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In pictures: David Carradine

David Carradine

Hollywood actor David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel.

 Brandon Lee and David Carradine

The actor (r) and Brandon Lee practise a fight sequence in Los Angeles together for a sequel to the television series Kung Fu.

David Carradine

His character in Kung Fu became one of the most iconic roles in US TV and earned Carradine both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

David Carradine and Uma Thurman

In 2003, after years in the straight-to-video market, Carradine found a new audience thanks to his role in the Quentin Tarantino film Kill Bill.

Quentin Tarantino, David Carradine and  Michael Madsen

Carradine (c) pictured with Quentin Tarantino and Michael Madsen said that the Kill Bill movies had been "some of my best work".

David and John Carradine

He was a keen musician and released the albums Grasshopper and As Is, as well as singles, including You and Me, Troublemaker and Walk The Floor.

David Carradine

The star was keen on martial arts and made several instructional videos on tai chi.

David Carradine

Carradine was part of an acting dynasty which included his father, John Carradine, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns.

David and Keith Carradine

His brothers Bruce, Keith (r) and Robert are also actors.

David Carradine and Linda Gilbert

Carradine married Linda Gilbert in 1977 in Germany. However, since then he has remarried several times.

David Carradine

Carradine is survived by his wife, Annie Bierman, whom he married in 2004, and three children including actresses Calista and Kansas.

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