John Carradine bio

Birth Name: Richmond Reed Carradine

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: February5, 1906

Date Of Death: November 27, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Carradine was born on the 5th of February, 1906. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. He became the patriarch of the Carradine family of actors and a noted character actor in Hollywood. His titular role in Kill Bill earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination.

John Carradine was born in New York City. While in school, he committed entire passages from prayer books to memory, which later helped him remember his lines. He specialized in playing demented villains in horror films, but also appeared in several Shakespearean plays.

John Carradine was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Carradine was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Richmond Reed Carradine is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


John’s Richmond Reed Carradine attended Philadelphia’s Graphic Arts Institute.


John Carradine’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Carradine’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Carradine kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Carradine was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Richmond Reed Carradine
NICKNAME:Peter Richmond, John Peter Richmond, The Bard of Boulevard, The Voice, Richmond Reed Carradine, John Carradine
RELIGION:Christian Science



Zodiac Sign: John Carradine was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Carradine was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: John Carradine had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Carradine’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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