David Carradine

David Carradine
1936 - 2009

David Carradine  American Actor


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David Carradine passed away on 3rd Jun 2009 aged 72.


David Carradine was previously married to Annie Bierman (2004 - 2009), Marina Anderson (1998 - 2003), Gail Jensen (1988 - 1997), Linda McGuinn (1977), Linda Gilbert (1977 - 1983) and Donna Becht (1960 - 1968).

He was in relationships with Season Hubley (1974) and Barbara Hershey (1969 - 1975).


American Actor David Carradine passed away on 3rd Jun 2009 Bangkok, Thailand aged 72. Born John Arthur Carradine on 8th December, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA and educated at New York City, David Carradine is most remembered for Kung Fu, North And South, Kill Bill in a career that spanned 1947–2009. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

David Carradine was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Candy Clark in Matlock (1986) and Kate Jackson in Thunder and Lightning (1977).

David Carradine is a member of the following lists: Actors who died during production of a film or television show, Male actors from San Francisco, California and Male actors from Oakland, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married6 40 years, 10 months 13 years, 3 months 6 years, 7 months
Dating2 6 years 3 years -
Total8 40 years, 10 months 11 years, 8 months 6 years, 7 months


First Name David
Middle Name Arthur
Last Name Carradine
Full Name at Birth John Arthur Carradine
Alternative Name Mr. Cool, Bill
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th December, 1936
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 3rd June, 2009
Place of Death Bangkok, Thailand
Cause of Death Accidental Asphyxiation
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School New York City
University Oakland Junior College, San Francisco State College
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Author
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Kung Fu, North And South, Kill Bill
Year(s) Active 1947–2009
Brand Endorsement (2006) TV commercial: YellowBook.com, (1996) TV commercial: Lipton's "Brisk" iced tea
Official Websites www.david-carradine.com, www.starpulse.com/Actors/Carradine,_David, www.celebritywonder.com/html/davidcarradine.html, www.chicagotribune.com/topic/entertainment/david-carradine-PECLB000867.topic, www.tmz.com/2009/06/04/david-carradine-suicidal-tendencies/, www.nndb.com/people/840/000022774/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37899069, http://www.david-carradine.com
Father John Carradine (Actor)
Mother Ardanelle Abigail McCool
Brother Bruce Carradine, Keith Carradine (Actor), Robert Carradine (Actor), Christopher Carradine
Family Member Calista Carradine (daughter - Mother Donna Lea Becht)1962, Free (Tom) Carradine (son - Mother Barbara Hershey)1972, Kansas Carradine (daughter - Mother Linda Gilbert)1978, Amanda Fraser Eckelberry (step-daughter), Madeleine Rose Bierman (step-daughter), Olivia Juliette Bierman (step-daughter), Max Richard Bierman (step-son)

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a Shaolin peace-loving 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.

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David Carradine72 SagittariusActor
Annie Bierman-
Marina Anderson64 LibraActress
Gail Jensen60 LibraActress
Linda McGuinn-
Linda Gilbert-
Season Hubley65 PiscesActress
Barbara Hershey68 AquariusActress
Donna Becht-


Calista MirandaFemale
Free (Tom)Male
Kansas AnneFemale19th April, 197838 years old


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Posted commentsView all comments (13)

enyaJun 18, 2010

i do command the right to heir any time i choose non with standing may be you may reprise a more humane character in the X-men s version of Thundercats

enyaJun 18, 2010

how are xy and z

fazeenaMay 7, 2010

david was great.his kung fu style is perfect.

KimMay 6, 2010

Marina Anderson, the ex-wife of David Carradine, has just written a book about the late actor`s death. The book is called David Carradine: The Eye of My Tornado .

LisaApr 29, 2010

David Carradine`s ex-wife, Marina Anderson is writing a book about his death. It`s called David Carrandine: The Eye of My Tornado . That should be good.

bubbsieJan 14, 2010

david was a great actor i grew up watching his kung fu program. he ll be missed.

alphadogAug 12, 2009

great actor, R.I.P.

VickyJun 4, 2009

R.I.P a great actor.

CindyCelebsJun 4, 2009

RIP David...

oilybbAug 25, 2008

I`m kind of sorry to hear that, I was hoping he was available. Oh, well, as long as he`s happy, I`m happy. *sigh*

mimikuzykMar 19, 2008

David Carradine and Annie Bierman are now married since 2004.

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