Celebrities Who Died Early

Friday, Jan 1, 2021, 8:45 pm
By:Mike Litzler

#5 Heath Ledger 1979-2008

Heath Ledger started his career with the Teen comedy 10 Things I hate about you. After that Ledger had forgettable roles until he was cast as a gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain. After the success of the film Ledger followed it with the role that would define his short career. He played the Joker in Christopher Nolan's' The Dark Knight. Ledger took a more maniacal approach to the role that Jack Nicholson made famous. Ledger would die in 2008 from an accidental overdoes of prescription drugs.

Heath Ledger 1979-2008-Celebrities Who Died Early