Heath Ledger Overview

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Born: April 04, 1979

Date of Death: January 22, 2008 There's no doubt about it. Heath Ledger left this world much too early. Just as his career was flourishing, the actor took an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and died at home in his Manhattan apartment on January 22, 2008. Born in Perth, Australia, Ledger was already a television star in Australia prior to his American film debut. Playing the role of a Celtic prince in the series Roar, Ledger earned legions of young, female Aussie fans who... See All


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