David Carradine

Actor · Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 74
David Carradine was an American actor best known for playing martial arts roles. He is perhaps best known as the star of the 1970s television series Kung Fu, playing Kwai Chang Caine, a peace-loving Shaolin monk travelling through the American Old West. He also portrayed the titular character of both of the Kill Bill films.

David Carradine was an American actor best known for playing martial arts roles. He is perhaps best known as the star of the 1970s television series Kung Fu, playing Kwai Chang Caine, a peace-loving Shaolin monk travelling through the American Old West. He also portrayed the titular character of both of the Kill Bill films.

Birth Name

John Arthur Carradine

Born

Tuesday, 08 December 1936

Died

Wednesday, 03 June 2009

Actor Filmography

Everything's Gonna Be All White Self 2022
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Himself (archive footage) 2019
Missing Reel Frankenstein 2014
The Banksters, Madoff with America Neal 2013
Eldorado The Spirit Guide 2012
Night of the Templar Shopkeeper 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Actor 2011
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair Bill (Snake Charmer) 2011
Dark Fields Clive Jonis 2011
Stretch Monteiro 2011
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Everything's Gonna Be All White Self 2022
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Himself (archive footage) 2019
Missing Reel Frankenstein 2014
The Banksters, Madoff with America Neal 2013
Eldorado The Spirit Guide 2012
Night of the Templar Shopkeeper 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Actor 2011
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair Bill (Snake Charmer) 2011
Dark Fields Clive Jonis 2011
Stretch Monteiro 2011
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Self 2010
Dinocroc vs. Supergator Jason Drake 2010
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Self - In Memoriam 2010
True Legend Anthony / Anton 2010
Detention Principal Hoskins 2010
All Hell Broke Loose Marshal Ian McHenry / U.S. Marshal Ian McHenry 2009
Bad Cop Det. Humes 2009
Starz Inside: Unforgettably Evil Himself / Self 2009
Autumn Philip 2009
Mental Gideon Graham 2009
Break The Bishop 2009
Crank: High Voltage Poon Dong 2009
Absolute Evil - Final Exit Raf McCane 2009
My Suicide Vargas 2009
Kandisha The American 2008
The Golden Boys Capt. Zebulon Hedge / Captain Zeb 2008
Road of No Return Mr. Hover 2008
Celebrity Ghost Stories Himself 2008
Death Race Frankenstein / Frankenstein (voice over) 2008
Hell Ride The Deuce 2008
Last Hour Detective Mike Stone 2008
Camille Cowboy Bob 2008
Kung Fu Killer Crane 2008
Fuego Lobo 2007
Permanent Vacation Old Man 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Shepard 2007
Being Michael Madsen Himself / Self 2007
Fall Down Dead Wade Douglas 2007
Homo Erectus Mookoo / Uncle Unky 2007
Big Stan The Master 2007
Treasure Raiders Pierre 2007
Through Your Eyes Self - Narrator 2007
How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) Nick 2007
In Case of Emergency Guru Danny 2007
Epic Movie Museum Curator 2007
Son of the Dragon Bird 2006
Celebrity Paranormal Project Self 2006
World War 1: American Legacy Narrator 2006
The Last Sect Van Helsing 2006
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Self - Audience 2006
A-List Self 2006
Final Move Captain Baker 2006
Miracle at Sage Creek Ike 2005
Hair High Mr. Snerz (voice) / Mr. Snerz 2005
The Contender Self 2005
Eye on Entertainment Self 2005
Ringers: Lord of the Fans Self 2005
Medium Jessica's Brother 2005
Brothers in Arms Driscoll 2005
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon Grand Master 2004
UnConventional Himself / Self 2004
Last Goodbye Fred McGillicuddie 2004
