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List of the members of the Carradine family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Carradine family, along with information like where each person was born. For more famous families, here are members of the Kardashian family and Manson family members. If you're doing research on historic members of the Carradine family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Carradine family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Carradine family.

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David Carradine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the Carradine Family
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David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) 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 character Bill in both of the Kill Bill films. David Carradine was a member of the Carradine family of actors that began with his father, John Carradine. The elder Carradine's acting career, which included major and minor roles on stage and television, and in cinema, spanned more than four decades. A prolific "B" movie actor, David Carradine appeared in more ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 73 (1936-2009)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kung Fu

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John Carradine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the Carradine Family
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John Carradine (born February 5, 1906 – November 27, 1988) was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films, Westerns, and 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. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 82 (1906-1988)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Greenwich Village

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Ten Commandments, The Grapes of Wrath, The Secret of NIMH, Stagecoach, Bride of Frankenstein, + more

Martha Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the Carradine Family
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Martha Campbell Plimpton (born November 16, 1970) is an American actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in Rollover (1981); she subsequently rose to prominence in the Richard Donner film The Goonies (1985). She has also appeared in The Mosquito Coast (1986), Running on Empty (1988), Parenthood (1989), Samantha (1992), Raising Hope (2010) and Small Town Murder Songs (2011). She is recognized on Broadway for her roles in The Coast of Utopia (2006–2007), Shining City (2006–2007), Top Girls (2007–2008), and Pal Joey (2008–2009). Other theatre productions in which she has performed include The Playboy of the Western World, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Glass Menagerie, The ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Model, Actor, Singer

Credits: The Goonies, Raising Hope, Parenthood, Remember Me, Beautiful Girls, + more

Keith Carradine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Members of the Carradine Family
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Keith Carradine

Keith Ian Carradine (born August 8, 1949) is an American actor, singer and songwriter who has had success on stage, film and television. He is known for his roles as Tom Frank in Robert Altman's Nashville, Wild Bill Hickok in the HBO series Deadwood, FBI agent Frank Lundy in Dexter and US President Conrad Dalton in Madam Secretary. In addition, he is a Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning songwriter. As a member of the Carradine family, he is part of an acting dynasty that began with his father, John Carradine. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Dexter, Deadwood, Dollhouse, Nashville, Cowboys & Aliens, + more

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