Hometown: San Mateo, California
Birthday: August 8
Keith Carradine has starred in more than 70 feature films, five Broadway shows and a variety of television series throughout his entertainment career.
His first feature film role was of a young gunslinger in “A Gunfight” with Kirk Douglas and Johnny Cash. Following his performance, he earned his breakout role of the Cowboy in “McCabe and Mrs. Miller.” His additional feature film credits include “Emperor of the North,” “Cowboys and Aliens,” “Thieves Like Us,” “Nashville,” “Welcome to L.A.,” “Choose Me,” “Trouble in Mind,” “Falcons,” “Our Very Own,” “The Duellists,” “Pretty Baby,” “The Long Riders,” “Southern Comfort,” “A Thousand Acres,” “2 Days in the Valley,” “The Moderns,” “A Quiet Passion” and “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.” He starred with Sondra Locke in his sixth collaboration with writer-director Alan Rudolph, “Ray Meets Helen,” which was released in May 2018. Coming up, he’ll appear in “The Old Man and the Gun,” with Robert Redford, Casey Affleck and Sissy Spacek, reteaming with director David Lowery.
On television, Carradine appeared in season one of the series “Fargo.” His additional television credits include THE BIG BANG THEORY, on the Network, “Dexter,” “Deadwood” and “Monte Walsh.”
He began his career on stage, starring in the original Broadway production of “Hair.” His additional Broadway credits include “Foxfire,” for which he received an Outer Critics Circle Award, “The Will Rogers Follies,” for which he was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Lead Actor in a Musical, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” and “Hands on a Hardbody,” for which he received his second Tony Award Nomination. Carradine’s additional stage roles include “Stuff Happens,” at Los Angeles’ Mark Taper Forum, “A Lie of the Mind” and “Paint Your Wagon,” for which the cast album was released last year.
Carradine began to develop his musical skills early on, playing guitar and piano in a band made up of high school friends. He has released two albums of his music, and his song, “I’m Easy” from the film “Nashville,” won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Song and was a Billboard Top 10 single.
Carradine was born in San Mateo, Calif. to the late actor John Carradine and actress Sonia Sorel. He has three children: actress Martha Plimpton, actor/writer/musician Cade Carradine and actress Sorel Carradine. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Hayley DuMond. His birthday is August 8.