David Carradine

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine Jr.; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor best known for playing martial arts roles. He is perhaps best known as the star of the 1970s television series Kung Fu, playing Kwai Chang Caine, a peace-loving Shaolin monk travelling through the American Old West. He also portrayed the title character of both of the Kill Bill films. He appeared in two Martin Scorsese films: Boxcar Bertha and Mean Streets.

David Carradine was a member of the Carradine family of actors that began with his father, John Carradine. The elder Carradine's acting career, which included major and minor roles on stage, television, and in cinema, spanned more than four decades. A prolific "B" movie actor, David Carradine appeared in more than 100 feature films in a career spanning more than six decades. He received nominations for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for his work on Kung Fu, and received three additional Golden Globe nominations for his performances in the Woody Guthrie biopic Bound for Glory (1976), the television miniseries North and South (1985), and Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill: Volume 2, for which he won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Throughout his life, Carradine was arrested and prosecuted for a variety of offenses, which often involved substance abuse. Films that featured Carradine continued to be released after his death. These posthumous credits were from a variety of genres including action, documentaries, drama, horror, martial arts, science fiction, and westerns. In addition to his acting career, Carradine was a director and musician. Moreover, influenced by his Kung Fu role, he studied martial arts. On April 1, 1997, Carradine received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Name David Carradine
Age 87 years 4 month 12 days old
Net Worth 0.5 million
Height 1.85 meter
Born Place Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality US
Birthday 1936-12-08
Death 2009-06-03

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1. David Carradine Age in 2024 ?

David Carradine Age in 2024 is 87 years 4 month 12 days old

2. What was the birthday of David Carradine ?

Birthday of David Carradine was 1936-12-08

3. what was the net worth of David Carradine in 2024 ?

David Carradine net worth in 2024 is 0.5 million

4. what was the height of David Carradine ?

David Carradine height was 1.85 meter

5. what was the nationality of David Carradine ?

David Carradine nationality was US

6. What was the David Carradine occupation ?

David Carradine occupation was actor , martial_artist , musician , singer-songwriter , television_director , film_producer , television_producer , film_director , voice_actor

7. What was the gender of David Carradine ?

Gender of David Carradine was Male

8. When David Carradine was Died ?

David Carradine was died on 2009-06-03

9. What was nick name of David Carradine ?

Nick name of David Carradine was John Arthur Carradine

10. Where David Carradine was born?

David Carradine was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

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