production)
2.Money to Burn (2009)
3.Six Days in Paradise (2009)
4.Su Qi-Er (2009)
5.The Rain Chronicles (2009)
6.Detention (2009)
7.Autumn (2008)
8.Night of the Templar (2008)
9.Kandisha (2008)
10.Untitled David Lee Miller Project (2008)
11.Money to Burn (2008)
12.Break (2009)
13.Last Hour (2008)
14.Kung Fu Killer (2008) (TV)
15.Richard III (2008)
16.Chatham (2008)
17.Big Stan (2007)
18.Fuego (2007)
19.The Trident (2007)
20.How to Rob a Bank (2007)
21.Treasure Raiders (2007)
22.Camille (2007)
23.Fall Down Dead (2007)
24.Epic Movie (2007)
25."In Case of Emergency" (2007)
26.Blizhniy Boy: The Ultimate Fighter (2007)
27.Permanent Vacation (2007)
28.Homo Erectus (2007) ..
29.Saints Row (2006) (VG) (voice)
30."Danny Phantom" (2005-2006)
31.Final Move (2006)
32."Medium" (2006)
33.The Last Sect (2006)
34."Son of the Dragon" (2006) TV
35.Miracle at Sage Creek (2005)
36.Brothers in Arms (2005)
37."Eve" (2005)
38.Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
39.Last Goodbye (2004)
40."Alias" (2003-2004)
41.Hair High (2004) (voice)
42.Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
43.Dead & Breakfast (2004)
44.Bala perdida (2003)
45.Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
46.American Reel (2003)
47.The Outsider (2002) (TV)
48.Wheatfield with Crows (2002)
49."King of the Hill" (2002)
50.Balto: Wolf Quest (2002) (voice)
51."Titus" (2001)
52."Largo Winch" (2001)
53."Jackie Chan Adventures" (2001)
54.Out of the Wilderness (2001) (TV)
55.The Defectors (2001) (TV)
56."Queen of Swords" (2001)
57.Warden of Red Rock (2001) (TV)
58.G.O.D. (2001)
59.Largo Winch: The Heir (2001) (TV)
60."Family Law" .... Andrew Weller (2000)
61.Dangerous Curves (2000)
62.Down 'n Dirty (2000)
63.Nightfall (2000)
64.The Donor (2000)
65.By Dawn's Early Light (2000) (TV)
66.Natural Selection (1999)
67."Acapulco H.E.A.T." (1999)
68."Charmed" .... Tempus (1999)
69.Shepherd (1999)
70.Knocking on Death's Door (1999)
71."Profiler" (1999)
72.Zoo (1999)
73.The Puzzle in the Air (1999)
74.Kiss of a Stranger (1999)
76.The Effects of Magic (1998)
77.The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)
78.Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
79.Nosferatu: The First Vampire (1998) (TV)
80.Sublet (1998)
81.Lovers and Liars (1998)
83.Light Speed (1998)
84.The Rage (1997)
85.Lost Treasure of Dos Santos (1997) (TV)
86."Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" (1997)
87.Last Stand at Saber River (1997) (TV)
88."Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" (1993-1997)
89.The Good Life (1997)
90.Macon County Jail (1997)
91.Full Blast (1997)
92."Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys" (1996)
93.Dead Center (1994)
1.Cercasi successo disperatamente (1994)
2.Kill Zone (1993)
3.Bitter End (1993)
4.Frontera Sur (1993)
5.Distant Justice (1992)
6.Animal Instincts (1992)
7.Night Rhythms (1992)
8."Human Target" (1992)
9.Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
10.Roadside Prophets (1992)
11.Double Trouble (1992/I)
12.Evil Toons (1992)
13.Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1992) (TV)
14.The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) (TV)
15.Brotherhood of the Gun (1991) (TV)
16.Deadly Surveillance (1991) (TV)
17.Project Eliminator (1991)
18.Martial Law (1991)
19.Field of Fire (1991)
20.Karate Cop (1991)
21.Capital Punishment (1991)
22.The Eagle and the Horse (1991)
23."The Ray Bradbury Theater" (1990)
24."The Young Riders" (1990)
25.Future Zone (1990)
26.Bird on a Wire (1990)
27.Huellas del lince, Las (1990)
28.Think Big (1990)
29.Midnight Fear (1990)
30.Night Children (1990)
31.Dune Warriors (1990)
32.Future Force (1990)
33.Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1990)
34."Matlock" (1987-1989)
35.Try This One for Size (1989)
36.Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1989)
37.Sonny Boy (1989)
38.The Cover Girl and the Cop (1989) (TV)
39.Nowhere to Run (1989)
40.Tropical Snow (1989)
41.The Mad Bunch (1989)
42.Crime of Crimes (1989)
43.Crime Zone (1988)
44.I Saw What You Did (1988) (TV)
45.Open Fire (1988)
46.Fatal Secret (1988)
47.Run for Your Life (1988)
48.Warlords (1988)
49.Animal Protector (1988)
50."Night Heat" (1987)
51.The Misfit Brigade (1987)
52.Six Against the Rock (1987) (TV)
53.Heartbeat (1987)
54."Amazing Stories" (1986)
55.Armed Response (1986)
56.Oceans of Fire (1986) (TV)
57."North and South, Book II" (1986)
58.Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
59.Kung Fu: The Movie (1986) (TV)
60."Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense" (1986)
61."North and South" (1985)
62.The Bad Seed (1985) (TV)
63.On the Line (1984)
64."The Fall Guy" (1983-1984)
65."Partners in Crime" (1984)
66.The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984)
67."Airwolf" (1984)
68.Jealousy (1984) (TV)
69.Americana (1983)
70.Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
71.Trick or Treats (1982)
72.Q (1982)
73.Safari 3000 (1982)
74."Darkroom" (1981)
75.High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980) (TV)
76.Cloud Dancer (1980)
77.The Long Riders (1980)
78.Gauguin the Savage (1980) (TV)
79.Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979)
80.Je te tiens, tu me tiens par la barbichette (1979)
81.Mr. Horn (1979) (TV)
82.Circle of Iron (1978)
83.Deathsport (1978)
84.Gray Lady Down (1978)
85.The Serpent's Egg (1977)
86.Thunder and Lightning (1977)
87.Bound for Glory (1976)
88.Cannonball! (1976)
89."The Family Holvak" (1975)
90.You and Me (1975)
91.Death Race 2000 (1975)
92."Kung Fu" (1972-1975)
93.Mean Streets (1973)
94.The Long Goodbye (1973) (uncredited)
95.Boxcar Bertha (1972)
96.Kung Fu (1972) (TV)
97."Ironside" (1968-1971)
98."Night Gallery" (1971)
99."Gunsmoke" (1971)
100.Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971) (TV)
101.Macho Callahan (1970)
102.The McMasters (1970)
103."The Name of the Game" (1970)
104.The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
105.Young Billy Young (1969)
106.Heaven with a Gun (1969)
107.The Violent Ones (1967)
108.Johnny Belinda (1967) (TV)
109."Cimarron Strip" (1967)
110."Coronet Blue" (1967)
111."Shane" (1966)
112."The Trials of O'Brien" 1966)
113.Too Many Thieves (1966)
114.Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)
115."The Alfred Hitchcock Hour" (1964-1965)
116."Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" (1965)
117.Taggart (1964)
118."The Virginian" (1964)
119."Arrest and Trial" (1964)
120."Wagon Train" (1963)
121."East Side/West Side" (1963)
122."Armstrong Circle Theatre" (1963)

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