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Carradine, Robert 1954–

Carradine, Robert 1954–

(Bob Carradine, Robert Carridine)

PERSONAL

Full name, Robert Reed Carradine; born March 24, 1954, in San Mateo, CA (some sources say Los Angeles, CA); son of John (an actor) and Sonia (maiden name, Sorel) Carradine; brother of Keith Carradine (an actor) and half-brother of David Carradine (an actor); married Edie Mani, 1990; children: (with Susan Snyder) Ever (daughter); (with Mani) one daughter.

Addresses: Agent—Peter Strain & Associates, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1812, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Career: Actor and producer. A guitarist and bass player appearing in bands that played clubs in Southern California such as the Troubadour, the Palomino, the Roxy, and At My Place. Also worked as a race car driver of corvettes for Mobil Oil and BF Goodrich; won the United States Endurance Cup (with others), in a corvette, 1985.

Awards, Honors: Genie Award nomination, best performance by a foreign actor, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1982, for Heartaches; CableACE Award nomination, actor in a theatrical or dramatic special, National Cable Television Association, 1987, for As Is; Golden Boot Award, Motion Picture and Television Fund, 1998.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Slim Honeycutt, The Cowboys, Warner Bros., 1972.

Drunk's killer, Mean Streets, Warner Bros., 1973.

Moxey, Aloha, Bobby and Rose, Columbia, 1975.

(As Bob Carradine) You and Me (also known as Around), 1975.

Johnnie Chrystal, The Pom-Pom Girls (also known as Palisades High), Crown, 1976.

Spoony, Massacre at Central High (also known as Blackboard Massacre), New Line Cinema, 1976.

Bobby Ray, Jackson County Jail (also known as The Innocent Victim), New World, 1976.

Jim Crandell, Cannonball (also known as Carquake), New World, 1976.

(Uncredited) Extra in cafeteria, Revenge of the Cheerleaders (also known as H.O.T.S. III), 1976.

John, Joyride, Allied Artists, 1977.

Ken, Orca (also known as The Killer Whale and Orca, the Killer Whale), Paramount, 1977.

Christie, Blackout (also known as New York Blackout, New York Escapees, Black-Out a New York, Et la terreur commence, and New York ne repond plus), Cinepix, 1978.

Bill Munson, Coming Home (also known as Hemkomsten), United Artists, 1978.

Himself, Sam Fuller and the Big Red One (documentary), Warner Home Video, 1979.

Himself, The Carradines Together (documentary), Filmmakers International, 1979.

Bob Younger, The Long Riders, United Artists, 1980.

Private Zab and narrator, The Big Red One (also known as Samuel Fuller and the Big Red One), United Artists, 1980.

Stanley Howard, Heartaches, 1981.

Alex Marsh, Tag: The Assassination Game (also known as Everybody Gets It In the End and Kiss Me, Kill Me), 1982.

Bobby Sinclair, Wavelength, New World, 1983.

Sam Carpenter, Just the Way You Are, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Lewis Skolnick, Revenge of the Nerds, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.

Barzak, Number One with a Bullet, Cannon, 1986. Lewis Skolnick, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987.

Herbie Altman, Buy and Cell, Empire Pictures, 1988.

Sammy, Rude Awakening, Orion, 1989.

Mark, All's Fair (also known as Skirmish), Moviestore Entertainment, 1989.

Himself, The Player, Fine Line Features, 1992.

Eric Parker, Bird of Prey, Astra Cinema, 1995.

Ben Wallace, The Killers Within, 1995.

Tarmac, Firestorm (also known as Markus 4), 1995.

Skinhead, Escape from L.A. (also known as John Carpenter's "Escape from L.A."), Paramount, 1996.

Bill Parker, Lycanthrope (also known as Bloody Moon), Spectrum Films, 1998.

John Burnside, Stray Bullet, Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1998.

John Burnside, Stray Bullet II, New Horizons Home Video, 1998.

"The Kid," Gunfighter (also known as Ballad of a Gunfighter), Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998.

Zack Hadley, Breakout (also known as Breakout: Batteries Included and 3 ninjas et l'invention du siecle), 1998.

Roody, The Effects of Magic, 1998.

Matt Chance, The Vegas Connection, 1999.

Bruce Palmer, Palmer's Pick Up, Winchester Films, 1999.

Chuck, The Kid With X-ray Eyes, New Horizons Home Video, 1999.

Bill Parker, Lycanthrope (also known as Bloody Moon), 1999.

(As Robert Carridine) John Burnside, Dangerous Curves (also known as Stray Bullet II), New Horizons Home Video, 2000.

Rodale, Ghosts of Mars (also known as John Carpenter's "Ghosts of Mars"), Screen Gems, 2001.

Don Keeble, Max Keeble's Big Move, Buena Vista, 2001.

Bus driver, 3 Days of Rain, Rogue Arts, 2002.

(As Robert Carradine) Sam McGuire, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Buena Vista, 2003.

Big Jim, Timecop: The Berlin Decision, Universal, 2003.

Himself, Hilary's Roman Adventure (documentary short), 2004.

Himself, The Real Glory: Reconstructing "The Big Red One" (documentary; also known as The Big Red One: The Reconstruction), Warner Home Video, 2005.

