Ten fun facts about Keith Carradine


Fact 1
He is perhaps best known for his roles as Tom Frank in Robert Altman's Nashville, Wild Bill Hickok in the HBO series Deadwood and FBI agent Frank Lundy in Dexter.

Fact 2
He is a Golden Globe and Academy Award winning songwriter.

Fact 3
Carradine's first notable film appearance was in director Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller, in 1971.


Fact 4
In addition to acting, the Carradine family is musically gifted.

Fact 5
In 1972, Keith Carradine appeared briefly in the first season of the hit television series, Kung Fu, which starred his brother, David.

Fact 6
As a member of the Carradine family, he is part of an acting dynasty that began with his father, John Carradine.

Fact 7
His maternal great-grandfather was biochemist Max Henius, and his maternal great-grandmother was the sister of historian Johan Ludvig Heiberg.

Fact 8
As a youth, Carradine had opportunities to appear on stage with his father, John Carradine, in the latter's productions of Shakespeare.

Fact 9
His stage career is further distinguished by his Tony-nominated performance, for Best Actor (Musical) as the title character in the Tony Award winning musical, the Will Rogers Follies in 1991, for which he also received a Drama Desk nomination.

Fact 10
He won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Foxfire with Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.


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