David Carradine

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu. He was a member of a productive acting family that began with his father, John Carradine. His acting career, which included major and minor roles on stage, television and cinema, spanned over four decades. A prolific "B" movie actor, he appeared in more than 100 feature films and was nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award. The last nomination was for his title role in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill.

Films that featured Carradine continued to be released after his death. These posthumous credits were from a variety of genres including horror, action, western, martial arts, drama, science fiction and documentary. In addition to his acting career, Carradine was also a musician and pursued a directing career. Influenced by his most popular acting role, he studied martial arts. The son of a frequently married actor, he had an unstable childhood. This instability would continue throughout his life as he himself was married five times. He was also frequently arrested and prosecuted for a variety of offenses which often involved substance abuse. He died on June 3, apparently of auto-erotic asphyxiation.

Read more about David Carradine:  Early Life, Directing Career, Martial Artist, Music Career, Reports of Arrests and Prosecutions, Personal Life, Death, Selected Filmography, Awards and Honors, Bibliography

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List Of Kung Fu (TV Series) Episodes - Episode List - Season 3 (1974-1975)
... to a white shirt and a black jacket 50 "Besieged - Part One Death on a Cold Mountain" David Carradine William Kelley November 15, 1974 (1974-11-15 ... Note David Carradine and Barbara Hershey were living together at the time this episode was filmed 51 "Besieged - Part Two Cannon at the Gates" David Carradine William Kelley and David Michael Korn November 22 ... who wishes to join the Shaolin group, tries to resolve the crisis alone 47 "The Demon God" David Carradine George Clayton Johnson and David Michael Korn December 13, 1974 (1974-12-13) 166259 In ...
Revelation Films - Releases - Other
... So Silent Night Complete Country Workout Dal Vivo Pavarotti Danny Baker's The Game David Carradine An Introduction For Beginners To AM PM Tai Chi David Carradine ...
My Suicide - Plot
... Also, in between David Carradine, Archie's inspiration, is seen giving interviews about death ... Archibald gets into his car and drives to David Carradine's home, waits for him to get home and interviews him, whilst doing that he gets a phone call he doesn't answer ... He tells him everything that's happened, to which Carradine replies "You really are fucked." He then takes Archie out to the street and shows him homeless people ...
Circle Of Iron - Plot
... the two men are resting at a fountain, a blind man (David Carradine) with a staff walks by them and into a nearby building ... is in the lair of a group of monkey men, and their leader (David Carradine) is fighting another seeker ... The next night, Cord has a dream in which Death (David Carradine) comes for him in the form of a man-like panther ...
David Carradine - Bibliography
... (autobiography, 1995) David Carradine's Tai Chi Workout ... http//www.amazon.com/David-Carradines-Tai-Chi-Workout/dp/0805037675/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8 s=books qid=1244668764 sr=1-2#reader ... Co-authored with David Nakahara ...

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