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Heath Ledger Dies

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 ...

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.

Final Close Ups on Faces Framed in Classic Films: Gone With the Wind, Casablanca

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Two actors from Gone With the Wind--Evelyn Keyes who played Suellen O'Hara and Fred Crane who played Stuart Tarleton one of Scarlett's many beaus passed away in 2008.

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'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...

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...

Daniel Day-Lewis Breaks Down Talking About Heath Ledger

Oprah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oprah aired an Oscar nominee special Thursday, including an interview with Daniel Day-Lewis. It seemed the interview was taped late Tuesday, hours aft...

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 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...

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 ...

'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...

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 Dad Imposter Got Tom Cruise On The Phone, Funeral Home Freebies

NY Post | JAMIE SCHRAM and DAN MANGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A twisted impostor pretending to be Heath Ledger's grieving dad cruelly duped superstar Tom Cruise into consoling him over the phone - and nearly got ...

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...

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...

Daniel Day-Lewis Dedicates SAG To Heath Ledger

YouTube | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Days after breaking down on Oprah talking about the death of Heath Ledger, Daniel Day-Lewis dedicated his win for best actor at the SAG awards to Ledg...

Heath Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

AP | Tom Hays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The AP reports early Wednesday: An autopsy on Heath Ledger was inconclusive, and more tests are needed, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday,...

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There are more new details in the death of Heath Ledger Tuesday afternoon at age 28. Meanwhile, Ledger's parents and sister have revealed their immens...

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 ...