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Ledger Family's Moving Newspaper Tributes To Tragic Star

HEATH LEDGER's family have paid tribute to the tragic actor in moving messages printed in a local Australian newspaper. The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday afternoon...

Ledger's Family Fly In For Funeral Service

Members of HEATH LEDGER's family are expected to join the actor's ex-fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS and their daughter MATILDA in New York on Friday (25Jan08) for a funeral service. The Brokeback Mountain star's body was released...

Bale: 'Ledger's Joker Will Shock You'

HEATH LEDGER's THE DARK KNIGHT co-star CHRISTIAN BALE insists the late star has one final shock in store for fans when he appears as comic book villain THE JOKER in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel. In...

Ledger: 'I've Never Been Addicted To Drugs'

Tragic movie star HEATH LEDGER found it hard to play a junkie in 2005 CANDY, because he had never been addicted to anything stronger than tobacco. Speaking in a November 2006 interview, little more than...

Tearful Day-lewis Pays Tribute To Ledger

Oscar-winning actor DANIEL DAY-LEWIS broke down in tears as he paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER during an appearance on OPRAH WINFREY's talk show on Thursday (24Jan08). Day-Lewis broke off a chat to promote his new...

Ledger To Be Honoured By L.a. Memorial

HEATH LEDGER's family and Hollywood friends will honour the tragic actor at a memorial service in Los Angeles this weekend (26-27Jan08). According to New York police sources, Ledger's father Kim will jet to California with...

Gay Activists Blast Radio Host Who Mocked Ledger's Death

A U.S. radio host who mocked HEATH LEDGER's death live on air a few hours after his passing has been slammed by gay activists. During his Tuesday (22Jan08) show, Fox News Radio presenter Jon Gibson...

Five Drugs Found At Ledger Death Scene

A cocktail of five prescription drugs were found at HEATH LEDGER's New York apartment following the 28-year-old actor's death on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to new reports. NYPD sources tell TMZ.com that pill bottles containing the...

Five Drugs Found At Ledger Death Scene

A cocktail of five prescription drugs were found at HEATH LEDGER's New York apartment following the 28-year-old actor's death on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to new reports. NYPD sources tell TMZ.com that pill bottles containing the...

People Only Mag With Ledger On Cover

People magazine was the only entertainment-related magazine able to put Heath Ledger on its cover this week, since all of its rivals had already gone to press following his death. As a result, the magazine...

Travolta: 'I Was Ledger's Idol'

JOHN TRAVOLTA has explained his outpouring of grief for HEATH LEDGER, who he only briefly met - the young actor was the GREASE star's leading inspiration. While many stars have offered brief tributes to the...

Ledger's Masseuse Called Olsen In Panic

The woman who first discovered HEATH LEDGER's lifeless body called actress MARY-KATE OLSEN in a panic before calling the emergency services, it has been revealed. Masseuse Diane Lee Wolozin arrived at Ledger's New York apartment...

Production On Ledger's Final Movie Halted

Filming on the set of HEATH LEDGER's final film THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS has been abandoned following the death of the actor. Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday afternoon...

Nicholson's Near-death Experience With Ambien

JACK NICHOLSON once narrowly escaped death while taking the same sleeping pills reportedly prescribed to tragic actor HEATH LEDGER. The Shining star, 70, admits he tried the sleeping aid Ambien on one occasion several years...

Kapur: 'Ledger Wanted Me To Wake Him Up'

HEATH LEDGER made director pal SHEKHAR KAPUR promise to wake him up just hours before he is believed to have taken a fatal drug overdose. Ledger, 28, was found dead in his New York apartment...

Ledger's Drug Binges With Campbell

HEATH LEDGER enjoyed indulging in cocaine and ecstasy binges with NAOMI CAMPBELL in his early days as a Hollywood star, according to the supermodel's former assistant. Rebecca White worked for the British catwalk star for...

Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

An initial autopsy on the body of actor Heath Ledger has returned a inconclusive verdict.The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan, New York, at around 15:30...

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Williams: 'Australian Media Destroyed Ledger'

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS opened up about her fears for her ex-fiance HEATH LEDGER in a recent interview that now seems oddly prophetic following the actor's death. Speaking to website MovieHole.net last year (07), just before...

Williams' Father Pays Tribute To `Beautiful Flame' Ledger

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father LARRY has used poetry to describe his feelings following the death of his daughter's tragic ex HEATH LEDGER. Williams rushed to New York from Sweden, where she's shooting a new movie,...

Model Ward: `Ledger Was Clean'

HEATH LEDGER started 2008 committed to sobriety after a wild end to 2007, according to the sister of his model girlfriend GEMMA WARD. Australian stunner Sophie Ward reveals she spent Christmas (07) with the actor...

Clues To Ledger's Mental State In Video + Final Interview

An eerie video featuring HEATH LEDGER "drowning" himself is offering a few clues into the actor's mental state. The black and white film, which Ledger shot and screened at the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle, Washington...

Bush Postpones Drug Campaign

U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH has postponed a campaign against prescription drug abuse, following the death of actor HEATH LEDGER. Bush was scheduled to launch an ad campaign at the White House on Wednesday (23Jan08)...

Aussie Stars Pay Tribute To Ledger

Fellow Australians CATE BLANCHETT and GEOFFREY RUSH have paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER after learning of his death at the age of 28. Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday (22Jan08)...

Nicholson Predicted Trouble For Ledger

JACK NICHOLSON has hinted he warned tragic HEATH LEDGER against taking on the role of THE JOKER in the new BATMAN film. Ledger, 28 - who was declared dead at 3.30pm at his Manhattan apartment...

Ledger Death Poses Problems For Warner Bros.

The death of Heath Ledger on Tuesday is likely to pose a considerable marketing problem for Warner Bros., which is due to release the Batman movie The Dark Night on July 18, in which Ledger...

Gay Hate Group To Picket Ledger's Funeral

A U.S. gay hate group has sparked outrage with plans to picket the funeral of tragic actor HEATH LEDGER. The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas - run by Reverend Fred Phelps - has posted...

Supermodel Christensen Was 'On The Way' To Visit Ledger When He Died

HEATH LEDGER's supermodel ex-girlfriend HELENA CHRISTENSEN was on her way to visit the star when she discovered he had died. Christensen had stayed close to the Brokeback Mountain star following their brief fling last September...

Williams Family 'Heartbroken' By Ledger's Death

MICHELLE WILLIAMS and her family have been left heartbroken by the death of HEATH LEDGER, her father reveals. Larry Williams insists Ledger remained close to his family following the two actors' split last year -...

Ledger Autopsy 'Inconclusive'

LATEST: An autopsy on the body of tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has failed to reveal how the star died. The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found dead in the bedroom of his New York apartment...

Ledger's Representative Brands Death 'An Accident'

HEATH LEDGER's publicist has spoken out about the tragic actor's death, branding his passing a "shocking accident". The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found lying face down and naked on his bed in his New...

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