Thursday, June 4, 2009

David Carradine dead at 72 in Bangkok Hotel

David Carradine dead at 72 in Bangkok Hotel. Actor David Carradine was found dead in a Bangkok hotel room Wednesday.

His manager Chuck Binder said that Carradine was in Thailand shooting his latest film Stretch, and that he believes the 72-year-old actor “was full of life, always wanting to work… a great person.”

The Web site of the newspaper The Nation, citing unnamed police sources, said Carradine was found hanged in his hotel room, and is believed to have committed suicide. On the other hand, his agent says the star died of natural causes. Carradine’s cause of death is still being investigated.

Carradine was best known for his roles in Kill Bill and the television series Kung Fu.