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John Carradine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine; February 5, 1906 – November 27, 1988) was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theater. He was one of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood history and the patriarch of an acting dynasty that includes four of his sons and four of his grandchildren. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Carradine, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 5, 1906 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bright Lights 1930-09-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Trail of Dracula 2013-12-12
Known For
Poster of Death at Love House
Poster of Bad Charleston Charlie
Movie Blood of 1000 Virgins Himself (archive footage) 2013-05-14
Movie The Trail of Dracula Himself 2013-12-12
Movie James Dean: Forever Young Himself (archive footage) 2005-05-20
Movie Jack-O Walter Machen 1995-10-10
Movie Bikini Drive-In Grandfather 1995-01-01
Movie Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive Jacob Julian 1990-11-03
Movie Evil Spawn Dr. Emil Zeitman 1987-09-01
Movie The Tomb Andoheb 1986-05-13
Movie Revenge Senator Bradford 1986-03-01
Movie Monster in the Closet Old Joe Shempter 1986-05-15
Movie Hollywood Ghost Stories Narrator / Host 1986-09-24
Movie Peggy Sue Got Married Leo 1986-10-10
Movie Star Slammer The Justice 1986-10-10
Movie Reel Horror Alcoholic Reporter (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie The Ice Pirates Supreme Commander 1984-03-16
Movie Elvira's MTV Halloween Party 1984-10-31
Movie Antony and Cleopatra Soothsayer 1983-01-01
Movie The Horror of It All Himself 1983-02-23
Movie Imps* Gentleman ("Great Moments" Host) 1983-01-01
Movie House of the Long Shadows Elijah Grisbane 1983-06-17
Movie Boogeyman II Dr. Warren (archive footage) 1983-08-24
Movie A Rose for Emily Col. Sartoris 1983-10-01
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Movie Satan's Mistress Father Stratten 1982-06-01
Movie The Secret of NIMH Great Owl (voice) 1982-06-17
Movie The Vals Mr. Stanton (Head of the Orphanage) 1982-11-01
Movie The Monster Club R.Chetwynd-Hayes, Writer 1981-04-11
Movie The Nesting Col. LeBrun 1981-05-01
Movie The Howling Erle Kenton 1981-01-21
Movie The Best of Sex and Violence Himself / Host 1981-01-01
Movie The Reluctant Dragon Narrator 1981-12-01
Movie Frankenstein Island Dr. Frankenstein 1981-11-27
Movie Goliath Awaits Ronald Bentley 1981-11-11
Movie Monstroid Priest 1980-07-11
Movie The Boogey Man Dr. Warren 1980-11-07
Movie Nocturna Count Dracula 1979-06-01
Movie Doctor Dracula Radcliff 1978-03-02
Movie Sunset Cove Judge Harley Winslow 1978-04-01
Movie Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident 1978-01-01
Series Flying High Unknown 1978-09-29
Movie The Bees Dr. Sigmund Hummel 1978-11-01
Movie Vampire Hookers Richmond Reed 1978-07-01
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie The Sentinel Fr. Francis Matthew Halloran 1977-01-07
Movie The White Buffalo Amos Briggs 1977-05-01
Movie The Lady and the Lynchings 1977-01-01
Movie Satan's Cheerleaders The Bum 1977-03-18
Movie Shock Waves Captain 1977-07-15
Movie Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. Grampa 1977-12-26
Movie Golden Rendezvous Fairweather 1977-12-25
Movie The Mouse and His Child the Tramp 1977-11-18
Movie Death at Love House Conan Carroll 1976-09-02
Movie Crash! Dr. Welsey Edwards 1976-12-24
Movie The Killer Inside Me Dr. Smith 1976-10-01
Movie Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary The Man 1975-05-01
