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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

SHOCKING NEWS: Heath Ledger Dies

1979 - 2008
The New York Times (Online Edition) - The actor Heath Ledger was found dead this afternoon in an apartment in Manhattan inhabited by the actress Mary-Kate Olsen, according to the New York City police. Signs pointed to a suicide, police sources said. Mr. Ledger was 28.

At 3:31 p.m., a masseuse arrived at Apartment 5A in the building, at 421 Broome Street in SoHo, for an appointment with Mr. Ledger, the police said. The masseuse was let in to the home by a housekeeper, who then knocked on the door of the bedroom Mr. Ledger was in. When no one answered, the housekeeper and the masseuse opened the bedroom and found Mr. Ledger naked and unconscious on a bed, with pills scattered around his body. They shook him, but he did not respond. They immediately called the authorities.

The police said they did not suspect foul play. Officials said they believed Ms. Olsen, 21, was in California and said it was not clear how long or why Mr. Ledger had been in her apartment.

Heath Ledger got an Oscar nomination and critics and movie addicts acclaim for his role in Brokeback Mountain. He also was one of many actors playing Bob Dylan in I'm Not There. He stars as The Joker in the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Night, and look very interesting his performance.

Check note news IMDB, also on this site check his biography.

Update news at TMZ

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