Kwai Chang Caine


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Kwai Chang Caine

Shaolin priest wanders throughout America. [TV: “Kung Fu” in Terrace I, 449]
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Kung Fu starred David Carradine as Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin monk who came to the American West in search of his half brother.
It followed the adventures of Shaolin monk Kwai Chang Caine - played by the late David Carradine - who was called Grasshopper by his blind mentor Master Po.
David Carradine starred as Shaolin monk Kwai Chang Caine, a man with a curious mixture of spiritual wisdom and breathtaking fighting skills.
Carradine is perhaps best known for his role as Kwai Chang Caine on three seasons of the 1970s hit show Kung Fu.
But he was best known for his role as Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin priest traveling the 1800s American frontier West in the TV series "Kung Fu," which aired from 1972-75.
TO a generation brought up on the Kung Fu television series in the 1970s, David Carradine will always be Grasshopper, the warrior priest Kwai Chang Caine, wandering America's Wild West.
The body of the star - famed as Kwai Chang Caine in 1970s TV show Kung Fu - was flown home to Los Angeles yesterday.
Carradine was brought back into the limelight through Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill films in which he played a radically different character form the graceful Kwai Chang Caine during his 'Kung Fu' days.
But he was best known for his role as Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin priest travelling the 1800s American frontier west in the TV series Kung Fu, which aired in 1972-75.
Spock (Leonard Nimoy) from Star Trek and Kwai Chang Caine (David Carradine) from Kung Fu.
It told the story of Kwai Chang Caine (David Carradine), a half-white, half-Chinese man trained in China by Shaolin priests - the kindly blind Master Po (Keye Luke) and Master Kan (Philip Ahn) - before having to flee to America, where his story is told in flashbacks.