John Carradine

1906 - 1988

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John Carradine ( CA-rə-deen; 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 later 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 3,262,875 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. John Carradine is the 984th most popular actor (down from 835th in 2019), the 1,848th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,633rd in 2019) and the 483rd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, John Carradine ranks 984 out of 10,030Before him are Halit Ergenç, Colin Farrell, Liam Hemsworth, Judd Hirsch, Rita Moreno, and Giancarlo Esposito. After him are Lee Remick, Frances Conroy, Lee J. Cobb, Sam Waterston, Diane Lane, and Viola Davis.

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Among people born in 1906, John Carradine ranks 89Before him are Jacques Becker, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Horst Schumann, Jim Thompson, Carol Reed, and Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse. After him are Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Brigitte Helm, Rezső Kasztner, Joaquín Balaguer, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, and Phạm Văn Đồng. Among people deceased in 1988, John Carradine ranks 46Before him are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem Drees, Yevgeny Mravinsky, Ana Aslan, Karl August Wittfogel, and Isamu Noguchi. After him are René Char, Luis Walter Alvarez, Antonín Puč, Giuseppe Saragat, Heo Jeong, and Dino Grandi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Carradine ranks 1,848 out of 15,968Before him are Judd Hirsch (1935), Edward Weston (1886), Robert Wilson (1941), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Sam Houston (1793), and Wild Bill Hickok (1837). After him are Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), Stanley Donen (1924), Lee J. Cobb (1911), Thomas J. Watson (1874), and Anastacia (1968).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Carradine ranks 483Before him are Billy Crystal (1948), Kelly Lynch (1959), Michael Dudikoff (1954), Kim Hunter (1922), Don Ameche (1908), and Judd Hirsch (1935). After him are Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), Lee J. Cobb (1911), Sam Waterston (1940), Diane Lane (1965), and Viola Davis (1965).

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