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David Carradine 1936-2009

David Carradine 1936-2009

It has been reported that the actor, David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room. Suicide is suspected but no details have been confirmed yet. He was 72 years old.

David Carradine found fame playing Kwai Chang Cane in the TV series Kung Fu after Bruce Lee was passed over for the role. He later played a compelling part in Martin Scorsese’s Boxcar Bertha. He is best remembered for playing the title role in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill. He was also an artist, a musician and an author of several books.

He leaves a wife, Annie, whom he married in 2004 at the house of the actor Michael Madsen.

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Written by Nick Gilmartin

June 4, 2009 at 1:51 pm

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