'Kung Fu' star David Carradine found dead in Thailand

Davidcarradine_290 David Carradine, of "Kung Fu" fame and more recently "Kill Bill," has died. He was 72.

The actor was found dead Wednesday in a hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand, where he had been shooting a movie, reports the AP. His body was discovered when he hadn't showed up for dinner and producer went to the actor's room.

So far, there's no word on a cause of death, although initial reports had said he had hung himself in an apparent suicide.

Carradine is best known for playing Kwai Chang Caine in the 1970s series "Kung Fu," which was also subsequently revived in sequels in the '80s and '90s. He also starred in both of Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" films.

He's also a member of the Hollywood acting family that includes his father John Carradine, brother Keith Carradine and niece Ever Carradine.

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