Horrible news from Thailand. David Carradine was found dead this morning in his hotel room in Bangkok.
"Best known for his role in both volumes of Kill Bill, along with the 1970s TV show Kung Fu, David Carradine was found dead this morning. The actor, 72, was filming a movie in Thailand.
According to Thai police, who spoke with the BBC, the veteran star was found by a hotel maid, as Carradine was reportedly sitting in a wardrobe with a rope around his neck and body.
Reports out of that country are stating that Carradine "hanged in his luxury hotel room and is believed to have committed suicide."
Movie producer Chuck Binder told Fox News the death is "shocking and sad. He was full of life, always wanting to work... a great person."
The Daily Mail is reporting:
"He was found hanging by a rope in the room's closet,' Lieutenant Colonel Pirom Jantrapirom of the Lumpini police station in Bangkok said.
He said Carradine's body was naked when it was found and there were no signs of any other people in the room. The rope was around his neck and parts of his body, police were quoted as saying.
The body has been transferred to a hospital for an autopsy."