Heath Ledger Dead At 28

Actor Heath Ledger, star of the upcoming “Batman: The Dark Night”, was found dead in a New York home this evening.

The 28-year-old actor has a two year old daughter with former fiancee Michelle Williams — they separated in September, 2007. He plays The Joker in the upcoming Batman film, “The Dark Knight.”

According to NYPD a masseuse arrived at Ledger’s apartment and was let in by a housekeeper. When Ledger didn’t answer his bedroom door, the housekeeper and the masseuse opened it and found him unconscious. They attempted to wake him; when they couldn’t, they called 911.

We’re told when paramedics responded, the actor was in full cardiac arrest. They attempted to perform CPR on him, but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

-TMZ

More info: According to local news station WNBC, Ledger was found with pills strewn all around him.

He was a good actor and he will be missed.

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