Keith Carradine net worth: Keith Carradine was born in San Mateo, California, and grew up in a troubled house. After beginning school at Colorado State University, he chose to drop out, and went to live with his brother, David Carradine. His brother was pursuing an acting career, and supported him to do the exact same. Both of his parents were actors, and he had appeared in stage productions as a young child. Nevertheless, he’d not presumed to pursue performance as a profession. Shortly after switching his focus, he was cast in the initial Broadway production of “Hair”. He went on to appear in multiple Broadway productions, including “Will Rogers Follies”, that he received a Tony nomination, as well as “Foxfire” and “Hands on a Hardbody”. His movie and television career started in the early 70s, and he has appeared in such projects as “Bonanza”, “Kung Fu”, “Nashville”, “The Duellists”, “The Ballad of the Sad Caf”, “Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle”, “The Outsider”, “Enterprise”, “Deadwood”, “Complete Savages”, “Dexter”, “Law & Order”, “Dollhouse”, and “The Big Bang Theory”, among many, many other films and shows. An accomplished musician, he won an Oscar along with a Golden Globe for his first tune, “I’m Easy”, used in the movie, “Nashville”.
August 8, 1949
San Mateo, California, United States
Voice Actor, Film producer, Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Singer
Colorado State University
Hayley DuMond (m. 2006), Sandra Will Carradine (m. 1982–1999)
Martha Plimpton, Sorel Carradine, Cade Carradine
John Carradine, Sonia Sorel
David Carradine, Robert Carradine, Bruce Carradine, Christopher Carradine, Michael Bowen
Academy Award for Best Original Song, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Debut Performance
Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor
The Duellists, The Long Riders, Pretty Baby, Nashville, Thieves Like Us, Cowboys & Aliens, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Southern Comfort, Choose Me, The Moderns, Monte Walsh, Welcome to L.A., Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Emperor of the North Pole, Last Stand at Saber River, Maria's Lovers, Trouble in Mind, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Balto III: Wings of Change, 2 Days in the Valley, The Tie That Binds, The Adventures of Ociee Nash, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, An Almost Perfect Affair, Hair High, Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?, The Outsider, Our Very Own, The Family Tree, Street of No Return, The Death and Life of Bobby Z, Idaho Transfer, A Thousand Acres, Elvis and Anabelle, Wooly Boys, Winter of Frozen Dreams, The Angel Doll, CrissCross, All Hat, Hard Time: Hostage Hotel, A Winner Never Quits, Is There Life Out There?, My Father, My Son, The Californians, Murder Ordained, A Rumor of War, A Song from the Heart, Old Boyfriends, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Keeping the Promise, The Hunter's Moon
Dexter, Kung Fu, Madam Secretary, Deadwood, Wild West Tech, Complete Savages, Dollhouse, Into the West, The West, Chiefs, Fast Track
Caaradine designated Victor Flemingg's "Captains Courageous" as his favorite film for the AFI.
Keith and his Nashville (1975) co-star Christina Raines were in a relationship during the 1970s. For a time, the couple shared a one-story home in Los Angeles' Topanga Canyon.
Tony Award nominee in 1991 for Best Actor in a Musical for "Will Rogers Follies".
Drama Desk Award nominee in 1991 for Best Actor in a Musical for "Will Rogers Follies".
Outer Critic Circles Award winner in 1982 for Broadway debut for "Fox Fire".
Lucille Lortel Award nominee 2010 for Outstanding Featured Actor for "A Lie of the Mind".
On Criminal Minds (2005) he played Frank Breitkopf, a serial killer that had been killing for 30 years. On Dexter (2006), he played Frank Lundy, who hunted a serial killer that had been killing for 30 years.
Keith's father was of English, with distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry, and was a direct descendant of Dutch diamond merchant Kiliaen van Rensselaer, who settled in Rensselaerwyck, NY, now identified as Albany, NY. Keith's maternal great-grandfather was biochemist Max Henius, who was born in Denmark, to a Polish Jewish family. Keith's mother's other ancestry was Danish, German, and Swiss-German.
His paternal grandmother, Genevieve Winifred Richmond, was one of the first female brain surgeons in North America.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Performance at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Originally, it was his half-brother David Carradine who pursued a role in the Broadway musical "Hair" in 1969. At his audition he brought Keith along to play the piano. Keith ended up winning the part and stayed with the show for six months.
Daughter Martha Plimpton was conceived while Keith and actress Shelley Plimpton were appearing in the rock musical "Hair" on Broadway in 1969. Born in 1970, the relationship was over by the time Martha was born and Keith did not meet her until she was four years old.
Following the divorce from Carradine, ex-wife Sandra Will became romantically involved with Los Angeles private eye, Anthony Pellicano, and was arrested for her involvement in placing illegal wiretaps on the unsuspecting actor's phone. She later plead guilty and received a jail sentence for the felony crime.