Keith Carradine is a rock still at the age of 67. With mega hits like ‘Nashville’ and ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ he is stilling winning heart nationwide. With his killer acting as an FBI agent in the popular T.V show Dexter and as US President Conrad Dalton in Madame President, he is broadening the small screen’s variety through his acting.
This versatile singer, actor and song writer was born on 8th August 1948, in San Mateo, California,USA. He is the son of famous actor John Carradine and his second wife Sonia Sorel, who was an actor as well.
Education: After his high school, he was planning of becoming a forest ranger but choose to study drama at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. But soon he dropped out after completing the first semester and went back to California and moved in with his elder half brother David. Keith’s half brother and his mentor David motivated and encouraged him to make his career in acting. Keith started taking acting and vocal lessons and his half brother David even paid for Keith acting and vocal lessons classes and helped him in getting an agent.
Keith Carradine Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $11.3 Million US Dollars
The American actor, singer and song writer has an estimated net worth of $11.3 million US dollars as of 2017. He is the 10th richest celebrity in the Hollywood industry and his powerful performance in television series and films has made him worth this much. In the year 1975, his hit movie Nashville earned a total gross of $9.98 million. And his 2011 movie Cowboys and Aliens earned a gross amount of $174.8 million.
Career: In his early career Keith appeared on the stage and shared the stage with his father John Carradine. In 1969 he got his first breakthrough when he auditioned for Hair and was cast in chorus for it. In that documentary he stars as the voice of JoJo and only played piano for his half brother David and Barbara Hershey, who was David’s girlfriend at that time, who were also a part of the documentary.
In 1970 he again appeared with his father in a stage production of Tobacco Road in Florida. He got his first film break when he was casted in the movie McCabe and Mrs. Miller directed by Robert Alterman. After this movie he didn’t looked back and started getting many offers from the industry.
In 1973 he played a young aspiring hobo in the movie Emperor of the North which was directed by Robert Aldrich and he shared the screen with Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin. He then acted in Altman’s movie “Thieves like Us” in 1974. He played different exciting roles in many other movies like All Hat, Hair High, Our Very Own, The Californians, Lake City, Peacock, etc.
He is very famous and best known for his acting performance in the movie The Long Rider, Southern Comfort, Wild Bill where he played a buffalo. His role in Scorned and Swindled made a great impact on the audience.
Keith Carradine, early childhood days were difficult. His parents got divorced when he was just 8 years old and his father was handed over the custody of Keith and his two brothers Christopher Carradine and Robert Carradine. Before Keith’s father John Carradine got the custody of his three children, they spent three months in a home of abused children.
The reason that he got their custody was that Keith mother was suffering from manic depressive paranoid schizophrenic disorder. His mother was not allowed to see her children for eight years after the custody was handed to John Carradine.
He was romantically involved with Shelly Plimpton and they had one daughter together named Martha, but after their separation, Martha is living with her mother. Keith Carradine married Sandra Will in 1982 and had two children but the thing doesn’t go well between the couples after few years of their marriage and they got divorced.
The actor is currently married to actress Hayley Dumond in the year 2006 in Torino, Italy and they have two children, a young and beautiful daughter Cade Richmond Carradine and son Sorel Johanna Carradine. In 2013 he was nominated for Tony Award in the category for Best Actor by a Featured Actor in a Musical.
The talented 67 years old man has been nominated for many prestigious awards and has also won Academy Award for the best original song in 1975 for Nashville. Again in the same year he won the Golden Globe Award for the best original song. He was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries. In 1991 he was again nominated in Tony Award for best performance by A Leading Actor in a Musical. In the year 1998 he was Honoree the 16th Annual Golden Boot Awards along with his half brother and mentor, David and Robert. He is one of the best actor in the entertainment industry.