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Bill / Bill aka Snake Charmer 2004
Danny Phantom Clockwork 2004
Dead & Breakfast Mr. Wise 2004
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Bill 2003
The Making of 'Kill Bill' Bill 2003
Eve Kung Fu Master 2003
Wild West Tech Self - Host, Host 2003
Modern Warriors 2002
Wheatfield with Crows Willem Vincent Sr. 2002
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture Self - Interviewee / Himself 2002
Autograph Self 2002
Balto: Wolf Quest Nava the Wolf Shaman (voice) / Nava 2002
The Outsider Doctor Lucas Henry 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self 2001
Alias Conrad 2001
The Nightmare Room Mr. Farber 2001
By Dawn's Early Light Nick Decker 2001
Warden of Red Rock Mike Sullivan 2001
G.O.D. Norman Williams 2001
Largo Winch Nério Winch 2001
Lizzie McGuire Self 2001
Down 'n Dirty Gil Garner 2000
Queen of Swords The Serpent 2000
Jackie Chan Adventures Lo Pei 2000
Titus Bob Hawkins 2000
Dangerous Curves Lemmy 2000
Nightfall Gnomen 2000
Full Blast Maceo 1999
Family Law Andrew Weller 1999
The Puzzle in the Air The General 1999
Knocking on Death's Door Doc Hadley 1999
Natural Selection Louis Dehoven 1999
American Reel James Lee Springer 1999
Out of the Wilderness Clint Dugan 1998
Kiss of a Stranger Sean O'Leary 1998
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island Chief Wulisso (voice) / Wulisso 1998
Charmed Tempus 1998
The Effects of Magic The Cabinet Maker 1998
Acapulco H.E.A.T. Victor Garrison 1998
Shepherd Ventriloquist 1998
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Himself / Self 1998
The New Swiss Family Robinson Sheldon Blake 1998
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror Luke Enright / Luke 1998
Lovers and Liars Mr. Montague 1998
Mystic Origins of the Martial Arts Self 1998
Light Speed Miles 1998
The Rage Lucas McDermott 1997
Just Shoot Me! David Carradine 1997
Last Stand at Saber River Duane Kidston 1997
King of the Hill Junichiro 1997
Macon County Jail Coley 1997
Woof! Woof! Uncle Matty's Guide to Dog Training Self 1997
Profiler Christopher Joe Allman 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
MADtv Self 1995
Dead Center Chavez 1993
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Kwai Chang Caine, Kwai Chang Caine / Laurie's friend 1993
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Houston Currier 1993
Kill Zone Col. Horace Wiggins 1993
Derrick contre Superman Kwai Chang Caine / The peanut salesman 1992
Distant Justice Joe Foley 1992
Animal Instincts William Lamberti 1992
Night Rhythms Vincent 1992
Human Target Harry Solow 1992
Waxwork II: Lost in Time The Beggar 1992
Roadside Prophets Othello Jones 1992
Double Trouble Mr. C 1992
Evil Toons Gideon Fisk 1992
Capital Punishment Michale Maltin / Michael Maltin 1991
The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw Kwai-Chang Caine 1991
Karate Cop Dad 1991
Deadly Surveillance Lieutenant 1991
Project Eliminator Ron Morrell 1991
Midnight Fear Hanley 1991
Open Fire Joe Rourke 1991
Dune Warriors Michael 1991
Battle Gear Gen. Corman 1991
That's Action John Tucker 1990
Martial Law Dalton Rhodes 1990
Future Zone John Tucker 1990
Bird on a Wire Eugene Sorenson / Eugene Sorensen 1990
Warlords Dow 1989
Think Big Sweeney 1989
Try This One for Size Bradley 1989
The Young Riders The Buzzard Eater 1989
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat Mardulak 1989
Sonny Boy Pearl 1989
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II Dark One 1989
Nowhere to Run Harmon 1989
Future Force Tucker / John Tucker 1989
The Cover Girl and the Cop Slade 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
Night Children Max / Max Crawford 1989
Crime of Crimes Frank McEntire / Captain 1989
The Mad Bunch Professor Foxwood 1989
Crime Zone Jason 1988
Sidewalks Entertainment Self 1988
Tropical Snow Oskar 1988
