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Heath Ledger Died

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...

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.

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.

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. ...

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 MSNBC.com and regularly appears on air, has made the tackiest statement o...

Heath Ledger And The Poem To Remember Him By

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

In the midst of the flurry of publicity--mostly distasteful--surrounding Heath Ledger's death, a humble but fitting poem reentered the national consci...

Heath Ledger Replaced By Three Stars On Last Film

AICN, Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The news first broke Friday on insider-y webiste aintitcoolnews.com and today Variety reported on their scoop. Heath Ledger's role in Terry Gilliam's ...

Ledger Gets Final Send-Off in Perth

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PERTH, Australia — Heath Ledger's family, his former fiance Michelle Williams and Australia's entertainment elite bade him farewell at a private...

Michelle Williams Breaks Her Silence About Ledger: "My Heart Is Broken"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michelle Williams released her first statement since the death of former fiancee Heath Ledger. The pair have a two-year-old daughter Matlida Rose. "P...

Heath Ledger's Family Returns To Perth For Burial

AP | Min Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Heath Ledger's family arrived back in Australia on Tuesday on the final leg of the Oscar-nominated star's long journey home following his premature de...

Celebs Rally To Pull Heath Ledger Drug Video

AP | David Bauder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was a striking example of Hollywood protecting its own: After an aggressive lobby from powerful film industry figures, "Entertainment Tonight" dec...

'Batman' Director Remembers His Joker: 'Heath Was Bursting With Creativity'

Newsweek | Christopher Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Best known for his haunting, Oscar-nominated performance as Ennis Del Mar, one of the gay cowboys in 2005 ' s "Brokeback Mountain," Ledger was a mas...

Fox Host John Gibson Mocks Heath Ledger's Death

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: John Gibson has "apologized" for his distasteful comments on Heath Ledger's death. Though he first defended his statements on his radio show ...

Heath Ledger Refused Rehab In 2006

Us | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Heath Ledger's battle with alcohol and drugs was so harmful to his relationship with Michelle Williams that she tried to get him to enter rehab, Us We...

Keith Ledger: Heath Ledger's Death Teaches A Lesson In Google

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When news broke Tuesday afternoon that Oscar-nominated actor Heath Ledger passed away, news outlets scrambled to cover his death. Meanwhile, tens of t...

Heath Ledger Mourned In Private Los Angeles Memorial

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Heath Ledger was mourned in a private memorial Saturday in Los Angeles attended by family, friends and former girlfriends. He was found dead in New Yo...

Bush Cancels Event After Heath Ledger's Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The death of Heath Ledger prompted the White House to postpone President Bush's event Wednesday promoting an ad campaign aimed at p...

Heath Ledger's Final Movie To Continue Without Him

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Director Terry Gilliam is feverishly working to figure out how to keep Heath Ledger alive on film, according to one of the late actor's costars in The...

Heath Ledger's Last Costar, Christopher Plummer, Reflects

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Early on Sunday, Jan. 20, Plummer boarded a plane back to New York and went on to his Connecticut home. Ledger took a different London-to-New-York fli...

Mary-Kate Olsen: Heath Was A Friend... Funeral Home Barricaded

AP | Tom Hays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Update: Ledger's body has been moved from a New York funeral home to an airport and is enroute to Los Angeles, and then probably Perth, for private me...

Confirmed: People Only Celeb Weekly To Have Heath Ledger Cover

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As surmised in my earlier post, People magazine will be the only celebrity weekly to have a cover featuring actor Heath Ledger, whose death was disco...

Heath Ledger Dead: Overheard On TMZ's Live Stream From The Body Removal Scene

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ set up a camera streaming live video and audio outside 421 Broome Street in New York, where Heath Ledger was found dead earlier today. As reporte...

Heath Ledger: News — Or Whatever They Had — On A Deadline

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Heath Ledger's tragic death was the day's big story — and traditional media outlets could only run to catch up with the Internet.

Page Six Reports: Heath Ledger Dead...And Available!

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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CNN Airs Brokeback Musical Tribute To Heath Ledger

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Larry King Live" started out the show with a half hour on Heath Ledger's death. Larry aired "bumps" into his commercial breaks of video clips set to ...