John Carradine biography

John Carradine

Actor, Film actor

1906 – 1988

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Who was John Carradine?

John Carradine was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theatre. A member of Cecil B. DeMille's stock company and later John Ford's company, he was one of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood history. He was married four times, had five children and was the patriarch of the Carradine family, including four of his sons and four of his grandchildren who are or were also actors.

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Born
Feb 5, 1906
Greenwich Village
Also known as
  • Richmond Reed Carradine
  • Peter Richmond
  • John Peter Richmond
  • The Bard of Boulevard
  • The Voice
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Episcopal Academy
Lived in
  • Oxnard
  • New York City
Died
Nov 27, 1988
Milan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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