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John Carradine
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Known aliases Richmond Reed Carradine; Peter Richmond

John Carradine was an American actor known for playing various roles in horror films of the 1940s. His earliest known horror film was the 1933 James Whale adaptation of H. G. Wells, The Invisible Man. He made a cameo appearance in an uncredited role as one of the villagers of Iping. He also made an uncredited appearance in another James Whale film, The Bride of Frankenstein. He later began getting starring roles playing the part of Dracula in films such as House of Frankenstein and House of Dracula. He was the first Hollywood actor to succeed Bela Lugosi playing the infamous vampire count.

Carradine passed away in Milan, Italy on November 27th, 1988. His final film, Buried Alive was filmed in 1988 but released in 1990, two years after his death. His legacy lived on however, and stock footage of Carradine was used in the 1995 direct-to-DVD low-budget film, Jack-O.

Body of work Edit

FilmCharacterYear
Invisible ManVillager1933
The Black CatCult organist1934
Bride of FrankensteinHunter1935
Revenge of the ZombiesMax Heinrich von Altermann1943
Invisible Man's RevengeDoctor Drury1944
The Mummy's GhostYousef Bey1944
House of FrankensteinDracula1944
House of DraculaDracula1945
Black SleepBohemund1956
House of the Black DeathAndre Dessard1965
Billy the Kid vs. DraculaUnnamed vampire1966
Dr. Terror's Gallery of HorrorsTristram Halbin1967
Astro-ZombiesDoctor DeMarco1968
Blood of Dracula's CastleGeorge1969
Horror of the Blood MonstersDoctor Rynning1970
Beast of the Yellow NightUnknown1971
Legacy of BloodChristopher Dean1971
Blood of Ghastly HorrorDoctor Vanard1972
Terror in the Wax MuseumClaude Dupree1973
House of Seven CorpsesEdgar Price1974
Silent Night, Bloody NightCharlie Towman1974
Satan's CheerleadersThe bum1977
Doctor DraculaRadcliff1978
Vampire HookersRichmond Reed1978
MonsterPriest1979
The Monster ClubR. Chetwynd-Hayes1980
The BoogeymanDoctor Warren1980
Frankenstein IslandDoctor Frankentein1981
The HowlingErle Kenton1981
Satan's MistressFather Stratten1982
RevengeSenator Bradford1986
Evil SpawnDoctor Zeitman1987
Buried AliveJacob1990


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