John Carradine

Highest Rated:
100% Captain Kidd (1945)
Lowest Rated:
11% The Ice Pirates (1984)
Birthday:
Feb 5
Birthplace:
New York, New York, USA
Bio:
Though best known to modern filmgoers as a horror star, cadaverous John Carradine was, in his prime, one of the most versatile character actors on the silver screen. The son of a journalist father and physician mother, Carradine was given an expensive education in Philadelphia and New York. Upon…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Psycho a Go-Go
  • Actor
-- 2065
Blood of 1000 Virgins
  • Actor
-- 2013
Danger: Love At Work
  • Actor
-- 2012
Richard
  • Actor
-- 2012
imps*
  • Actor
-- 2009
Voodoo Man
  • Toby
-- 2009
Watch the Skies!
  • Actor
-- 2006
67% Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen
  • Actor
-- 2005
Jack O
  • Actor
-- 2004
Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off Screen
  • Actor
-- 2004
Evils of the Night
  • Dr. Kozmar
-- 2003
Blood of Ghastly Horror
  • Dr. Van Ard
-- 2001
House of the Seven Corpses
  • Actor
-- 2000
Jack-O
  • Walter Machen
-- 1995
Gallery of Horrors
  • Actor
-- 1992
Bees
  • Actor
-- 1992
Buried Alive (Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive)
  • Jacob
-- 1989
Big Foot
  • Actor
-- 1989
Evil Spawn (Alien Within) (Alive by Night) (Deadly Sting) (Metamorphosis)
  • Dr. Zeitman
-- 1987
Star Slammer: The Escape
  • The Justice
-- 1987
Monster in the Closet
  • Old Joe
-- 1987
Tomb
  • Mr. Androheb
-- 1986
Hollywood Ghost Stories
  • Actor
-- 1986
Ghost Stories: Walking with the Dead
  • Actor
-- 1986
85% Peggy Sue Got Married
  • Leo
-- 1986
Revenge
  • Sen. Bradford
-- 1986
Vals
  • Mr. Stanton
-- 1985
11% The Ice Pirates
  • Supreme Commander
-- 1984
Boogeyman II (Revenge of the Boogeyman)
  • Actor
-- 1983
Rose For Emily
  • Actor
-- 1983
Aladdin and His Magic Lamp
  • Actor
-- 1983
House of the Long Shadows
  • Lord Grisbane
-- 1983
Satan's Mistress
  • Actor
-- 1982
95% The Secret of NIMH
  • Great Owl
-- 1982
Demon Rage
  • Father Stratten
-- 1982
Nocturna
  • Actor
-- 1981
Frankenstein Island
  • Dr. Frankenstein
-- 1981
The Best of Sex and Violence (Screams of Flesh and Blood)
  • Host
-- 1981
Goliath Awaits
  • Ronald Bentley
-- 1981
Space Vampires
  • Actor
-- 1981
The Nesting (Massacre Mansion)(Phobia)
  • Col. LeBrun
-- 1981
66% The Howling
  • Erle Kenton
-- 1981
Antony & Cleopatra
  • Actor
-- 1981
Doctor Dracula
  • Actor
-- 1980
The Boogeyman
  • Dr. Warren
-- 1980
71% The Monster Club
  • Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes
-- 1980
Monster
  • Actor
-- 1980
Monstroid: It Came from the Lake
  • Actor
-- 1979
Judgment of Solomon
  • Actor
-- 1979
The Seekers
  • First mate
-- 1979
Nocturna (Granddaughter of Dracula)
  • Count Dracula
-- 1979
The Bees
  • Dr. Sigmund Hummel
-- 1978
The Christmas Coal Mine Miracle
  • Grampa
-- 1978
Cruise Missile
  • Actor
-- 1978
Vampire Hookers
  • Actor
-- 1978
55% The Sentinel
  • Halliran
-- 1977
20% The White Buffalo (Hunt to Kill)
  • Briggs
-- 1977
Shock Waves
  • Capt. Ben
-- 1977
Golden Rendezvous
  • Fairweather
-- 1977
Crash!
