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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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 305

Birthday 1906-02-05

Day of Death 1988-11-27

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Peter Richmond
  • Peter Richmond

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 The Trail of Dracula as Himself
2013 Blood Of 1000 Virgins as Himself (archive footage)
2009 Imps* as Gentleman ("Great Moments" Host)
2005 James Dean: Forever Young as Himself (archive footage)
2003 Boogeyman II: Redux as Dr. Warren
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Gruesome Twosome as Himself
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company as Himself
1995 Jack O as Walter Machen
1995 Bikini Drive-In as Grandfather
1990 Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive as Jacob Julian
1990 The Alien Within as Dr. Emil Zeitman (archive footage)
1987 Evil Spawn as Dr. Emil Zeitman
1986 Star Slammer as The Justice
1986 Hollywood Ghost Stories as Narrator / Host
1986 Monster in the Closet as Old Joe Shempter
1986 The Tomb as Andoheb
1986 Revenge as Senator Bradford
1985 Evils of the Night as Dr. Kozmar
1985 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1985 Reel Horror as Alcoholic Reporter (archive footage)
1984 Elvira's MTV Halloween Party
1984 The Ice Pirates as Supreme Commander
1983 A Rose for Emily as Col. Sartoris
1983 Boogeyman II as Dr. Warren (archive footage)
1983 House of the Long Shadows as Lord Elijah Grisbane
1983 The Horror of It All as Himself
1983 Antony and Cleopatra as Soothsayer
1982 The Vals as Mr. Stanton (Head of the Orphanage)
1982 The Secret of NIMH as Great Owl (voice)
1982 Satan's Mistress as Father Stratten
1982 Fame(1 episode)
1981 The Reluctant Dragon as Narrator
1981 Frankenstein Island as Dr. Frankenstein
1981 Goliath Awaits(2 episodes) as Ronald Bentley
1981 Goliath Awaits as Ronald Bentley
1981 The Nesting as Col. Lebrun / narrator
1981 The Monster Club as R.Chetwynd-Hayes, Writer
1981 The Howling as Erle Kenton
1981 The Best of Sex and Violence as Himself / Host
1980 The Boogey Man as Dr. Warren
1980 Monstroid: It Came From The Lake as Priest
1979 Nocturna as Count Dracula
1978 The Bees as Dr. Sigmund Hummel
1978 Flying High(1 episode)
1978 Vampire Hookers as Richmond Reed
1978 Vega$(1 episode)
1978 Sunset Cove as Judge Harley Winslow
1978 Doctor Dracula as Radcliff
1977 Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. as Grampa
1977 Golden Rendezvous as Fairweather
1977 Shock Waves as Captain
1977 Satan's Cheerleaders as The Bum
1977 The White Buffalo as Amos Briggs
1977 The Sentinel as Fr. Francis Matthew Halloran
1977 The Lady and the Lynchings
1976 Crash! as Dr. Welsey Edwards
1976 The Last Tycoon as Tour guide
1976 The Killer Inside Me as Dr. Smith
1976 Death at Love House as Conan Carroll
1976 The Shootist as Hezekiah Beckum
1975 Journey Into the Beyond as Narrator (English Version)
1975 Wonder Woman(1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch(1 episode)
1975 Westwind(2 episodes)
1975 Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary as Mary's Father
1975 Stowaway to the Moon as Jacob Avril
1974 The Lady's Not for Burning as Old Skips
1974 Moonchild as Mr. Walker
1974 The Horror Hall of Fame: A Monster Salute
1974 The Cowboys(10 episodes)
1974 The House of Seven Corpses as Edgar Price
1973 The Cat Creature as The Hotel Clerk
1973 Shadow House as Uncle
1973 Superchick as Igor Smith
1973 1,000,000 A.D. Promo Reel
1973 Bad Charleston Charlie as Alcoholic Reporter
1973 Terror in the Wax Museum as Claude Dupree
1973 The Night Strangler as Llewellyn Crossbinder
1972 Silent Night, Bloody Night as Charlie Towman
1972 Kung Fu(2 episodes)
1972 The Rookies(1 episode)
1972 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask as Dr. Bernardo
1972 Richard as Plastic Surgeon
1972 Portnoy's Complaint as Judge
1972 Boxcar Bertha as H. Buckram Sartoris
1972 Emergency!(1 episode)
1972 Blood of Ghastly Horror as Dr. Vanard
1972 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow as Narrator
1971 Decisions! Decisions! as Railroad ticket clerk
1971 The Seven Minutes as Sean O'Flanagan
1971 The Gatling Gun as Rev. Harper
1971 Blood Legacy as Christopher Dean
1971 Threshold as Old-fashioned Undertaker
1971 Demented Death Farm Massacre as The Judge Of Hell
1970 Night Gallery(1 episode)
1970 Crowhaven Farm as Nate Cheever
1970 Bigfoot as Jasper B. Hawks
