DAVID CARRADINE Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine December 8, 1936 in Hollywood, California) is an American actor and former Marine.


He is the son of actor John Carradine, the brother of Keith Carradine, and half-brother of Robert Carradine. He starred in the television series Shane, but was best known for the role of Kwai Chang Caine in the series Kung Fu. He has also played many roles in motion pictures, beginning with one as a gunslinger in Taggart, a 1964 western film based on a novel by Louis L’Amour. Most recently, he played the title role in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill volumes one and two, starring Uma Thurman. He currently appears as the host of Wild West Tech on the History Channel, taking over the duties from his brother Keith.


David Carradine is also known for producing and starring in several exercise videos teaching Tai chi and Qi Gong exercises.