David Carradine

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Quotes (6)

  • David Carradine (On his late friend and one-time co-star, fellow actor Brandon Lee): He was always giving 110%, and it produced a light in the eyes, which is what you look for in movies.

  • David Carradine: If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

  • David Carradine: (about his role in "Kung Fu") I remember when I did the pilot, and I thought no network is going to want to do this. How could that happen? A half Chinese guy walking the old west that doesn't fire one gun and never gets on a horse?

  • David Carradine: I actually went to art school. I studied music formally. I was probably less formal about my study of acting than anything.

  • David Carradine: There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way.

  • David Carradine: You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor.

Trivia (28)

  • David has been good friends with writer/director Larry Cohen since they both served in the U.S. military.

  • David has two daughters: Calista Miranda Carradine (born 1962) with first wife Donna Lee Becht. His second daughter Kansas Carradine(born 1978) with second wife Linda Gilbert.

  • David's height is 6'1" (1.85m).

  • Provided the voice for Sharp, leader of the Westside Rollerz gang, on the video game "Saint's Row."

  • David can be seen in Yellow Book tv advertisement playing a martial arts sensei.

  • David's character of Caine was named number 91 in Bravo's "100 Greatest TV Characters".

  • David is a comic book fan and collector.

  • David is a trained ballet dancer.

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