Movie Stowaway to the Moon Jacob Avril 1975-01-10
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Wonder Woman Unknown 1975-11-07
Movie Journey Into the Beyond Narrator (English Version) 1975-11-14
Series The Cowboys 1974-02-06
Movie The House of Seven Corpses Edgar Price 1974-02-01
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame: A Monster Salute Himself 1974-02-20
Movie Moonchild Mr. Walker 1974-05-01
Movie The Lady's Not for Burning Old Skips 1974-11-18
Movie Terror in the Wax Museum Claude Dupree 1973-05-02
Movie Bad Charleston Charlie Alcoholic Reporter 1973-05-08
Movie The Night Strangler Llewellyn Crossbinder 1973-01-16
Movie Superchick Igor Smith 1973-09-01
Movie Shadow House Uncle 1973-10-01
Movie 1,000,000 A.D. Promo Reel The Sage 1973-05-10
Movie The Cat Creature The Hotel Clerk 1973-12-11
Movie Boxcar Bertha H. Buckram Sartoris 1972-06-14
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Narrator 1972-01-01
Movie Portnoy's Complaint Judge (voice) (uncredited) 1972-06-19
Movie Richard Plastic Surgeon 1972-07-31
Movie Silent Night, Bloody Night Charlie Towman 1972-11-01
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Movie Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask Dr. Bernardo 1972-08-06
Movie Threshold Old-fashioned Undertaker 1971-01-01
Movie Demented Death Farm Massacre The Judge Of Hell 1971-01-01
Movie Blood Legacy Christopher Dean 1971-03-17
Movie The Seven Minutes Sean O'Flanagan 1971-07-23
Movie Decisions! Decisions! Railroad ticket clerk 1971-09-11
Movie The Gatling Gun Rev. Harper 1971-05-01
Movie Blood of the Iron Maiden Dr. Goolie 1970-04-01
Movie Cain's Cutthroats Preacher Simms 1970-02-28
Movie Hell's Bloody Devils Pet Shop Owner 1970-01-01
Movie Blood of Dracula's Castle George 1970-06-07
Movie Horror of the Blood Monsters Dr. Rynning 1970-02-01
Movie Myra Breckinridge Surgeon 1970-06-24
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1970-12-16
Movie Bigfoot Jasper B. Hawks 1970-10-21
Movie Crowhaven Farm Nate Cheever 1970-11-24
Movie The McMasters Preacher 1970-08-01
Movie Pact with the Devil Dr. Halback 1969-02-14
Movie The Mummy and the Curse of the Jackals Professor Cummings 1969-01-01
Movie The Trouble with Girls Mr. Drewcolt 1969-06-24
Movie The Vampire Girls Count Branos Alucard 1969-06-13
Movie Five Bloody Graves Boone Hawkins 1969-10-31
Movie Madame Death Dr. Favel 1969-12-28
Movie Daughter of the Mind Mr. Bosch 1969-12-09
Movie Enigma de muerte Mad Doctor / Nazi Leader 1969-11-19
Movie They Ran for Their Lives Laslo 1968-01-01
Movie The Astro-Zombies Dr. DeMarco 1968-05-19
Movie Antologia del miedo 1968-01-01
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Movie Autopsy of a Ghost Satán 1968-11-07
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie Gallery of Horror Narrator / Tristram Halbin 1967-01-01
Movie Hillbillys in a Haunted House Dr. Himmel 1967-05-01
Series Hondo Unknown 1967-09-08
Movie The Hostage Otis Lovelace 1967-10-23
Movie Blood of Ghastly Horror Dr. Howard Vanard 1967-12-17
Movie Billy the Kid Versus Dracula Count Dracula, posing as James Underhill 1966-04-10
Movie The Emperor's New Clothes King Luvimself 1966-01-01
Movie Munster, Go Home! Cruikshank 1966-06-15
Series The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1966-09-13
Movie Red Zone Cuba Mr. Wilson 1966-11-01
Movie The Wizard of Mars The Wizard of Mars 1965-01-01
Movie Something for Mrs. Gibbs 1965-01-01
Movie Curse of the Stone Hand The Old Drunk 1965-03-03
Movie House of the Black Death Andre Desard 1965-01-01
Movie Broken Sabre General Josh McCord 1965-03-28
