Heathcliff Andrew Ledger
(April 4, 1979 – January 22, 2008) was an Academy Award-nominated Australian actor. After appearing in television roles during the 1990s, Ledger developed a Hollywood career. He starred in both critical and financial successes, including The Patriot, Monster’s Ball and Brokeback Mountain, and completed the role of The Joker in the forthcoming The Dark Knight. Ledger was found dead in a New York City apartment in the SoHo neighborhood on January 22, 2008.
I can’t even stomach the word “was” to describe him. Things will defiantly not be the same now. So sad.
We love you, Heath. You will truly be missed.