Heath Ledger was a handsome, talented star hailing from Australia. From The Patriot to The Joker in the forthcoming The Dark Knight, this...

19 Celebrity Look-Alikes We Swear Have to Be Related Somehow

19 Celebrity Look-Alikes We Swear Have to Be Related Somehow

Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely deaths left voids in their unfinished projects.

While the Fast & Furious franchise opted to use Walker's real-life, non-acting brother to finish up, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay​ will go on with a computer-generated image of Plutarch Heavensbee in Hoffman's place. 

Heath Ledger Death: Five Years Ago Today...

Heath Ledger Death: Five Years Ago Today...

Five years ago today, Hollywood lost one of its most talented young actors, as Heath Ledger died at the age of 28 in Manhattan.

According to the official autopsy, Ledger passed away from "acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine." The death was ruled an accident.

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Dina Lohan Blames Lindsay's Downfall on Heath Ledger Dying

Dina Lohan Blames Lindsay's Downfall on Heath Ledger Dying

In the latest leaked phone tape involving the insane Lohan family, Lindsay's awful mom Dina says Lindsay was dating Heath Ledger when he died in January 2008.

His death devastated her, according to Dina. This was among the more explosive revelations in the leaked phone conversation between Dina and Michael Lohan.

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Heath Ledger Investigation Dropped By DEA

The investigation into Heath Ledger's death is officially case closed - the high-profile probe was closed abruptly without no charges being filed.

Mary-Kate Olsen had just been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury, but her attorney had been in negotiations with federal authorities since.

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Mark-Kate Olsen Stonewalls FBI's Heath Ledger Inquiries

Mark-Kate Olsen Stonewalls FBI's Heath Ledger Inquiries

Anorexic actress Mary-Kate Olsen has refused to be interviewed by the FBI, which is probing the accidental drug death of her close friend Heath Ledger unless she receives immunity from prosecution, reports say.

According to the New York Post, the actress' lawyer has repeatedly rebuffed attempts by the feds to question Olsen - the first person called after her masseuse discovered Heath Ledger's lifeless body in his SoHo apartment.

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Shady Details of Heath Ledger Drug Video Emerge

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that two celebrity news photographers set up Heath Ledger, who died of a lethal combination of drugs this winter, at a 2006 SAG after party, plying him with cocaine, then secretly videotaping him.

In the suit, the plaintiff, Jane Doe (a pseudonym), who was working as a freelance reporter for People magazine at the time, and recounts events that she says took place at the Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles.

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Combination of Drugs Proved Lethal For Heath Ledger

The N.Y. Medical Examiner's report on the cause of Heath Ledger's death has been released. No medications were taken in excess, but a combination of the prescribed drugs Heath was taking appears to have resulted in his tragic death.

Officially, the 28-year-old Australian "died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine," according to the examiner's autopsy findings.

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Michelle Williams Speaks on Death of Heath Ledger

Michelle Williams Speaks on Death of Heath Ledger

Michelle Williams has spoken out publicly for the first time since her ex-fiance, Heath Ledger, tragically passed away in his apartment January 22.

Williams and Ledger co-starred in Brokeback Mountain (2005), which is how they met. They have a daughter named Matilda Rose. The entire industry is mourning Ledger, but Michelle is taking Heath's (still unexplained) death hardest of all.

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Heath Ledger Drug Tape Sparks Controversy

A tape of Heath Ledger allegedly at a drug binge party at a Hollywood hotel has surfaced on the Internet and is causing controversy.

The footage is believed to have been shot two years ago at L.A. celebrity hangout Chateau Marmont at a January 29, 2006 party following the Screen Actors Guild awards. Ledger had been nominated for Brokeback Mountain.

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Were Heath Ledger, Mary-Kate Olsen Dating?

Diana Wolozin, the masseuse who discovered Heath Ledger when the actor was found dead Tuesday, spent nine minutes making three phone calls to Mary-Kate Olsen before she called 911, the Associated Press reports.

She called Mary-Kate Olsen a fourth time after paramedics arrived.

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Fox News' John Gibson Mocks Death of Heath Ledger

Fox News' John Gibson recently commented on Heath Ledger's death - making remarks so tasteless and inappropriate, they must be heard to be believed.

On his radio show, which opened with funeral music, John Gibson called Heath Ledger a "weirdo" with a "serious drug problem."

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Pills, Not Illegal Drugs, Found in Heath Ledger's Apartment

NYPD sources in the Heath Ledger investigation now say a $20 bill was indeed found rolled up near the late actor's body, but previous accounts saying the note had any powdered substance on it are erroneous.

An earlier WCBS report said the manner in which the bill was rolled made authorities "suspicious," and that it was being tested at the police lab as a result.

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Heath Ledger Biography

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