Heath Ledger is dead due to what appears to be drug overdose.
Ledger essayed the role of “Ennis del Mar” in Brokeback Mountain.
According to Yahoo news:
NEW YORK –, the talented 28-year-old actor who gravitated toward dark, brooding roles that defied his leading-man looks, was found dead Tuesday in a Manhattan apartment, facedown at the foot of his bed with prescription sleeping pills nearby, police said.
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