In Conversation with Keith Carradine
Saturday 11 July 2020, 14.00 – 15.00
Actress Kate O’Toole talks to Keith Carradine about his acting career and the people he has worked with.
Part of the Carradine dynasty of actors, the multi-talented Keith Carradine was born in California in 1949. He has starred in over seventy feature films including: Thieves Like Us, Nashville, Welcome to LA, Pretty Baby and The Duellists. More recently, he has appeared in: Aint Them Bodies Saints, Cowboys and Aliens and A Quiet Passion. Carradine also wrote and sang “I’m Easy”, for the film, Nashville, which won an Academy Award for best original song, in 1975. He has just finished production in Jane Campion’s new film, The Power of the Dog.
Kate O’Toole is an actress and writer. She trained at the Yale School of Drama and her first professional job was in Jim Sheridan’s production of The Hostage at the Irish Arts Center in NYC. Kate won Best Actress in the U.K. at the TMA Regional Theatre awards for her performance in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women and was nominated for an Irish Times award in Dead Funny by Terry Johnson. Predominantly a theatre actress, she has also been on television in series such as the BBC sitcoms Get Well Soon and Privates. Series on RTÉ include Glenroe, The Tudors, Foreign Exchange, Titanic Blood and Steel, No Tears, Proof 2. Her film work includes Dancing at Lughnasa, Man on the Train and John Huston’s last film The Dead.
She has written features for all the major Irish and UK newspapers, her most recent work is in a collection of essays titled ‘One Last Lunch’ available at all good bookshops now.
Kate was on the board of the Irish Film Board for many years and is currently Board Chair of the Galway Film Fleadh.