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David Carradine: December 8, 1936 — June 3, 2009

Written by: Big Ross, CC2K Staff Writer

ImageActor David Carradine was found dead earlier today in his hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand.  The preliminary police report indicates that he committed suicide by hanging.  The actor was in Bangkok shooting his latest film.

Carradine first rose to fame with his starring role in the 1970's television series Kung Fu, which ran for 3 seasons.  He went on to star in more than 100 films, and recently experienced a resurgence of his career with his portrayal of Bill in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. I and II.


Carradine is survived by his wife and two daughters.