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David Carradine (1936–2009)


David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He presided over an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and Kansas Carradine, and nieces Ever Carradine and Martha ... See full bio »

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(age 72) in Bangkok, Thailand

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Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
(2004)
Bound for Glory
Bound for Glory Woody Guthrie
(1976)
Death Race 2000
Death Race 2000 Frankenstein
(1975)
Big Stan
Big Stan The Master
(2007)

Filmography

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 2017 The American Connection (completed)
General Rusfnar
 2016 Mata Hari (post-production)
Adam Zelle
 2013 Night of the Templar
Shopkeeper
 2012 Eldorado (Video)
The Spirit Guide
 2011 Stretch
Monteiro
 2010 No Clean Break (TV Series)
The Bishop
 2010 Dinocroc vs. Supergator (TV Movie)
Jason Drake
 2010 Su Qi-er
Anthony
 2010/I Detention
Principal Hoskins
 2010 Money to Burn
Klau
 2010 Six Days in Paradise
Vernon Billings
 2009 All Hell Broke Loose (Video)
U.S. Marshal Ian McHenry
 2009 Bad Cop (Video)
Det. Humes
 2009 Dark Fields
Clive Jonis
 2009 Mental (TV Series)
Gideon Graham
- Book of Judges (2009) ... Gideon Graham
 2009/I Autumn
Philip
 2009 Crank: High Voltage
Poon Dong
 2009 Road of No Return
Mr. Hover
 2009 Absolute Evil - Final Exit
Raf McCane
 2009 Archie's Final Project
Vargas
 2008 Kandisha
The American
 2008 The Golden Boys
Capt. Zebulon Hedge
 2008 Tiempo final (TV Series)
El Chango
- Lesbianas (2008) ... El Chango
 2008 Death Race
Frankenstein (voice)
 2008 Jonas Brothers: Burnin' Up (Video short)
David Carradine
 2008/III Break
The Bishop
 2008 Last Hour
Detective Mike Stone
 2008/I Camille
Cowboy Bob
 2008 Kung Fu Killer (TV Movie)
Crane
 2008 Hell Ride
The Deuce
 2007 Big Stan
The Master
 2007 Fuego
Lobo
 2007 Permanent Vacation
Old Man
 2007 Fall Down Dead
Wade Douglas
 2007 The Trident (Short)
The Shopkeeper
 2007 Richard III
Buckingham
 2007 Treasure Raiders
Pierre
 2007 Lost Bullet
Michael Morrison
 2007 Epic Movie
Museum Curator
 2007 In Case of Emergency (TV Series)
Guru Danny
- Let Go, Let Golf (2007) ... Guru Danny
 2007 Homo Erectus
Mookoo / Uncle Unky
 2006 Son of the Dragon (TV Mini-Series)
Bird
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Bird
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Bird
 2006 World War 1: American Legacy (Video)
Narrator
 2006 Saints Row (Video Game)
William Sharp / Radio Voice (voice)
 2005-2006 Danny Phantom (TV Series)
Clockwork
- Masters of All Time (2006) ... Clockwork (voice)
- The Ultimate Enemy (2005) ... Clockwork (voice)
 2006 Final Move
Captain Baker
 2006 Medium (TV Series)
Jessica's Brother
- Allison Wonderland (2006) ... Jessica's Brother
 2006 The Last Sect
Van Helsing
 2005 Brothers in Arms
Driscoll
 2005 Eve (TV Series)
Kung Fu Master
- Kung Fu Divas (2005) ... Kung Fu Master
 2004 Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon
Grand Master
 2004 Last Goodbye
Fred McGillicuddie
 2003-2004 Alias (TV Series)
Conrad
- Hourglass (2004) ... Conrad
- Countdown (2003) ... Conrad
 2004 Hair High
Mr. Snerz (voice)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Bill
 2004 Dead & Breakfast
Mr. Wise
 2003 American Reel
James Lee Springer
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Bill
 2002 The Outsider (TV Movie)
Doctor Lucas Henry
 2001-2002 Largo Winch (TV Series)
Nério Winch
- Bloodlines (2002) ... Nério Winch
- Revelations (2001) ... Nério Winch
 2002 Wheatfield with Crows
Willem Vincent Sr.
 2002 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Junichiro
- Returning Japanese (2002) ... Junichiro (voice)
 2002 Balto: Wolf Quest (Video)
Nava the Wolf Shaman (voice)
