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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 »


(age 72) in Bangkok, Thailand

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 2016 Mata Hari (post-production)
Adam Zelle
 2011 Stretch
 2010 No Clean Break (TV Series)
The Bishop
 2010 Dinocroc vs. Supergator (TV Movie)
Jason Drake
 2010 True Legend
 2010/I Detention
Principal Hoskins
 2010 Money to Burn
 2009 All Hell Broke Loose (Video)
U.S. Marshal Ian McHenry
 2009 Bad Cop (Video)
Det. Humes
 2009 Mental (TV Series)
Gideon Graham
- Book of Judges (2009) ... Gideon Graham
 2009/I Autumn
 2008 Tiempo final (TV Series)
El Chango
- Lesbianas (2008) ... El Chango
 2008 Death Race
Frankenstein (voice)
 2008/III Break
The Bishop
 2008/I Camille
Cowboy Bob
 2008 Kung Fu Killer (TV Movie)
 2007 Fuego
 2007 The Trident (Short)
The Shopkeeper
 2007 Lost Bullet
Michael Morrison
 2007 In Case of Emergency (TV Series)
Guru Danny
- Let Go, Let Golf (2007) ... Guru Danny
 2006 Son of the Dragon (TV Mini-Series)
 2006 Saints Row (Video Game)
William Sharp (voice)
 2005-2006 Danny Phantom (TV Series)
- 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
 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)
- Hourglass (2004) ... Conrad
- Countdown (2003) ... Conrad
 2004 Hair High
Mr. Snerz (voice)
 2003 American Reel
James Lee Springer
 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)
- Returning Japanese (2002) ... Junichiro (voice)
 2002 Balto: Wolf Quest (Video)
Nava the Wolf Shaman (voice)
 2001 The Defectors (TV Movie)
 2001 Titus (TV Series)
Bob Hawkins
- Houseboat (2001) ... Bob Hawkins
 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 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)
 2000 Full Blast
 2000 Dangerous Curves
 1999 Kiss of a Stranger
Sean O'Leary
 1999 The Puzzle in the Air
The General
 1999 Zoo
Drexel Turnquist
 1999 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (TV Series)
Victor Garrison
- Code Name: Flight 401 (1999) ... Victor Garrison
 1999 Charmed (TV Series)
- Déjà Vu All Over Again (1999) ... Tempus
 1999 Shepherd
 1999 Knocking on Death's Door
Doc Hadley
 1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Christopher Joe Allman
- Inheritance (1999) ... Christopher Joe Allman
 1998 Light Speed
 1998 Lovers and Liars
Mr. Montague
 1998 Martian Law (TV Movie)
 1998 Sublet
Max Kaufman
 1998 An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (Video)
Chief Wulisso (voice)
 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)
 1998 Fast Track (TV Series)
- Jeff's Back (1998)
 1997 Macon County Jail
 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
 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
 1993 Kill Zone
Col. Horace Wiggins
 1992 Distant Justice
Joe Foley
 1992 Night Rhythms (Video)
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Harry Solow
- Second Chance (1992) ... Harry Solow
 1991 Battle Gear
Gen. Corman
 1991 Karate Cop
 1991 Capital Punishment
Michael Maltin
 1991 Deadly Surveillance (TV Movie)
 1991 Project Eliminator
Ron Morrell
 1991 Midnight Fear
 1991 Dune Warriors
 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
- 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
 1989 Crime of Crimes
 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 Open Fire
Joe Rourke
 1989 Think Big
 1989 Try This One for Size
 1989 Crime Zone
 1989 Sonny Boy
 1989 Nowhere to Run
 1989 The Cover Girl and the Cop (TV Movie)
 1989 Night Children
 1988 Fatal Secret
Michael LeWinter
 1988 Run for Your Life
Major Charles Forsythe
 1988 Warlords
 1988 I Saw What You Did (TV Movie)
 1988 Tropical Snow
 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
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- Thanksgiving (1986) ... Calvin
 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 (credit only)
 1985 The Bad Seed (TV Movie)
Leroy Jessup
 1984/I On the Line
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
- 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
 1982 Trick or Treats
Richard Adams
 1982 Q
 1982 Safari 3000
Eddie Miles
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Biker / Hitchhiker
- The Partnership (1981) ... Biker / Hitchhiker
 1981 Americana
The American Soldier
 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
 1977 Thunder and Lightning
Harley Thomas
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series)
- The Long Way Home: Part 2 (1975) ... Craw
- The Long Way Home: Part 1 (1975) ... Craw
 1974 You and Me
 1973 The Long Goodbye
Dave aka Socrates (uncredited)
 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)
- Lavery (1971) ... Clint
 1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (TV Movie)
 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)
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Gene Gauge
- The Hunted (1967) ... Gene Gauge
 1967 The Violent Ones
Lucas Barnes
 1967 Too Many Thieves
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Walter Arnold
- The Rebels (1967) ... Walter Arnold
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
- The Greatest Game: Part 2 (1966) ... Felix
- The Greatest Game: Part 1 (1966) ... Felix
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town
 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)
- 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 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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Appeared in The Jonas Brothers' music video "Burnin' Up". See more »

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


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[on Chuck Norris]: How deep can you get into aikido? Aikido's aikido. Chuck Norris, as you know, has a very heavy competitive background. He's originally trained in Tang Soo Do, then what he did was competition karate. Chuck is very fast and very precise. I think he's really good. But I don't think that the whole thing that is kung fu is even touched on by any of these guys. I just think all ... See more »


His father, John Carradine, along with half-brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine all guest-starred on an episode of The Fall Guy (1981), with him in 1984. Sadly, this was John's last appearance with his family. See more »


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