5. He’s worked with directing legends
How many actors can you name who have worked with Martin Scorsese, Ingmar Bergman AND Quentin Tarantino?
The answer would be none. Carradine is the only actor who appeared in movies for all of those huge helming talents, plus Walter Hill and producer Roger Corman.
“Quentin is one of the very few directors who can give you direction, tell you what to do, and have it work. Most of the time when directors do that, it won't work. It lessens your performance,” Carradine.
“Bergman is a dictator. He tells you exactly what to do: how to move, where to look, everything. The result of that was that I really have no idea what kind of performance I was going to give, because I wasn't giving my performance. I was giving Ingmar's performance.
“And that works, maybe. I don't really care for my performance in that movie as much as I do in, say, Bound For Glory, where Hal Ashby, all he did was just stare at me, as if I was the greatest actor in the world and he was just fascinated by my work. It made me feel great and I just kept growing in the part.”
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