 2001 The Defectors (TV Movie)
Garret
 2001 Titus (TV Series)
Bob Hawkins
- Houseboat (2001) ... Bob Hawkins
 2001 Down 'n Dirty
Gil Garner
 2001 The Nightmare Room (TV Series)
Mr. Farber
- Tangled Web (2001) ... Mr. Farber
 2001 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
Lo Pei
- The Warrior Incarnate (2001) ... Lo Pei (voice)
 2001 Out of the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Clint Dugan
 2001 The Donor
Mike Riordan
 2001 Warden of Red Rock (TV Movie)
Mike Sullivan
 2001 G.O.D.
Norman Williams
 2001 Largo Winch: The Heir (TV Movie)
Nério Winch
 2001 Queen of Swords (TV Series)
The Serpent
- The Serpent (2001) ... The Serpent
 2000 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
Nick Decker
 2000 Nightfall (Video)
Gnomen
 2000 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
David Carradine
- Brandi, You're a Fine Girl (2000) ... David Carradine
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
Andrew Weller
- For Love (2000) ... Andrew Weller
- Telling Lies, Conclusion (2000) ... Andrew Weller
- Going Home (2000) ... Andrew Weller
 2000 Dangerous Curves
Lemmy
 1999 The Puzzle in the Air
The General
 1999 Zoo
Drexel Turnquist
 1999/II Full Blast
Maceo
 1999 Natural Selection
Louis Dehoven
 1999 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (TV Series)
Victor Garrison
- Code Name: Flight 401 (1999) ... Victor Garrison
 1999 Charmed (TV Series)
Tempus
- Déjà Vu All Over Again (1999) ... Tempus
 1999 Knocking on Death's Door
Doc Hadley
 1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Christopher Joe Allman
- Inheritance (1999) ... Christopher Joe Allman
 1998 Light Speed
Miles
 1998 Lovers and Liars
Mr. Montague
 1998 Martian Law (TV Movie)
 1998 Sublet
Max Kaufman
 1998 Kiss of a Stranger
Sean O'Leary
 1998 An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (Video)
Chief Wulisso (voice)
 1998 The Effects of Magic
The Cabinet Maker
 1998 Shepherd
Ventriloquist
 1998 The New Swiss Family Robinson
Sheldon Blake
 1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (Video)
Luke Enright
 1998 Nosferatu: The First Vampire (TV Movie)
Host
 1998 Fast Track (TV Series)
- Jeff's Back (1998)
 1997 Macon County Jail
Coley
 1997 The Good Life
 1997 The Rage
Lucas McDermott
 1997 Lost Treasure of Dos Santos (TV Movie)
Martin Shaw
 1997 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Houston Currier
- Hostage (1997) ... Houston Currier
 1997 Last Stand at Saber River (TV Movie)
Duane Kidston
 1993-1997 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Kwai Chang Caine / Laurie's friend
- May I Talk with You (1997) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- A Shaolin Christmas (1996) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- Requiem (1996) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- Time Prisoners (1996) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- Blackout (1996) ... Kwai Chang Caine
 1996 Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1994 L'aigle et le cheval (TV Movie)
John Freemont
 1993 Bitter End
 1993 Dead Center
Chavez
 1993 Kill Zone
Col. Horace Wiggins
 1992 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Movie)
Kwai Chang Caine
 1992 Distant Justice
Joe Foley
 1992 Animal Instincts (Video)
William Lamberti
 1992 Night Rhythms (Video)
Vincent
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Harry Solow
- Second Chance (1992) ... Harry Solow
 1992 Roadside Prophets
Othello Jones
 1992 Waxwork II: Lost in Time
The Beggar
 1992/I Double Trouble
Mr. C
 1992 Evil Toons
Gideon Fisk
 1991 Battle Gear
Gen. Corman
 1991 Karate Cop
Dad
 1991 Capital Punishment
Michael Maltin
 1991 Brotherhood of the Gun (TV Movie)
Artemis McBride
 1991 Deadly Surveillance (TV Movie)
Lieutenant
 1991 Project Eliminator
Ron Morrell
 1991 Midnight Fear
Hanley
 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Spender