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie Genesis Narrator 1964-01-01
Movie The Patsy Bruce Alden 1964-06-24
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Cheyenne Autumn Jeff Blair 1964-10-03
Movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Maj. Cassius Starbuckle 1962-04-22
Movie Tarzan the Magnificent Abel Banton 1960-07-20
Movie The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Slave catcher 1960-07-21
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Movie Sex Kittens Go to College Prof. Watts 1960-08-24
Movie Invisible Invaders Dr. Karol Noymann 1959-05-15
Movie The Cosmic Man Cosmic Man 1959-02-17
Movie Terror in the Midnight Sun Narrator 1959-08-19
Movie The Oregon Trail Zachariah Garrison 1959-08-31
Movie The Incredible Petrified World Prof. Millard Wyman 1959-11-18
Series The Twilight Zone Brother Jerome 1959-10-02
Series The Rebel Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Johnny Ringo Unknown 1959-10-02
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie Showdown at Boot Hill Doc Weber 1958-05-01
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The Proud Rebel Traveling Salesman 1958-07-01
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Movie The Last Hurrah Amos Force 1958-10-23
Movie Half Human: The Story of the Abominable Snowman Dr. John Rayburn 1958-12-01
Movie The True Story of Jesse James Rev. Jethro Bailey 1957-03-22
Series Have Gun – Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Movie The Story of Mankind Khufu 1957-11-08
Movie Hell Ship Mutiny Malone 1957-12-06
Movie Dark Venture Gideon 1956-02-01
Movie Hidden Guns Snipe Harding 1956-01-30
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Movie The Ten Commandments Aaron 1956-10-05
Movie The Black Sleep Bohemund 1956-06-15
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Proctor Stamp 1956-10-17
Movie Female Jungle Claude Almstead 1956-06-16
Movie The Kentuckian Ziby Fletcher 1955-08-01
Series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Unknown 1955-09-06
Movie Stranger on Horseback Col. Buck Streeter 1955-03-22
Movie The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Duke 1955-09-01
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie Desert Sands Jala 1955-11-18
Movie The Court Jester Giacomo 1955-12-24
Movie Casanova's Big Night Foressi 1954-04-07
Movie The Egyptian Grave Robber 1954-08-25
Movie Thunder Pass Bergstrom 1954-09-20
Series Gang Busters Unknown 1952-03-20
Series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Unknown 1951-04-15
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie The Private Affairs of Bel Ami Charles Forestier 1947-04-25
Movie Down Missouri Way Thorndyke 'Thorny' P. Dunning 1946-08-15
Movie The Face of Marble Dr. Charles Randolph 1946-01-19
Movie Fallen Angel Professor Madley 1945-11-15
Movie It's in the Bag! Jefferson T. Pike 1945-04-21
Movie Captain Kidd Orange Povy 1945-11-22
Movie House of Dracula Count Dracula 1945-12-07
Movie The Invisible Man's Revenge Dr. Drury 1944-06-09
Movie Jungle Woman Dr. Walters (archive footage) (uncredited) 1944-06-01
Movie The Adventures of Mark Twain Bret Harte 1944-05-03
Movie Voodoo Man Toby 1944-02-21
Movie The Black Parachute General von Bodenbach 1944-05-04
Movie Waterfront Victor Marlow 1944-06-10
Movie The Mummy's Ghost Yousef Bey 1944-07-01
Movie House of Frankenstein Dracula 1944-12-01
Movie Bluebeard Gaston Morrell 1944-11-11
Movie Alaska John Reagan 1944-11-18
Movie Barbary Coast Gent Duke Cleat 1944-09-01
Movie Return of the Ape Man Prof. John Gilmore 1944-07-17
