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David Carradine (1936–2009)

David Carradine was the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine and 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 Plimpton. He was born in Hollywood and educated at San Francisco State ... See full bio »


(age 72) in Bangkok, Thailand

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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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


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[Alluding to his character's philosophy expressed in Kung Fu (1972)] The quest is never attainable: You cannot expect to achieve the goal. It's the journey that's the point of it all. Again, in the modern series, Caine is asked where he's going, and he says, "Nowhere in particular". But the person insists, "Everyone has a destination". Caine says, "A destiny - yes. But not, necessarily, a ... See more »


His ex-wife Marina Anderson tried unsuccessfully suing him in 2003 for $300,000, alleging that she got him his role in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), and that he gave no compensation in return. He was successfully represented in that matter by Vicki Roberts. See more »


Often used his fighting and karate skills in roles See more »


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