Ledger’s death is a shock to Hollywood, fans
The body of the 28-year-old Oscar-nominated actor is discovered in his New York apartment. A cause of death has not been determined, officials say.
By Geoff Boucher, Matea Gold and Paul Lieberman
Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
January 23, 2008
NEW YORK — The death of 28-year-old Heath Ledger, hailed as one of the great hopes among his generation of actors, was a brutal shock for Hollywood on Tuesday and grimly ended any hope that the day would be a simple celebration of this year’s Oscar nominations. (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)