NYPD officers removed Heath's body from a SoHo apartment building Tuesday evening. The preliminary autopsy results are inconclusive.
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One of the last photos of Ledger, taken on the set of Terry Gilliam's 2009 fantasy flick about a traveling theater group, Satan and a magic mirror.
As the villainous Joker, Heath's character is scheduled to face off against Christian Bale's Batman this summer. No word on how this might affect the movie, which is said to be in postproduction.
As Robbie Clark, Heath is one of six actors playing Bob Dylan doppelgängers in a biopic of the legendary singer.
In this deeply metaphorical romance, Ledger's a poet who, along with Abbie Cornish, explores love, sex and, especially, heroin.
With his role as heartbroken cowboy Ennis Del Mar, Ledger cemented his place as a household name.
In this ensemble flick, Ledger plays an elder statesman of the early Venice, California, skate scene, mentoring punks like Emile Hirsch.
In a leap forward for Ledger's acting career, he brings plenty of pain to the death-row drama, with Billy Bob Thornton and Sean Combs.
Heath first registered on the pop-culture radar opposite Julia Stiles in this high school take on Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, which featured this iconic scene in which his character, Patrick, sings "Can't Take My Eyes off You" to hers, Kat.
The Aussie actor relocated to the States to chase the Hollywood dream in the late '90s, first coming to the attention of American audiences as a teen heartthrob in 10 Things I Hate About You.