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'American Beauty' Star Talks Drug Use And Heath Ledger's Death

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment

Wes Bentley, best known for his role as Ricky Fitts in 1999's "American Beauty," opened up about his history of drug use and his close bond ...

Remember When Heath Ledger Dated Her?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.04.2013 | Style

Australian actor Heath Ledger was slated to become one of the greatest performers of his time. With standout performances in "Brokeback Mountain" and ...

Heath Ledger Would Have Been 34 Today

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

Heath Ledger, who tragically died of an accidental prescription drug overdose on Jan. 22, 2008, would have turned 34 today. The Oscar-winning actor...

Heath Ledger Five Years Later ...

Posted 01.22.2013 | Celebrity

It's hard to believe that Heath Ledger died five years ago today, at age 28, having overdosed accidentally on a cocktail of prescription drugs in his ...

Heath Ledger's Parents Speak Out

Posted 01.15.2013 | Celebrity

It's hard to believe it's been almost five years since actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment. He was only 28. While the world wi...

The Biggest Scandals Of The Past Decade (BRACKET)

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.19.2012 | Celebrity

Click over to our final round of voting! Don't kid yourself -- you check out celebrity news to reassure yourself that no matter how many times you...

Will 'The Dark Knight Rises' Reference The Joker?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

"The Dark Knight Rises" takes place eight years after the events of "The Dark Knight," and that time lapse allowed Christopher Nolan to deal with one ...

Heath Ledger Exhibit Planned At WA Museum In Australia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An exhibition about the life of Heath Ledger, with displays including the diary he kept while developing his Oscar-winning character The Joker in the ...

PHOTO: Michelle Williams: 'I'm Not Trying To Fill' Absence Of Heath Ledger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michelle Williams opened up about the loss of ex fiance Heath Ledger, and trying to date again in its wake, in the cover story for this month's Marie ...

Heath Ledger's Old Apartment Turned Into $5 million Condo | SARAH KERSHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LIKE so many buildings in New York City, 419-421 Broome Street has lived many lives since it was built in 1873. One of those lives included the actor ...

Brittany Murphy and the Hollywood Fishbowl

Ruth Fowler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Fowler

If I ever started abusing substances again it will be because I have an irresistible and distorted urge to enjoy illicit substances 'recreationally,' 'without harm.' The sad thing is River, Heath, DJ AM and Brittany probably thought the same.

Heath Ledger-Directed Video Hits The Internet (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

**AP text, scroll down for video** SYDNEY - An Australian rapper who was a boyhood friend of Heath Ledger has released a music video the star directe...

What if Heath Ledger Lost?

Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Abramson

If for some reason any of the other actors win Best-Supporting Actor, they'll be viewed as that A-hole who deprived Heath of the posthumous honor.

Heath Ledger's Apartment Still Empty

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The SoHo apartment where Heath Ledger took his last breath is sealed like a virtual mausoleum by a building owner who, even a year after "The Dark Kni...

One Year Later: Heath Ledger's Tragic Overdose Death Reminds Us More Must Be Done

Isaac Skelton and Meghan Ralston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isaac Skelton and Meghan Ralston

Drug overdose now ranks as a leading cause of preventable death, second only to motor-vehicle accidents. Accidental overdoses killed more Americans last year than did firearms.

Why You Can't Admit You Hated The Dark Knight

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Redmond Satran

Is Maggie Gyllenhaal supposed to be the character that Katie Holmes was in the last movie? If Batman's so powerful, doesn't he notice she's a different person? And why, whenever I hear Heath Ledger's voice, do I think of Carol Burnett?

Heath Ledger's Tragic Overdose Death And What Can be Done To Prevent Others

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Newman

There is nothing we can do to bring back the life of Heath Ledger. But we can learn from the tragedy and pass compassionate and sensible legislation to save thousands of others like him.

Girls Hating Girls

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vanessa Richmond

While a story about a drug-addicted man is likely to focus on or even celebrate his expected return, coverage of female celebs is more likely to focus on her (self-inflicted) demise and act as "cautionary tales."

Heath Ledger Honored By Hometown

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PERTH, Australia — The Australian hometown of the late actor Heath Ledger named a theater in his honor Tuesday for his commitment to acting. Th...

Cutting The Celebrity Gossip Chord

Rachel Mosteller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Mosteller

Consider it the "where were you when JFK was shot" of a new generation. I know I can tell you exactly where I was when I found out Heath Ledger died. ...

Heath Ledger Honored In "Dark Knight" Credits, Sparks Oscar Talk

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Heath Ledger is getting a fond tribute from his collaborators on "The Dark Knight." The end credits of the "Batman Begins" sequel incl...

Courtney Hazlett, MSNBC Gossip Reporter, On Heath Ledger Death: "A Dress Rehearsal For This With Owen Wilson"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea and Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MSNBC's gossip reporter, Courtney Hazlett, who writes "The Scoop" column for and regularly appears on air, has made the tackiest statement o...

Heath Ledger May Have Love Child, Australian Paper Reports

Daily Telegraph | Gemma Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

HEATH Ledger's family believe the late actor may have fathered a secret love child. Ledger was a 17-year-old schoolboy when he had an affair with an ...

Ledger's Passing Stokes Joker Mania

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Heath Ledger's frenzied reinvention of the Joker had fans and colleagues buzzing. His dreadful clown face was seen online by milli...

MIchelle Williams And Others Break Silence Over Heath Ledger

Interview Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

People and Us Weekly both have excerpts of an April Interview magazine piece on Heath Ledger. In it, ex-fiancee Michelle Williams breaks her silence f...