David Carradine dead

"Kung Fu" star hangs himself in his Bangok hotel room

Actor David Carradine has been found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok, where he was shooting a film. Initial reports indicate that the 72-year-old actor hanged himself; the reasons for the apparent suicide have not yet been announced. Carradine starred in the hit ’70s TV series “Kung Fu” (in a part originally intended for Bruce Lee) and went on to make many movies, starring as Woody Guthrie in the Oscar-nominated “Bound For Glory” and playing the title character in Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill.”

The Nation