'Kill Bill' star dies 'in hotel suicide'

Veteran actor David Carradine, 72, who played the title role in 'Kill Bill', has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room.

Veteran actor David Carradine, 72, who played the title role in 'Kill Bill', has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room.

The Nation newspaper quoted police sources as saying Carradine was found hanged in his luxury room and is believed to have committed suicide.

Carradine was in Thailand shooting a new film. He was found by crew members after failing to turn up for a dinner.

Carradine, who also starred in the cult 1970s TV series 'Kung Fu', was a leading member of a venerable Hollywood acting family that included his father, character actor John Carradine, and brother Keith.

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