David Carradine, Dead At 72

4 June 2009 at 10:49 am (Celebrity, Entertainment, Movies, Televison) (, , , , , , , , )

His agent confirmed Carradine’s death to the AP, but he could not provide further details ‘out of consideration for his family.’

David Carradine is dead, according to multiple reports and confirmed by his agent to Fox News.

One Asian paper says Carradine was found hanged:

“Kung Fu” and “Kill Bill” star David Carradine was found hung himself [sic] in a closet in a hotel room in Bangkok on Wednesday, Thai police said.

Police believed he committed suicide.

Carradine, 72, was in Bangkok to shoot a movie and stayed at a Suite Room 352 of the Park Nai Lert Hotel on Wireless Road since June 2.

That paper also reports that a hotel maid found him Thursday morning, after he no-showed at dinner Wednesday night with castmates.

Foxnews spoke to Carradine’s agent:

His manager told FOX News that it is believed the actor died of natural causes.

A local ABC affiliate in LA first confirmed he died with a statement from his agent.

His agent confirmed his death this morning, saying the actor had been was [sic] in great spirits.

He said he believed Carradine died of natural causes.



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