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John Carradine

John Carradine

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Also Known As: Died: November 27, 1988
Born: February 5, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1925:
Stage acting debut in "Camille" (New Orleans)
1930:
Film debut (under the name Peter Richmond) in "Tol'able David"
1935:
Acted as John Peter Richmond or Peter Richmond; changed professional name to John Carradine
1940:
Had memorable supporting role in "The Grapes of Wrath"
1945:
NY stage debut, "My Dear Children"
1945:
First played Dracula in "House of Frankenstein"
1949:
TV debut on "NBC Repertory Theatre"
1950:
Starred in title role on TV pilot, "The Adventures of Fu Manchu"
1951:
Hosted syndicated TV series, "Trapped"
1953:
Was a regular on TV series, "My Sister Irma"
1962:
Appeared on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim musical, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
1969:
Made TV movie debut in "Daughter of the Mind" (ABC)
1974:
Stage directing debut, "A Man for All Seasons" at the Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia
1976:
Played Father Hale on TV mini-series, "Captains and the Kings"
1981:
Starred on Broadway in short-lived musical, "Frankenstein" (opened and closed in one night)
1986:
Made final screen appearance in "The Tomb"

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