Clay Sparks, Supercross (also known as Supercross: The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Thad, Hoboken Hollow, 2005.

Private Tomlison, Comanche Stallion, 2006.

George Ackerman, Trick or Treat (also known as National Lampoon's "Trick or Treat"), 2006.

Film Work:

Second assistant camera, Americana, 1983.

Producer, Lycanthrope (also known as Bloody Moon), Spectrum Films, 1998.

Producer, The 1 Second Film (animated documentary), 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Slim, The Cowboys, ABC, 1974.

Sam McGuire, Lizzie McGuire, The Disney Channel, 2001–2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Percy Cuthfert III, Tales of the Klondike (also known as Jack London's "Klondike Tales" and Jack London's "Tales of the Klondike), 1981.

Robert Cohn, The Sun Also Rises (also known as Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"), NBC, 1984.

Bobby Morgan, Monte Carlo, CBS, 1986.

Bryant Brown, Stephen King's "The Tommyknockers" (also known as The Tommyknockers), ABC, 1993.

Himself, Retrosexual: The 80's, VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Rolling Man, ABC, 1972.

Gas station attendant, Footsteps (also known as Footsteps: Nice Guys Finish Last and Nice Guys Finish Last), 1972.

Bill, Go Ask Alice, ABC, 1973.

Bob Hatfield, The Hatfields and the McCoys, ABC, 1975.

Donny Davis, The Survival of Dana (also known as On the Edge: The Survival of Dana), CBS, 1979.

John Fairchild, The Liberators, ABC, 1987.

Rennie Davis, Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago Eight, HBO, 1987.

Adrian Lancer, I Saw What You Did (also known as I Saw What You Did … and I Know Who You Are!), 1988.

Gerry Franklin (some sources cite Jerry Brown), Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture, HBO, 1990.

Domsczek, The Incident (also known as Incident at Lincoln Bluff), 1990.

Clarence Oddbody, the title role, Clarence, Family Channel, 1990.

Dave Booker, Doublecrossed, 1991.

Lewis Skolnick, Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation, 1992.

Greg Sanderson, Illusions, 1992.

Mike Kroft, The Disappearance of Christina, USA Network, 1993.

Bill, "The Gas Station," Body Bags (also known as John Carpenter Presents "Body Bags," John Carpenter Presents "Mind Game," and Mind Games), Showtime, 1993.

Lewis Skolnick, Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love, 1994.

Ted, A Part of the Family, Lifetime, 1994.

Wade Parker, Humanoids from the Deep (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Humanoids from the Deep"), Showtime, 1996.

Carter, Scorpio One, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997.

Tarmac, Firestorm, 1997.

Eddie, Young Hearts Unlimited, Fox Family, 1998.

Martian Law, 1998.

Malachi Van Helsing, Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire, The Disney Channel, 2000.

Sunfish Perkins, Monte Walsh, TNT, 2003.

Grant, Attack of the Sabretooth (also known as Attack of the Sabertooth), Sci-Fi Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Rich Farrell, As Is, Showtime, 1986.

Maxwell Dweeb, Disney's "Totally Minnie" (also known as Totally Minnie), NBC, 1988.

Himself, David Carradine: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Himself, The 100 Greatest War Films, Channel 4, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jack Bergin, K-9, ABC, 1991.

Dreamweavers, syndicated, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Phinney McLean, "A Home for Jamie," Bonanza, NBC, 1971.

Sonny Jim, "Dark Angel," Kung Fu, ABC, 1972.

"Odyssey of Death," Police Story, NBC, 1976.

Gardener, "October the 31st," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1984.

Aladdin, "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), Showtime, 1984.

Jerry, "Night Fever," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1985.

Dan Arnold, "Still Life," Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986.

Frank, "Garter Belt," The Hitchhiker (also known as Le Voyageur), HBO, 1987.

John Koch, "Sleepless in Chicago," ER, NBC, 1994.

Joey Bermuda/The Handyman, "Home Is Where the Hurt Is," Lois and Clark—The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois and Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995.

Marty Manger, "Angel Falling," Sirens, syndicated, 1995.

Paulson, "Quake!," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1995.

Taige, "Phoenix," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1996.

Lonnie Zamora, "Hostile Convergence," Dark Skies, NBC, 1996.

Gerard Salter, "What a Dump!" NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Dr. Bruce Hartman, "Knockout," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1996.

Sheriff Dwight Kunkle, "Mirage," The Pretender, NBC, 1997.

Dr. Manheim, "Dog Bite," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Darin Carter, "Friends," Vengeance Unlimited, ABC, 1999.

Dr. Bruce Hartman, "Skin Trade," Nash Bridges, CBS, 2000.

David Blake/Roger Withers, "Gone," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2005.

Television Producer; Movies:

(With others) Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation, 1992.

(With others) Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love, 1994.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Lizzie's Eleven," Lizzie McGuire, The Disney Channel, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Understudy then replacement, Tobacco Road, FL, 1970.

As Is, Los Angeles, 1977.

The Exonerated, 45 Bleecker, New York City, 2002–2004.

RECORDINGS

Music Videos:

Appeared in The Motels' video of "Suddenly Last Summer," 1983.

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