1970 McCloud(1 episode)
1970 The McMasters as Preacher
1970 Shinbone Alley as Tyrone T. Tattersall
1970 Myra Breckinridge as Surgeon
1970 Blood of the Iron Maiden as Dr. Goolie
1970 Cain's Cutthroats as Preacher Simms
1970 Horror of the Blood Monsters as Dr. Rynning
1970 Hell's Bloody Devils as Pet Shop Owner
1969 Madame Death as Dr. Favel
1969 Daughter of the Mind as Mr. Bosch
1969 Enigma de muerte as Mad Doctor / Nazi Leader
1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys as Ticker
1969 Five Bloody Graves as Boone Hawkins
1969 The Trouble with Girls as Mr. Drewcolt
1969 The Vampire Girls as Count Branos Alucard
1969 Blood of Dracula's Castle as George
1969 Pact with the Devil as Dr. Halback
1969 The Mummy and the Curse of the Jackals as Professor Cummings
1968 Autopsy of a Ghost as Satán
1968 Land of the Giants(1 episode)
1968 The Helicopter Spies as Third-Way Priest
1968 The Astro-Zombies as Dr. DeMarco
1968 Antologia del miedo
1968 They Ran for Their Lives as Laslo
1967 The Hostage as Otis Lovelace
1967 Hondo(1 episode)
1967 Hillbillys in a Haunted House as Dr. Himmel
1967 Ironside(1 episode)
1967 Dr. Terror's Gallery of Horrors as Narrator / Tristram Halbin
1966 Night Train to Mundo Fine as Mr. Wilson
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.(1 episode)
1966 The Green Hornet(1 episode)
1966 Munster, Go Home! as Cruikshank
1966 The Emperor's New Clothes as King Luvimself
1966 Billy the Kid vs. Dracula as Count Dracula
1965 Laredo(1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley(1 episode)
1965 Lost in Space(1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James(1 episode)
1965 Broken Sabre as General Josh McCord
1965 Curse of the Stone Hand as The Old Drunk
1965 Branded(6 episodes)
1965 Something for Mrs. Gibbs
1965 House of the Black Death as Andre Desard
1965 The Wizard of Mars as The Wizard of Mars
1964 Cheyenne Autumn as Jeff Blair
1964 The Munsters(3 episodes)
1964 Daniel Boone(1 episode)
1964 The Patsy as Bruce Alden
1964 Genesis as Narrator
1962 The Lucy Show(1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies(1 episode)
1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as Maj. Cassius Starbuckle
1960 Harrigan and Son(1 episode)
1960 Thriller(2 episodes)
1960 Sex Kittens Go to College as Prof. Watts
1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Slave catcher
1960 Tarzan the Magnificent as Abel Banton
1959 Bourbon Street Beat(1 episode)
1959 The Rebel(2 episodes)
1959 The Twilight Zone(1 episode) as Brother Jerome
1959 Johnny Ringo(1 episode)
1959 Lock-Up(1 episode)
1959 The Oregon Trail as Zachariah Garrison
1959 Space Invasion of Lapland as Narrator
1959 Invisible Invaders as Dr. Karol Noymann
1959 The Cosmic Man as Cosmic Man
1958 Half Human: The Story of the Abominable Snowman as Dr. John Rayburn
1958 The Last Hurrah as Amos Force
1958 77 Sunset Strip(1 episode)
1958 Bat Masterson(1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman(2 episodes)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive(1 episode)
1958 The Proud Rebel as Traveling Salesman
1958 Showdown at Boot Hill as Doc Weber
1957 Hell Ship Mutiny as Malone
1957 The Story of Mankind as Khufu
1957 Maverick(1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot(1 episode)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel(1 episode)
1957 The Unearthly as Dr. Charles Conway
1957 The True Story of Jesse James as Rev. Jethro Bailey
1957 The Incredible Petrified World as Prof. Millard Wyman
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days as Col. Proctor Stamp
1956 The Ten Commandments as Aaron
1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu(1 episode)
1956 Female Jungle as Claude Almstead
1956 The Black Sleep as Bohemund
1956 Telephone Time(1 episode)
1956 Dark Venture as Gideon
1956 Hidden Guns as Snipe Harding
1955 The Court Jester as Giacomo
1955 Desert Sands as Jala
1955 Matinee Theater(4 episodes)
1955 Cheyenne(1 episode)
1955 Navy Log(2 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke(2 episodes)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp(1 episode)
1955 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as The Duke
1955 The Kentuckian as Fletcher
1955 Stranger on Horseback as Col. Buck Streeter
1955 The Millionaire(1 episode)
1954 Climax!(3 episodes)
1954 Studio 57(1 episode)
1954 Thunder Pass as Bergstrom
1954 The Egyptian as Grave Robber
1954 Johnny Guitar as Old Tom
1954 Casanova's Big Night as Foressi
