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Heathcliff Andrew Ledger

Born: 1979-04-04 - Died: 2008-01-22
Cause of Death:
Accidental Drug Overdose

Death Summary: Ledger was found dead by a housekeeper at his apartment in New York City. He was found naked and unconscious on his bed with pills near the body.
Officially, he died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam, and doxylamine. His death was an accident, resulting from the abuse of prescription medications.
After He was 28.

Who was Heathcliff Andrew Ledger : Australian Hollywood actor. Best known for his roles in the "Brokeback Mountain", "The Patriot" and "Monster's Ball".

He acted in two films that were not yet released at the time of his death. The first being The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan's follow up the the hit Batman Begins. Much hype was built around this film, particularly after the news of Ledgers death shocked the world.

The second film was for former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam. Gilliam movies such as Brazil and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas both achieved a cult following, and given that The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was Ledger's last film, it is likely to follow it's predecessors in cult movie history.

Ledger had a child, Matilda Rose, with Brokeback Mountain Co-star Michelle Williams.

Following is a trailer for The Dark Knight which features one of Ledger's final performances:

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  1. Gemma Says:

    Rest in peace Heath you will be missed and never forgotten, my thoughts stay with your family.

  2. Stefanie Says:

    Dear Heath,
    You were and always will be the most amazing actor of your time. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. You will be greatly missed, and your movies will be forever a memorial in rememberance of a great soul.
    May you rest in peace :)

  3. mitchell and karla Says:

    rest in peace heath, we love you!

  4. khaled Says:

    Rest In Peace
    the greatest actor of all time

  5. tommy Says:

    heath,you will always be in our hearts for ever. When you played the joker you were amazing as you were in every other film.
    we all love you.xx

  6. Marisa Says:

    I MISS YOU SO MUCH. You were so talented and awsome. I loved the Dark Knight it was my favorite movie and 10 Things I Hate About You. Rest In Peace Heath.

  7. Shasta Flower Says:

    Rest In Peace my dear friend. i miss you dearly. you were my favorite actor. i loved all of your movies. i hope you’re in a better place. my condolences to you’re family.

  8. Naomi Kintez Says:

    I was a big fan and u inspired me to be an actress.

  9. kristin Says:

    whenever I watched you in a movie a I could not take my eyes off you! This world lost one of the most talented actors of all time. Just wish you were still here to shows us much more of that talent. Ypu will not be forgotten. My prayers go out to the family and his beautiful daughter. may you rest in peace Heath

  10. Melissa Knott Says:

    “The death of a loved one is perhaps the greatest change we will ever have to face”, My condolences to your family.. you r greatly missed and truely one of the great facts is that a hero gets remembered, A Legend never dies! you are in our hearts and minds always!

  11. xSharonx Says:

    You revolutionized the Joker to his fullest potential. It’s too bad you never got to reach yours. Love you Heath, in this world and the next.

  12. gina Says:

    gone but never forgotten. when you love someone even from a far as long as you remember them they are never gone. I hope you found peace!! gina

  13. craig Says:

    r.i.p heath you were such a great younge actor.

    what about one for the road

    “why so serius”

    p.s i was really wanting to have a drink compatitio with you lol

  14. Heather Chamberlain Says:

    There isn’t a movie out there that you’ve acted in that I don’t like. You were very mesmerizing on and off screen. There will never be another actor as uniquely talented as you were. I hope everyone at Home is giving you the comfort you need and deserve.

  15. J Says:

    Heath is a man.

  16. Debbie Says:

    you will be sadly missed by all.You became a legend in your own time.your kind of talent does not come along very often,R.I.P Heath

  17. Keith Says:

    Way too soon……….Rest in Peace

  18. ryan Says:

    why brokeback moutain…..

  19. Rasa Says:

    there are no words to describe the pain my heart…just… I Always remmeber u.Rest In Peace Heath

  20. Rasa Says:

    there are no words left to describe the pain in my heart…just… I Always remember u.Rest In Peace Heath

  21. frances Says:

    Heath you were gone so soon..i give my blessing to your loved ones especially your beautiful daughter.. may god be with her always. your missed dearly, r.i.p.

  22. Cristina from Romania Says:

    Rest in peace, you will be always in our hearts and souls, we will love you for ever. You are a real memory for us the romanian people, the greatest actor of all time. This world lost one of the most talented actors of all time.

  23. Ariana Says:

    You’re the best suited person for the Joker! 😉

  24. Victor Says:

    the joker creeps me out

  25. tracey Says:

    i cant beleive ur gone it really sucks i heard nothing but good things about u i love ur movies my fav is 10 things i hate about u n batman. r.i.p

  26. kelsi & keaton Says:

    we love you. but you keaton loves you homosexually.

  27. angela Says:

    you will be greatly missed…a star that fell from the sky too soon!!

  28. Clifford Jones Says:

    There is no way anyone will ever top the joker role that you did. I can’t believe you were taken at such an early age. God bless to you and your family.