Movie Hitler's Madman Reinhardt Heydrich 1943-06-10
Movie I Escaped from the Gestapo Martin 1943-05-14
Movie Captive Wild Woman Dr. Sigmund Walters 1943-06-04
Movie Isle of Forgotten Sins Mike Clancy 1943-08-15
Movie Silver Spurs Lucky Miller 1943-08-12
Movie Gangway for Tomorrow Mr. Wellington 1943-11-03
Movie Revenge of the Zombies Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann 1943-09-17
Movie Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake Caleb Green 1942-01-29
Movie Whispering Ghosts Norbert 1942-05-17
Movie Reunion in France Ulrich Windler 1942-12-25
Movie Northwest Rangers Martin Caswell 1942-10-28
Movie Western Union Doc Murdoch 1941-02-21
Movie Blood and Sand Nacional 1941-05-30
Movie Man Hunt Mr. Jones 1941-06-13
Movie Swamp Water Jesse Wick 1941-11-16
Movie The Grapes of Wrath Casy 1940-03-15
Movie The Return of Frank James Bob Ford 1940-08-10
Movie Brigham Young Porter Rockwell 1940-09-27
Movie Chad Hanna B. D. Bisbee 1940-12-25
Movie Mr. Moto's Last Warning Danforth / Richard Burke 1939-01-20
Movie Jesse James Bob Ford 1939-01-14
Movie The Three Musketeers Naveau 1939-02-17
Movie Stagecoach Hatfield 1939-03-03
Movie Drums Along the Mohawk Caldwell 1939-11-10
Movie Captain Fury Coughy 1939-05-26
Movie Frontier Marshal Ben Carter 1939-07-28
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Barryman 1939-03-24
Movie Kentucky Moonshine Reef Hatfield 1938-05-20
Movie Four Men and a Prayer General Sebastian 1938-04-29
Movie Of Human Hearts President Lincoln 1938-02-11
Movie Alexander's Ragtime Band Speakeasy Doorman 1938-05-24
Movie International Settlement Murdock 1938-02-04
Movie Kidnapped Gordon 1938-05-27
Movie Gateway Leader of Refugees 1938-08-05
Movie Submarine Patrol McAllison 1938-11-25
Movie I'll Give a Million Kopelpeck 1938-07-27
Movie Love Under Fire Capt. Delmar 1937-08-20
Movie This Is My Affair Ed 1937-05-28
Movie Danger - Love at Work Herbert Pemberton 1937-09-30
Movie Ali Baba Goes to Town Ishak 1937-10-29
Movie Thank You, Mr. Moto Pereira 1937-12-24
Movie The Last Gangster Casper 1937-11-12
Movie The Hurricane Warden 1937-11-09
Movie White Fang Beauty Smith 1936-07-17
Movie The Prisoner of Shark Island Sgt. Rankin 1936-02-12
Movie Ramona Jim Farrar 1936-09-25
Movie Under Two Flags Cafard 1936-04-30
Movie Mary of Scotland Rizzio 1936-07-28
Movie Dimples Richards 1936-10-09
Movie Laughing at Trouble Deputy Sheriff Alec Brady 1936-12-11
Movie Winterset Bartolomio Romagna 1936-12-03
Movie The Garden of Allah Sand Diviner 1936-10-14
Movie Daniel Boone Simon Girty 1936-10-16
Movie Les Misérables Enjolras 1935-04-20
Movie The Bride of Frankenstein Hunter (uncredited) 1935-04-20
Movie Cardinal Richelieu Agitator 1935-04-18
Movie The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Despondent Casino Gambler (uncredited) 1935-11-14
Movie Bad Boy Angry Saxophone Player - Tenant 1935-10-25
Movie The Meanest Gal in Town Stranded Actor (uncredited) 1934-01-12
Movie Morning Glory Dream Apparition (uncredited) 1933-08-18
Movie The Story of Temple Drake Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) 1933-05-06
Movie This Day and Age Assistant Principal 1933-08-25
Movie The Invisible Man Informer Suggesting Ink (uncredited) 1933-11-03
Movie To the Last Man Pete Garon (uncredited) 1933-09-15
Movie The Sign of the Cross Christian Martyr / Gladiator Leader / Voice in Coliseum Mob (uncredited) 1932-11-30
Movie Heaven on Earth Chicken Sam 1931-12-01
Movie Bright Lights Newspaper reporter / photographer 1930-09-21
Movie Tol'able David Buzzard Hatburn 1930-11-15
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