1952 Gang Busters(1 episode)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok(1 episode)
1949 Lights Out(3 episodes)
1949 Suspense(1 episode)
1949 C-Man as Doc Spencer
1948 Studio One(1 episode)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse(1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(1 episode)
1947 The Private Affairs of Bel Ami as Charles Forestier
1946 Down Missouri Way as Thorndyke 'Thorny' P. Dunning
1946 The Face of Marble as Dr. Charles Randolph
1945 House of Dracula as Count Dracula
1945 Captain Kidd as Orange Povey
1945 Fallen Angel as Professor Madley
1945 It's in the Bag! as Jefferson T. Pike
1944 House of Frankenstein as Dracula
1944 Alaska as John Reagan
1944 Bluebeard as Gaston Morrell
1944 Barbary Coast Gent as Duke Cleat
1944 Return of the Ape Man as Prof. John Gilmore
1944 The Mummy's Ghost as Yousef Bey
1944 Waterfront as Victor Marlow
1944 The Invisible Man's Revenge as Dr. Drury
1944 Jungle Woman as Dr. Walters
1944 The Black Parachute as General von Bodenbach
1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain as Bret Harte
1944 Voodoo Man as Toby
1943 Gangway for Tomorrow as Mr. Wellington
1943 Revenge of the Zombies as Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann
1943 Isle of Forgotten Sins as Mike Clancy
1943 Silver Spurs as Lucky Miller
1943 Hitler's Madman as Reinhardt Heydrich
1943 Captive Wild Woman as Dr. Sigmund Walters
1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo as Martin - Gestapo Agent
1942 Reunion in France as Ulrich Windler
1942 Northwest Rangers as Martin Caswell
1942 Whispering Ghosts as Norbert
1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake as Caleb Green
1941 Swamp Water as Jesse Wick
1941 Man Hunt as Mr. Jones
1941 Blood and Sand as Nacional
1941 Western Union as Doc Murdoch
1940 Chad Hanna as B. D. Bisbee
1940 Brigham Young as Porter Rockwell
1940 The Return of Frank James as Bob Ford
1940 The Grapes of Wrath as Casy
1939 Drums Along the Mohawk as Caldwell
1939 Frontier Marshal as Ben Carter
1939 Five Came Back as Mr. Crimp
1939 Captain Fury as Coughy
1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Barryman
1939 Stagecoach as Hatfield
1939 The Three Musketeers as Naveau
1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning as Danforth / Richard Burke
1939 Jesse James as Bob Ford
1938 Submarine Patrol as McAllison
1938 Gateway as Leader of Refugees
1938 I'll Give a Million as Kopelpeck
1938 Kidnapped as Gordon
1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band as Speakeasy Doorman
1938 Kentucky Moonshine as Reef Hatfield
1938 Four Men and a Prayer as Gen. Sebastian
1938 Of Human Hearts as President Lincoln
1938 International Settlement as Murdock
1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto as Pereira
1937 The Last Gangster as Casper
1937 The Hurricane as Warden
1937 Ali Baba Goes To Town as Ishak
1937 Danger - Love at Work as Herbert Pemberton
1937 Love Under Fire as Capt. Delmar
1937 Captains Courageous as Long Jack
1937 This Is My Affair as Ed
1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing! as Harry Wilkins
1936 Laughing at Trouble as Deputy Sheriff Alec Brady
1936 Winterset as Bartolomio Romagna
1936 Daniel Boone as Simon Girty
1936 The Garden of Allah as Sand Diviner
1936 Dimples as Richards
1936 Ramona as Jim Farrar
1936 Mary of Scotland as Rizzio
1936 White Fang as Beauty Smith
1936 Under Two Flags as Cafard
1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island as Sgt. Rankin
1935 The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo as Despondent Casino Gambler (uncredited)
1935 Bad Boy as Angry Saxophone Player - Tenant
1935 Bride of Frankenstein as Hunter
1935 Cardinal Richelieu as Agitator
1935 Les Misérables as Enjolras
1934 The Black Cat as Cult Organist (uncredited)
1934 The Meanest Gal in Town as Stranded Actor (uncredited)
1933 The Invisible Man as Informer Suggesting Ink (uncredited)
1933 To the Last Man as Pete Garon (uncredited)
1933 This Day and Age as Assistant Principal
1933 Morning Glory as Dream Apparition (uncredited)
1933 The Story of Temple Drake as Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
1932 The Sign of the Cross as Christian Martyr / Gladiator Leader / Voice in Coliseum Mob (uncredited)
1931 Heaven on Earth as Chicken Sam
1930 Tol'able David as Buzzard Hatburn
1930 Bright Lights as Newspaper reporter / photographer

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