BANGKOK (WABC) — Reports say Kung Fu and Kill Bill star David Carradine has been found dead in a hotel room in Bangkok.
Carradine, 73, was there to shoot a new movie, his agent said.
His agent confirmed his death this morning, saying the actor had been was in great spirits.
He said he believed Carradine died of natural causes.
It said a preliminary police investigation found that he had hanged himself with a cord used with the roomâ€™s curtains. It cited police as saying he had been dead at least 12 hours and there was no sign that he had been assaulted.
A police officer at Bangkokâ€™s Lumpini precinct station would not confirm the identity of the dead man to The Associated Press, but said the luxury Swissotel Nai Lert Park hotel had reported that a male guest killed himself there.