David Carradine Found Dead, Suicide Suspected

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Best known for his role in both volumes of Kill Bill, along with the 1970s TV show Kung Fu, David Carradine was found dead this morning. The actor, 72, was filming a movie in Thailand.

According to Thai police, who spoke with the BBC, the veteran star was found by a hotel maid, as Carradine was reportedly sitting in a wardrobe with a rope around his neck and body.

Reports out of that country are stating that Carradine "hanged in his luxury hotel room and is believed to have committed suicide."

Movie producer Chuck Binder told Fox News the death is "shocking and sad. He was full of life, always wanting to work... a great person."

** UPDATE: Carradine's rep said the death was "accidental."

"We can confirm 100% that he never would have committed suicide. It was an accidental death. Everybody is in shock," the rep said.

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how can you be accidently sat in a wardrobe with a rope around your neck? What else would it have been but suicide?

David Carradine Biography

David Carradine passed away in the spring of 2009. His death, sadly, is under investigation. The 72-year old actor was found, bound, in... More »
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