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By Dustin Rowles | Industry | June 4, 2009 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | June 4, 2009 |


Sad news to report this morning: David Carradine, best known for his 1970s television show “Kung Fu” and, more recently, his role in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill movies, was found dead this morning in a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, of an apparent suicide. He allegedly hanged himself with a cord used for curtains. Carradine was in Bangkok filming a movie.

Carradine’s career spanned 45 years, starting in 1964 in a movie called Taggert. Career highlights also include roles in Death Race 2000, North and South (for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe), Deathsport and Crank: High Voltage. He even appeared in a Jonas Brothers’ music video recently, as a kung-fu master. He also currently has six movies in post-production, due for release this year.

Carradine was 72 years old.




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