David Carradine was an American actor and martial artist. He was known for his leading role as a peace-loving Shaolin monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970’s television series Kung Fu. He was also known for playing Frankenstein in the original Death Race movie and Bill in both Kill Bill films.
He was a member of an acting family that began with his father, John Carradine. His father’s acting career, which included major and minor roles on stage and television, and in cinema, spanned over four decades. A prolific “B” movie actor, David Carradine appeared in more than 100 feature films in a career spanning over sixty years.