Thursday, June 4, 2009

David Carradine Dead at 72

David Carradine was found dead on June 3rd in Bangkok, Thailand where he had been busy working on the movie Stretch. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carradine was found naked hanging in a closet in his hotel suite at the Swissotel Nai Lert Park Hotel. Foul play is not suspected in Carradine's death. Best known for his role as Kwai Chang Caine on the 1970s TV series Kung Fu, Carradine's acting career spanned five decades. His official site reports Carradine appeared in 118 films beginning in 1964 with the Western drama Taggart. Carradine's notable film credits include Death Race 2000 (1975), Bound for Glory (1976), Gray Lady Down (1978), The Long Riders (1980), Lone Wolf McQuade (1983), Behind Enemy Lines (1986), Nowhere to Run (1989), and Bird on a Wire (1990). Carradine experienced a career resurgence after winning the part of Bill in Quentin Tarantino's two part Kill Bill film series. David Carradine was born in Hollywood, CA on December 8, 1936. Along with his half-brothers Keith Carradine (Nashville), Robert Carradine (Revenge of the Nerds), and Michael Bowen (Magnolia), David inherited a love from acting from his father, John Carradine (The Grapes of Wrath). In addition to acting, David Carradine was a published author, producer, director, writer, and musician

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