- And the Moon Be Still as Bright (1990) ... Spender
 1990 Martial Law (Video)
Dalton Rhodes
 1990 The Young Riders (TV Series)
The Buzzard Eater
- Ghosts (1990) ... The Buzzard Eater
 1990 Future Zone
John Tucker
 1990 Bird on a Wire
Eugene Sorenson
 1990 Dune Warriors
Michael
 1989 Crime of Crimes
Captain
 1989 The Mad Bunch
Professor Foxwood
 1989 Animal Protector
Col. Whitlock
 1987-1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Steve Mazarowski / Jimmy Legrand
- The Prisoner: Part 2 (1989) ... Steve Mazarowski
- The Prisoner: Part 1 (1989) ... Steve Mazarowski
- The Country Boy (1987) ... Jimmy Legrand
 1989 Future Force
Tucker
 1989 Open Fire
Joe Rourke
 1989 Think Big
Sweeney
 1989 Try This One for Size
Bradley
 1989 Crime Zone
Jason
 1989 Sonny Boy
Pearl
 1989 Nowhere to Run
Harmon
 1989 The Cover Girl and the Cop (TV Movie)
Slade
 1989 Night Children
Max
 1988 Fatal Secret
Michael LeWinter
 1988 Warlords
Dow
 1988 Run for Your Life
Major Charles Forsythe
 1988 I Saw What You Did (TV Movie)
Stephen
 1988 Tropical Snow
Oskar
 1987 Night Heat (TV Series)
Theodore Telford
- Tell Me a Story (1987) ... Theodore Telford
 1987 Six Against the Rock (TV Movie)
Bernard 'Bernie' Paul Coy
 1987 Heartbeat (Video)
Man Playing Dice
 1987 The Misfit Brigade
Col. Von Weisshagen
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Calvin
- Thanksgiving (1986) ... Calvin
 1986 Armed Response
Jim Roth
 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie)
J.C. Busch
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Justin LaMotte (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Justin LaMotte (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Justin LaMotte (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Justin LaMotte (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Justin LaMotte
 1986 Behind Enemy Lines
Col. James Cooper
 1986 Kung Fu: The Movie (TV Movie)
Kwai Chang Caine
 1985 North and South (TV Series)
Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Justin LaMotte
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Justin LaMotte
 1985 The Bad Seed (TV Movie)
Leroy Jessup
 1984/I On the Line
Bryant
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
Hermanski
- Paddles Up (1984) ... Hermanski
 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Michael / Harris
- A Distant Scream (1984) ... Michael / Harris
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Winchester
- Mind of the Machine (1984) ... Dr. Robert Winchester
 1984 Jealousy (TV Movie)
Bobby Dee
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Pat Patterson
- To the Finish (1983) ... Pat Patterson
 1983 Lone Wolf McQuade
Rawley Wilkes
 1982 Trick or Treats
Richard Adams
 1982 Q
Shepard
 1982 Safari 3000
Eddie Miles
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Biker / Hitchhiker
- The Partnership (1981) ... Biker / Hitchhiker
 1981 Americana
The American Soldier
 1980 High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (TV Movie)
Ben Irons
 1980 The Long Riders
Cole Younger
 1980 Cloud Dancer
Brad Randolph
 1980 Gauguin the Savage (TV Movie)
Paul Gauguin
 1979 Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider
Charlie Swattle
 1979 I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs
Le pratiquant des Arts Martiaux
 1979 Mr. Horn (TV Movie)
Tom Horn
 1978 Circle of Iron
The Blind Man / Monkeyman / Death / ...
 1978 Deathsport
Kaz Oshay
 1978 Gray Lady Down
Capt. Gates
 1977 The Serpent's Egg
Abel Rosenberg
 1977 Thunder and Lightning
Harley Thomas
 1976 Bound for Glory
Woody Guthrie
 1976 Cannonball!
Coy 'Cannonball' Buckman
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series)
Craw
- The Long Way Home: Part 2 (1975) ... Craw
- The Long Way Home: Part 1 (1975) ... Craw
 1975 Long Way Home (TV Movie)
Craw Dantley