Los Angeles History Project Narrator 1988
Run for Your Life Maggiore Charles Forsythe / Major Charles Forsythe 1988
Andy Colby's Incredible Adventure Kaz Oshay 1988
Firing Squad Col. Whitlock 1988
Six Against the Rock Bernard 'Bernie' Paul Coy 1987
The Misfit Brigade Col. Von Weisshagen 1987
Armed Response Jim Roth 1986
North & South: Book 2, Love & War Justin LaMotte 1986
P.O.W. the Escape Col. James Cooper 1986
Matlock Steve Mazarowski, Jimmy Legrand 1986
Kung Fu: The Movie Kwai Chang Caine 1986
Oceans of Fire J.C. Busch 1986
Bad Girls in the Movies Man at show 1986
North & South: Book 1, North & South Justin LaMotte, Justin LaMotte (credit only) 1985
Amazing Stories Calvin 1985
The Ray Bradbury Theater Spender 1985
The Bad Seed Leroy Jessup 1985
Night Heat Theodore Telford 1985
On the Line Bryant 1984
Partners in Crime Hermanski 1984
Fox Mystery Theater Michael / Harris 1984
The Warrior and the Sorceress Kain 1984
Jealousy Bobby Dee 1984
Airwolf Dr. Robert Winchester 1984
Lone Wolf McQuade Rawley Wilkes 1983
Trick or Treats Richard Adams 1982
Q Shepard 1982
Safari 3000 Eddie Miles 1982
Darkroom Biker / Hitchhiker 1981
The Fall Guy Caretaker, David Carradine, Pat Patterson 1981
Americana The American Soldier 1981
The Best of Sex and Violence Self - Cameo appearance 1981
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane Ben Irons 1980
Cloud Dancer Brad Randolph 1980
The Long Riders Cole Younger 1980
Gauguin the Savage Paul Gauguin 1980
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 Tom Horn 1979
A Look at Liv Self 1979
Circle of Iron Changsha / The Blind Man / Monkeyman / Death 1978
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself / Self 1978
Deathsport Kaz Oshay 1978
Gray Lady Down Capt. Gates / Captain Gates 1978
Old Friends... New Friends Self 1978
The Serpent's Egg Abel Rosenberg 1977
Thunder and Lightning Harley Thomas 1977
Bound for Glory Woody Guthrie 1976
Cannonball! Coy 'Cannonball' Buckman / Coy "Cannonball" Buckman 1976
Saturday Night Live Caine / Woody Guthrie / Various / Self - Host 1975
The Family Holvak Craw 1975
You and Me Zeto 1975
Death Race 2000 Frankenstein 1975
Mean Streets Drunk 1973
The Long Goodbye Dave aka Socrates 1973
Boxcar Bertha Big Bill Shelly 1972
Kung Fu Kwai Chang Caine 1972
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring Flack 1971
Macho Callahan David Mountford 1970
The McMasters White Feather / White Feather Lightfoot 1970
Night Gallery Gideon (segment "The Phantom Farmhouse") 1969
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys Waco 1969
Young Billy Young Jesse Boone 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
Heaven with a Gun Coke Beck 1969
The Name of the Game Jason Blake 1968
The Violent Ones Lucas Barnes 1967
Ironside Frank Carlson, Luke Roberts, Pogo Weems 1967
Cimarron Strip Gene Gauge 1967
Coronet Blue Walter Arnold 1967
Too Many Thieves Felix 1966
Shane Shane 1966
The Trials of O'Brien Felix 1965
Bus Riley's Back in Town Stretch 1965
Taggart Cal Dodge 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Fitzhugh 1963
East Side/West Side Hal Sewoski 1963
Arrest and Trial Wally Carpin 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Art Thief, Edward Clarke 1962
The Virginian The Utah Kid 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
Wagon Train John Mason 1957
Gunsmoke Clint 1955

Director Filmography

Americana 1981
You and Me 1975
Kung Fu 1972

Producer Filmography

2005 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1986 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1977 Golden Globe Best Actor in Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1974 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1973 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing) Nominated
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