  29. Cilla Says:

    RIP: A talented and handsome young man – my thoughts run through to your lovely daughter a spitting image of you

  30. Sam and Grace Says:

    Hey! u are an amazing Actor!! love you always and so does SAM!

    p.s. craig #13 u spelled serious wrong!


    you is a hotttie <3 :)


    you is a hottie <3 :)

  33. Allison Says:

    You were an incredible actor. You are inspiring and fun, and your work will live on as a tribute to you. God bless your family and your beautiful daughter. Rest in Peace.

  34. bob Says:


  35. farhan Says:

    it was shocked but it was true,,may god bless you..
    halle luuaaaa

  36. Maria Says:

    you made an awesome JOKER 😀

  37. gaby Says:

    you are now an angel.. I pray for u and all your family every night..

    Rest in peace.. Heath
    God bless you..

  38. Miranda Says:

    Wow, its hard to thing your not here anymore. And to thing that you will no longer be in any more movies. i have to say, you are by far the best actor, in my opinion. You have such a charisma about yourself, that allows your audience to know you, and your personality. Rest in peace Heath! And know you are definately missed

  39. suzycreamcheese Says:

    Never before or since in all my life.

  40. Lea Marie Says:

    We miss you dearly Heathy,
    You were one of the best actors ever,
    Best wishes to Michelle and Matilda, and also to your sisters and your mom and dad,

  41. Jessi Says:

    You are one of the most treasured persons/actors I have had the ability to watch grow through movies and television…a true inspiration to those who are new to acting and even those who have been around awhile, there will not be anyone as uniquely talented or fun to watch or learn from…a proficient and gifted guy in all things he set out to accomplish…A true legend…Your movies only gave a us a piece of the real person you are…Mesmerized us by your charisma as is portrayed in each character you brought to life and in a way let us into your personal space of the man you truly are…In a way we all lost a dear friend in our lives…Your parents, sisters, Matilda and Michelle lost a beautiful soul when you left…You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers forever…We miss and love you…R.I.P. Heath

  42. Mav Says:

    He had a lot more to give. Such a shame, Condolences to his family.

  43. Victoria Says:

    Greatly missed.Looking at your daughter you will always be here.Matilda’s special angel.God speed.

  44. SARAH Says:


  45. Savannah Says:

    I loved you in The Patriot, Dark KNight and another movie I can’t remeber the name of

    Rest In Peace!

  46. clark Says:

    rest in peace… prince. love you :(

  47. Joshua Says:

    My fav actor of all time. The Four Feathers was the best movie ever.

  48. Caitlin Says:

    RIP Heath you were an excellent actor

  49. Christine Reside Says:

    Sleep tight, saddly missed !!!!!

  50. maggie Says:

    Lost a great actor, when we lost you

  51. Elizabeth Says:

    Dear Heath,
    You are the most amazing person in the whole wide world. You will always put a smile on peoples faces. You will always live on forever! We love you most dearly. Rest in peace.

  52. Tuva Says:

    You are still my favorite actor, you were so talented. You inspired many people and the world was shocked when you passed away. Rest In Peace Heath Ledger, my thoughts go to your family and friends but also all of your fans, like me, who will always remember you!

  53. marini bestarie Says:

    i never thought that u will died so soon…
    i love ur great movie “Ten Things I Hate About You”…that was an awesome romantic film i ever seen… U leave a ur sweet daughter, but i knew it better, that ur daughter will reminds u as her superhero’ dad.. RIP, Heath

  54. yanique benjamin Says:

    he is the best actor of all times and he was my role model and i love him,i hope any where he is at he no that he still have people love him and he still live on in them like me.

  55. dlc Says:

    silent strength, gentle quiet soul,
    though the voice is silent, the spirit echoes still.

  56. Elizabeth Breeding Says:

    wow how i love you in ten things i hate about you. you was so amazing i will always miss you. R.I.P

  57. Emma Says:

    Sad fucking idiots, you never knew him! + why is it you would cross street if you see a smack head in the street,shooting up,but you hero worship fuck ups like Heath ledger,river Phoenix , who if they were alive today they would b on a where are they now list. You just sad idiots that write to the dead, where as I stumbled on to this page by accident , felt I had to annoy you idiots n then fucking leave you to argue amongst yourselfs” who can defend Heath the best, means they love Heath the most”-Wankers

  58. Selina Womack Says:

    i miss you so much

  59. haider ali Says:

    sadely missed

  60. haider ali Says:

    ithink he be missed

  61. Tammy Says:

    What waste to have lost such an Awesome Actor.Every movie he was in I knew I would impressed.R.I.P

  62. Kelly V Says:

    I have no doubt that your death was an accident. I think you were working hard and doctors tried to treat you with pills that did you no help. It is a travesty to you and your family. I can only hope that you are at peace and rest in heaven. I pray for you and your family, especially little Matilda, may you all have peace and may you be remembered as a hard working, talented, and loving father forever. Rest in peace and god bless.

  63. Amy George Says:

    Loved this guy

  64. Nigel Harper Says:

    The world should have looked after him. RIP
    Thanks for the good times

  65. wshiar Says:

    You were and always will be the most amazing actor of your time. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. You will be greatly missed, and your movies will be forever a memorial in rememberance of a great soul.

  66. wshiar Says:


  67. Cathrine Says:

    R.I.P Heath.
    Best actor, ever.! 😉 :)

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