John Carradine

1906 - 1988

John Carradine

John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine; February 5, 1906 – November 27, 1988) was an American actor, one of the most prolific and famed character actors in Hollywood history. He was a member of Cecil B. DeMille's stock company and later John Ford's company, best known for his roles in horror films, Westerns, and Shakespearean theatre. In the latter decades of his career, he starred mostly in low-budget B-movies, but continued to also appear in higher-profile fare. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Carradine has received more than 2,505,009 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 846th most popular actor.

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Among actors, John Carradine ranks 840 out of 8,832Before him are Rachel McAdams, Hildegard Knef, Theda Bara, Keira Knightley, Hugh Griffith, and Janet Gaynor. After him are Stephen Chow, Daniela Bianchi, Peter Vaughan, Anita Pallenberg, Mithun Chakraborty, and Dwight Schultz.

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Among people born in 1906, John Carradine ranks 81Before him are Edmond Debeaumarché, Luis Federico Leloir, Heinrich Schwarz, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Markos Vafeiadis, and Janet Gaynor. After him are Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Jacques Becker, Curtis LeMay, Phạm Văn Đồng, Joaquín Balaguer, and Carol Reed. Among people deceased in 1988, John Carradine ranks 41Before him are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem Drees, Hermann Graf, Isamu Noguchi, Karl August Wittfogel, and Christina Onassis. After him are Ana Aslan, Yevgeny Mravinsky, René Char, Luis Walter Alvarez, George Uhlenbeck, and Giuseppe Saragat.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Carradine ranks 1,633 out of 12,171Before him are Dexter Gordon (1923), Debbie Harry (1945), Dean Koontz (1945), Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), Theda Bara (1885), and Janet Gaynor (1906). After him are Joseph Losey (1909), Henry J. Heinz (1844), Karl Guthe Jansky (1905), Henry Molaison (1926), Bernard Baruch (1870), and Dwight Schultz (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Carradine ranks 409Before him are Alan Alda (1936), Donald Glover (1983), Owen Wilson (1968), José Ferrer (1912), Theda Bara (1885), and Janet Gaynor (1906). After him are Dwight Schultz (1947), Sissy Spacek (1949), Jim Parsons (1973), Norman Reedus (1969), River Phoenix (1970), and Chevy Chase (1943).