  • Dr. Edwards
-- 1977
Satan's Cheerleaders
  • Bum
-- 1977
Doctor Dracula
  • Actor
-- 1977
93% The Shootist
  • Beckum
-- 1976
The Killer Inside Me
  • Dr. Smith
-- 1976
Journey Into the Beyond
  • Actor
-- 1976
Death at Love House
  • Conan Carroll
-- 1976
41% The Last Tycoon
  • Guide
-- 1976
Captains and the Kings
  • Father Hale
-- 1976
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
  • Drunk
-- 1976
Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary
  • Mary's Father
-- 1975
Stowaway to the Moon
  • Jacob Avril
-- 1974
Bad Charleston Charlie
  • Alcoholic Reporter
-- 1973
Silent Night, Bloody Night
  • Tawman
  • Director
-- 1973
86% The Night Strangler
  • Publisher
-- 1973
Superchick
  • Igor Smith
-- 1973
Terror in the Wax Museum
  • Dupree
-- 1973
Antony and Cleopatra
  • Actor
-- 1973
Hex
  • Old gunfighter
-- 1973
Gatling Gun
  • Rev. Harper
-- 1972
Portnoy's Complaint
  • Judge
-- 1972
45% Boxcar Bertha
  • H. Buckram Sartoris
-- 1972
Moonchild
  • Walker
-- 1972
89% Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Afraid to Ask
  • Dr. Bernardo
-- 1972
The Seven Minutes
  • Sean O'Flanagan
-- 1971
Demented Death Farm Massacre (Honey Britches)
  • Actor
-- 1971
Shinbone Alley
  • Tyrone T. Tattersall
-- 1971
Cain's Cutthroats
  • Preacher Sims
-- 1971
Superchick
  • Actor
-- 1971
Blood Legacy
  • Christopher Dean
-- 1971
Hell's Bloody Devils
  • Merchant
-- 1970
Crowhaven Farm
  • Caretaker
-- 1970
McMasters
  • Preacher
-- 1970
Horror of the Blood Monsters (Creatures of the Red Planet)
  • Scientist
-- 1970
29% Myra Breckinridge
  • Surgeon
-- 1970
Five Bloody Graves
  • Minister
-- 1970
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
  • Ticker
-- 1969
Blood of Dracula's Castle, (Castle of Dracula)
  • George
-- 1969
The Trouble with Girls (and How to Get Into It)
  • Mr. Drewcolt
-- 1969
The Astro-Zombies (Space Zombies) (The Space Vampires)
  • Dr. DeMarco
-- 1968
The Helicopter Spies
  • Greek mystic
-- 1968
Hillbillys in a Haunted House
  • Dr. Himmil
-- 1967
Gallery of Horrors
  • Tristam Halbin [The Witch's Clock]
-- 1967
The Hostage
  • Otis Lovelace
-- 1967
Autopsy of a Ghost
  • Satan
-- 1967
Night Train to Mundo Fine (Red Zone Cuba)
  • Train Engineer
-- 1966
Billy the Kid versus Dracula
  • Vampire/Uncle
-- 1966
Munster, go Home!
  • Cruikshank
-- 1966
House of the Black Death
  • Andre De Sade
-- 1965
Psycho a Go-Go
  • Dr. Vanard
-- 1965
Curse of the Stone Hand
  • Hypnotist
-- 1964
70% Cheyenne Autumn
  • Maj. Jeff Blair
-- 1964
80% The Patsy
  • Bruce Alden
-- 1964
The Wizard of Mars (Alien Massacre)(Horrors of the Red Planet)(Journey Into the Unknown)
  • Wizard of Mars
-- 1964
93% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Maj. Cassius Starbuckle
-- 1962
Invasion of the Animal People (Rymdinvasion i Lappland)
  • The Narrator
-- 1962
Tarzan The Magnificient
  • Abel Banton
-- 1960
Sex Kittens Go to College
  • Prof. Watts
-- 1960
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Slave catcher
-- 1960
The Cosmic Man
  • Cosmic Man
-- 1959
Invisible Invaders
  • Dr. Karol Noymann
-- 1959
Half Human
  • Dr. John Raybourn
-- 1958
88% The Last Hurrah
  • Amos Force
-- 1958
Showdown at Boot Hill
  • Doc Weber
-- 1958
The Proud Rebel
  • Travelling salesman
-- 1958
The Incredible Petrified World
  • Dr. Wyman
-- 1958
Hell Ship Mutiny
  • Malone
-- 1957
86% The True Story of Jesse James
  • Rev. Jethro Bailey
-- 1957
The Unearthly
  • Prof. Charles Conway
-- 1957
The Story of Mankind
  • Khufu
-- 1957
Female Jungle (The Hangover)
  • Claude Almstead
-- 1956
Hidden Guns
  • Snipe Harding
-- 1956
The Black Sleep
  • Borg
-- 1956
96% The Court Jester
  • Giacomo
-- 1956
91% The Ten Commandments
  • Aaron
-- 1956
73% Around the World in 80 Days
  • Col. Proctor Stamp
-- 1956
The Kentuckian
  • Fletcher
-- 1955
Stranger On Horseback
  • Lawyer
-- 1955
Desert Sands
  • Jala
-- 1955
Thunder Pass
  • Bergstrom
-- 1954
96% Johnny Guitar
  • Old Tom
-- 1954
Casanova's Big Night
  • Minister Foressi
-- 1954
The Egyptian
  • Grave robber
-- 1954
89% The Inspector General
  • Actor
-- 1949
C Man
  • Actor
-- 1949
C-Man
  • Doc Spencer
-- 1949
Private Affairs of Bel Ami
  • Charles Forestier
-- 1947
Down Missouri Way
  • Thorndyke P. Dunning
-- 1946
The Face of Marble
  • Dr. Charles Randolph
-- 1946
Pirates: Dead Men Tell Their Tales
  • Actor
-- 1945
100% Captain Kidd
  • Orange Povey
-- 1945
It's in the Bag!