 1975 Death Race 2000
Frankenstein
 1972-1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Kwai Chang Caine / Caine
- The Last Raid (1975) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- Ambush (1975) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- The Thief of Chendo (1975) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- Full Circle (1975) ... Kwai Chang Caine
- The Brothers Caine (1975) ... Kwai Chang Caine
 1974 You and Me
Zeto
 1973 Mean Streets
Drunk
 1973 The Long Goodbye
Dave aka Socrates (uncredited)
 1972 Boxcar Bertha
Big Bill Shelly
 1968-1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Frank Carlson / Luke Roberts / Pogo Weems
- License to Kill (1971) ... Frank Carlson
- The Quincunx (1971) ... Luke Roberts
- Due Process of Law (1968) ... Pogo Weems
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Gideon (segment "The Phantom Farmhouse")
- The Phantom Farmhouse/Silent Snow, Secret Snow (1971) ... Gideon (segment "The Phantom Farmhouse")
 1971 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Clint
- Lavery (1971) ... Clint
 1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (TV Movie)
Flack
 1970 Macho Callahan
David Mountford
 1970 The McMasters
White Feather
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Jason Blake
- Tarot (1970) ... Jason Blake
 1969 Young Billy Young
Jesse Boone
 1969 Heaven with a Gun
Coke Beck
 1967 Johnny Belinda (TV Movie)
Locky
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Gene Gauge
- The Hunted (1967) ... Gene Gauge
 1967 The Violent Ones
Lucas Barnes
 1967 Too Many Thieves
Felix
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Walter Arnold
- The Rebels (1967) ... Walter Arnold
 1966 Shane (TV Series)
Shane
- A Man'd Be Proud (1966) ... Shane
- The Great Invasion: Part 2 (1966) ... Shane
- The Great Invasion: Part 1 (1966) ... Shane
- The Big Fifty (1966) ... Shane
- A Long Night of Mourning (1966) ... Shane
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Felix
- The Greatest Game: Part 2 (1966) ... Felix
- The Greatest Game: Part 1 (1966) ... Felix
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town
Stretch
 1964-1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Edward Clarke / Art Thief
- Thou Still Unravished Bride (1965) ... Edward Clarke
- Ten Minutes from Now (1964) ... Art Thief (uncredited)
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Fitzhugh
- The War and Eric Kurtz (1965) ... Fitzhugh
 1964 Taggart
Cal Dodge
 1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
The Utah Kid
- The Intruders (1964) ... The Utah Kid
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Wally Carpin
- The Black Flower (1964) ... Wally Carpin
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Hal Sewoski
- Go Fight City Hall (1963) ... Hal Sewoski
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
John Mason
- The Eli Bancroft Story (1963) ... John Mason
 1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1947 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
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Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
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Other Works:

Appeared in The Jonas Brothers' music video "Burnin' Up". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 13 Interviews | 42 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his passion for auto racing] There's no bullshit about it. It's real, you can't fake it, people actually die. See more »

Trivia:

Stepmother Sonia Sorel died in 2004, just three months before he was married to Annie Bierman. See more »

Trademark:

Gravelly, smoke-burnished voice See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Cool

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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