4 Jun 2009
David Carradine was in Thailand filming his latest film, Stretch, according to his personal manager Chuck Binder. He was found dead in his room on June 4, 2009 at the Park Nai Lert Hotel in Junfan Mulay, Bangkok, Thailand.
The initial police report indicated that Carradine had committed suicide by hanging himself, he was found by a hotel maid sitting in a wardrobe with a rope around his neck and body.
A US embassy official confirmed the actor's death, but added that the cause of death had not yet been established.
He was best known for his role in the 1970s TV series Kung Fu. He came to spotlight again after playing Bill in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill, Vols. 1 & 2 (2003, 2004, respectively).