David Carradine

David Carradine
1936 - 2009

David Carradine  American Actor


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...

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship11 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 8 mths
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)
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David Carradine72 SagittariusActor
Annie Bierman-
Marina Anderson63 LibraActress
Gail Jensen60 LibraActress
Linda McGuinn-
Linda Gilbert-
Season Hubley65 PiscesActress
Barbara Hershey68 AquariusActress
Donna Becht-


Calista Miranda
Free (Tom)
Kansas Anne
Female19th April, 197838 years old

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Fast Track1997 TV Show
King of the Hill1997 Junichiro TV Show
Lost Treasure of Dos Santos1997 Martin Shaw TV Movie
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Kill Zone1993 Col. Horace Wiggins Movie
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman1993 Houston Currier TV Show
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Bitter End1993 Movie
Double Trouble1992 Mr. C Movie
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Roadside Prophets1992 Othello Jones Movie
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Capital Punishment1991 Michael Maltin Movie
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One of the best kung fu fighters in the America...


Oh, David, why did you left?

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*

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