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American actor David Carradine has been found dead, hanging by a nylon rope in a hotel room closet in Bangkok, Thailand, according to a Thai police official.

Carradine became famous in the 1970s when he starred in the television series "Kung Fu."

The rope was believed taken from the hotel room curtains, Bangkok Police Lt. Colonel Pirom Chanpirom said. Read full article »

CNN's Jack Hannah, Kocha Olarn and A. Pawlowski contributed to this report.

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