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R.I.P. David Carradine (1936–2009)

David Carradine, the legendary star of Kung Fu who recently enjoyed a bit of a career renaissance thanks to his work in each of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill films, has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room. There are no reports yet as to what caused his death. He was 72 years old. Update: The BBC is reporting that he was found with a cord "around his neck and other parts of his body." [BBC]

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