Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Heath Ledger Found Dead in SoHo At Age 28

Another young actor lost way too early. Heath Ledger was found dead earlier today at the age of 28 in a New York City apartment in SoHo. Some reports indicated he was found with sleeping pills at his bedside and others suggest suicide, although the latest reports suggest he was suffering from pneumonia. I'm going to wait on the toxicology and pathology reports. The NYC Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy tomorrow.

My thoughts go out to his family and friends, who apparently found out about his death from media reports.

He's most famous role to date was in Brokeback Mountain, which won him tremendous acclaim. However, his last role is one that had him take the iconic Joker to places never before seen in the Batman sequel The Dark Knight:

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