David Carradine (born December 8, 1936) is an American actor and ex-Marine.
He is the son of actor John Carradine, the brother of Keith Carradine, and half-brother of Robert Carradine. He starred in the television series, Shane, but was best known for the role of Kwai Chang Caine in the television series Kung Fu. He has also played many roles in motion pictures, beginning with one as a gunslinger in Taggart, a 1964 western film based on a novel by Louis L'Amour. Most recently, he played the title role in the Quentin Tarantino film, Kill Bill, starring Uma Thurman.