Ten fun facts about David Carradine

Fact 1
He was best known for his leading role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu.

Fact 2
He was a member of a productive acting family that began with his father, John Carradine.

Fact 3
He was a great-grandson of Methodist evangelical author Beverly Carradine and a grandnephew of artist Will Foster.

Fact 4
His acting career, which included major and minor roles on stage, television and cinema, spanned over four decades.

Fact 5
A prolific B movie actor, he appeared in more than 100 feature films and was nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award.

Fact 6
He was called Jack by his family.

Fact 7
In 1963, he made his television debut on an episode of Armstrong Circle Theatre.

Fact 8
He sang and played the piano, the guitar and the flute among other instruments.

Fact 9
In addition to his acting career, Carradine was also a musician and pursued a directing career.

Fact 10
Influenced by his most popular acting role, he studied martial arts.

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was an American actor and martial artist

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