The actor was reportedly found dead in his hotel from a suspected suicide.
Wired PR News – Actor David Carridine has died from what reports say is a suspected suicide. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the “Kung Fu” star was found dead in a hotel in Thailand, appearing to have hung himself.
Carridine is well known for his role in the television series, “Kung Fu,” which aired in the 1970s and numerous film roles such as that of an assassin in the 2003 hit movie “Kill Bill.” His niece, actress Martha Plimpton, is quoted by the AP as stating of her uncle, “My Uncle David was a brilliantly talented, fiercely intelligent and generous man. He was the nexus of our family in so many ways, and drew us together over the years and kept us connected.”
As noted in the report, Carridine was in Thailand working on the film “Stretch.”
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