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In this article we are going to focus on the Kill Bill movies directed by American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor, Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004).
In the stylish Kill Bill movies there were two actors who played completely different roles in each film.
In Kill Bill: Vol. 1, American actor and singer, Michael Parks, played the role of Texas lawman, Earl McGraw…
…who voiced the great movie quote "Good gravy, Marie.", upon surveying the massacre of presumed dead, pregnant bride-to-be, former member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, Beatrix Michelle Kiddo/'The Bride'/Black Mamba, played by American actress and model, Uma Thurman and her entire wedding party, at the Two Pines Wedding Chapel, El Paso, Texas.
But what role did Michael play in Kill Bill: Vol. 2?
We won’t keep you in suspense for too long…
Michael went on to play the role of retired pimp, Esteban Vihaio, the former manager of a brothel in Acuna, Mexico and a father figure to the leader of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, Bill/Snake Charmer, who was of course played by American actor and martial artist, David Carradine.
The second actor who appeared in both Kill Bill films, but in completely different roles, was Chinese martial arts actor and martial artist, Chia-Hui Liu, also known as Gordon Liu.
In Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Gordon played the role of Johnny Mo…
…the head general of half-Japanese, half Chinese-American, former member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, now yakuza queen, O-Ren Ishii's/Cottonmouth, played by American actress, model, artist and occasional film producer and director, Lucy Liu, personal army, the Crazy 88.
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But what role did Gordon play in Kill Bill: Vol. 2?
Once again, we won’t keep you in suspense for too long…
Gordon went on to play (Despite losing both his legs below the knee in Vol. 1, courtesy of 'The Bride'), the role of White Lotus priest and legendary martial arts master, Pai Mei.