"The Spirit of Shaolin." Boston, MA: Tuttle Publishing.
3 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
13 Interviews |
42 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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[In 1993] There is something, dare I say, very Christ-like here: reaching out to lepers, the downtrodden, the profligates. That was one reason I wanted to play someone like that. Whether or not that's the kind of guy I am, to be able to portray someone who has this sort of holy quality to him was very appealing.
Just before John Carradine
died, late in 1988, David and brother Keith Carradine
were at his bedside. Hours before he was stricken, he had climbed the 328 steep steps of Milan's Gothic cathedral, the Duomo. He had just finished a film in South Africa and was about to begin a European tour. David was with him, reading William Shakespeare
to him--by this time John was unable to speak--when he died.