BREAKING NEWS: Actor Heath Ledger found dead

By: Natalie Greathouse
By: Natalie Greathouse

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead at his downtown Manhattan residence.

TMZ is reporting that Ledger was found in his apartment by his housekeeper earlier this afternoon.

The website is also reporting, prescription pills were found near his body.

The 28-year-old Ledger has been in a number of high profile relationships.

The most recent, with Michelle Williams, who with he has a two year old daughter.

They separated in September, 2007.

Ledger plays The Joker in the upcoming Batman film, "The Dark Knight."

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  • by Tricia Location: Knoxville on Jan 22, 2008 at 07:50 PM
    I am sad to hear yet another casualty in the famous person doing drugs. I hope that this provides some education for the younger stars that drugs aren't the answer and to stay away from them. You will be missed Heath. I am sad that your daughter didn't get to know you, and will have to deal with the loss of you being a father to her.
  • by Cathy Location: Maynardville on Jan 22, 2008 at 06:59 PM
    This is very sad.....He was in one of my favorite movies. "10 Things I Hate About You"


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