  • Pike
-- 1945
78% Fallen Angel
  • Prof. Madley
-- 1945
57% House of Dracula
  • Count Dracula
-- 1945
Return of the Ape Man
  • Prof. Gilmore
-- 1944
Jungle Woman
  • Dr. Walters - in Flashback
-- 1944
60% House of Frankenstein
  • Count Dracula
-- 1944
The Invisible Man's Revenge
  • Dr. Peter Drury
-- 1944
Waterfront
  • Nazi agent
-- 1944
100% Bluebeard
  • Gaston
-- 1944
40% The Mummy's Ghost
  • Egyptian Priest
-- 1944
The Adventures of Mark Twain
  • Bret Harte
-- 1944
Revenge of the Zombies
  • Max Heinrich von Altermann
-- 1943
Silver Spurs
  • Lucky Miller
-- 1943
40% Captive Wild Woman
  • Dr. Sigmund Walters
-- 1943
Monsoon
  • Clancy
  • Director
-- 1943
Hitler's Madman
  • Heydrich
-- 1943
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
  • Caleb Greene
-- 1942
Reunion in France (Mademoiselle France) (Reunion)
  • Ulrich Windler
-- 1942
80% Western Union
  • Doc Murdoch
-- 1941
Swamp Water
  • Jesse Wick
-- 1941
100% Blood and Sand
  • Nacional
-- 1941
90% Man Hunt
  • Mr. Jones
-- 1941
100% The Grapes of Wrath
  • Jim Casey
-- 1940
Brigham Young
  • Port Rockwell
-- 1940
83% The Return of Frank James
  • Bob Ford
-- 1940
Chad Hanna
  • Bisbee
-- 1940
Five Came Back
  • Crimp
-- 1939
The Three Musketeers
  • Naveau
-- 1939
80% Drums Along the Mohawk
  • Caldwell
-- 1939
Mr. Moto's Last Warning
  • Danforth/Richard Burke
-- 1939
Land of Liberty
  • Actor
-- 1939
Jesse James
  • Bob Ford
-- 1939
100% Stagecoach
  • Hatfield
-- 1939
Frontier Marshal
  • Ben Carter
-- 1939
100% The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Barryman
-- 1939
80% Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • Cabdriver
-- 1938
Of Human Hearts
  • Abraham Lincoln
-- 1938
Kidnapped
  • Gordon
-- 1938
Four Men and a Prayer
  • Gen. Adolfo Arturo Sebastian
-- 1938
Ali Baba Goes to Town
  • Ishak
-- 1937
92% Captains Courageous
  • "Long Jack"
-- 1937
Thank You, Mr. Moto
  • Periera
-- 1937
The Hurricane
  • Warden
-- 1937
The Last Gangster
  • Caspar
-- 1937
This Is My Affair (His Affair)
  • Ed
-- 1937
86% Captain January
  • Local yokel
-- 1936
Winterset
  • Romagna
-- 1936
Mary of Scotland
  • David Rizzio
-- 1936
The Cowboy Creed
  • Actor
-- 1936
The Prisoner of Shark Island
  • Sgt. Rankin
-- 1936
33% The Garden of Allah
  • Sand diviner
-- 1936
A Message to Garcia
  • Pres. McKinley
-- 1936
Dimples
  • Mr. Richards
-- 1936
100% The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Huntsman
-- 1935
100% Les Miserables
  • Enjoiras
-- 1935
86% The Black Cat
  • Cult organist (uncredited)
-- 1934
88% Cleopatra
  • Roman
-- 1934
The Meanest Gal in Town
  • Circus Performer
-- 1934
The Story of Temple Drake
  • Courtroom extra
-- 1933
100% The Invisible Man
  • Cockney informer
-- 1933
This Day and Age
  • High school speaker
-- 1933
To the Last Man
  • Pete Garon
-- 1933
33% The Sign of the Cross
  • Leader of Gladiators/Christian Martyr/Crowd Voice
-- 1932
Tol'able David
  • Buzzard
-- 1930


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Wonder Woman (1976)
1975-1979
  • Actor
1978

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Quotes from John Carradine's Characters

    1. Erle Kenton: We should have stuck with the old ways; raising cattle for our feed. Where's the life in that?
    2. Charlie Barton: Humans ARE our cattle.
    3. Erle Kenton: Humans are our PREY. We should feed on them, like we've always done. Screw all this 'channel your energies' crap.
    From The Howling. Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
    1. Erle Kenton: You can't tame what's meant to be wild, doc. It just ain't natural.
    From The Howling. Submitted by Creep F (3 years ago)
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