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John Carradine

John Carradine
in Blood and Sand (1941)
Personal information
Birth nameRichmond Reed Carradine
Birth dateFebruary 5, 1906
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of deathNovember 27, 1988(age 82)
Death placeMilan, Italy
Other namesPeter Richmond
Years active1930 87
SpouseArdanelle McCool Cosner (1935-44; divorced; 1 child)
Sonia Sorel (1944-56; divorced; 3 children)
Doris Rich (1957-71; her death)
Emily Cisneros (1975-88; his death)

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John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine; February 5, 1906 - November 27, 1988) was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theater. He was one of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood history and the patriarch of an acting dynasty that includes four of his sons and four of his grandchildren.

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