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Heath Ledger[edit]

What a waste of an exceptionally talented actor. How sad. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 90.241.43.206 (talk) 22:39, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

THIS GUY HAD SO MUCH POTENTIAL[edit]

A LOT OF PEOPLE AGREE THAT HE WAS GOING TO STAR IN ONE OF HIS BEST ROLES EVER AS TEH JOKER AND THAT HE COULD HAVE DONE A LOT MORE.

HE WILL BE MISSED.

RIP

Not surprised, considering he was found in the apartment of one of the Olsen druggie sluts.

sleeping pills were found by a firefighter near his bedside. POSSIBLE overdose (CNN).


IT HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED THAT HE WAS FOUND BY MARY-KATE OLSEN!!

I THINK TAHT ITS FAKE AND TAHT OUR GOVERNMENT MADE IT UP.

I would have never guessed something like this would happen to him

RIP Heath Ledger April 4 1979-January 22 2008

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I LOVED 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOUU

All I can say is what a shame. If drugs were involved that is a pure waste of a life. May God Bless his little girl and help her to grow up strong and wise.

this comment has been deleted, coz its just not right. how disrespectful can you be ?

discusting[edit]

Whoah, you're crazy, no one knows yet —Preceding unsigned comment added by 121.44.214.133 (talk) 12:42, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Press Coverage[edit]

Press hasn't treated this tragedy with any respect... seemed more concerned with the weather. He will be missed.

What is Hollywood turning into?[edit]

Talented artists are dying and drug and alcohol use is now seen as a part of it. This is really sad. Something has to be done, Look at Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse, Who knows whose next. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.13.80.152 (talk) 22:58, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Ah, that crazy Joker[edit]

He sure pulled a fast one on all his fans, dying like that, eh? -161.88.255.240 23:02, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Why would Heath waste his life away. He had everything. Looks, money, the gals. EVERYTHING. It's a sad day for aussies today.

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What a pity![edit]

This is a sad way to go... was it really an overdoes? I would hope there would be a full report... was he depressed? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 216.183.85.18 (talk) 23:08, 22 January 2008 (UTC)



== WHY, WHY, WHY == its not funny that people make sick jokes about dead people. It's sick. Heath Ledger was rad. In two hands, all of them. He was awsome. But what about his daughter? As an aussie, its so sad that hollywood is turning all the rad aussie actors into boozed up- drugged out "something-or-others" its an absolute disgrace.

Heath Ledger Passes Away[edit]

At least he finished batman. Poor guy. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.18.65.129 (talk) 23:18, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

RIP. Looked like an angel in life, now is with the angels. Rest in peace beautiful. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.178.246.217 (talk) 23:24, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Oaft... rest in peace, and all that jazz[edit]

This has actually hit me pretty hard... I had no idea how much I was relying on his future career as a point of entertainment in my life... well, I just wanted to pay my respects in the only way I know how: the Internet. Dark Knight is gonna hold a whole new significance for me now, hope the film stands up to that, as a proper memorial or something.

Rest easy, man.


—Stupu

How very sad... such a brilliant young talent. Iamvered 23:43, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

What a selfish bastard. He had everything going for him and most importantly he had a beautiful daughter. What a waste! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.44.134.105 (talk) 23:44, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Yeah he's a selfish bastard, because he died on purpose. you fucking idiot

Publicity stunt[edit]

Batman is going to break box office records now! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.153.147.50 (talk) 00:15, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

This is BULL! There is NO WAY that HEath is dead. its not possible. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.95.101.6 (talk) 00:23, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

I don't want to believe it either. This is awful. I wish there was some way that it was all a massive joke or he could somehow revive. I'm definitely in the denial/bargaining phase. This is fucking terrible. (Pardon my language, wikifolk..) Melloasjello —Preceding comment was added at 00:34, 23 January 2008 (UTC)


And to all these assholes insulting the man, piss off. It may be suicide, yes, but it could just as likely be an accidental overdose, especially considering his recent interview where he noted he was having trouble sleeping after completing his role as the Joker. He said that even with two ambien he could only get an hour sleep. It could be he accidentally took too many. And if it was a suicide, that doesn't make it any less tragic and that doesn't make him a "selfish bastard". He could've been suffering from depression and been unable to deal with it or think straight. If that's the case, its a shame he didn't get help in time. He was a talented man and he will be missed. I hope his poor family and friends get through this. RIP, Mr. Ledger. Melloasjello

horrible

I cant believe this im schocked. Can I wake up tomorrow and he will be alive? This can not be true.......... but still I dont believe that he died from drugs no. He will always be alive. R.I.P Heath

Angels will be happy now!!!!!!!!!!!1

Wow i would kill kill myself too if i starred i Brokeback mountain. Poor guy —Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.88.215.168 (talk) 01:01, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

I think Brokeback Mountain is a pretty cool guy. He battles batman and doesn't afraid of anything. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 152.78.254.81 (talk) 01:23, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

If he was going to kill himself, he should have done so before they finished filming him as the Joker[edit]

Come on Hollywood, we need Manic-Depressive actors like Jim Carrey to reprise their roles as characters like the Joker.

20 bucks says he sucks in the role

Overdose?[edit]

The police say that there could be a == POSSIBLE == over dose. They never completley said it was an overdose. Even though it could very well be the police wasnt exactly sure that it infact was an over dose. So you cannot say it was infact an overdose.

For all of you loser who disliked or hated him or said that he should have killed himself after..so and so you can all die. For another reasnon they NEVER said that he killed himself, or that it was a suicide. They said it was POSSIBLE that it was a suicide so get ALL of your facts straight poparatzi before you go leaving your comments about the unknown you so called "CLAIM" to know.

At the end of the batman movie they should dedicate the movie to him. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.115.26.242 (talk) 01:52, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

why[edit]

what could of he done —Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.162.17.113 (talk) 02:29, 23 January 2008 (UTC)


Pills[edit]

There are rumors that he was surrounded by pills when his body was found, but this is just a rumor. The policeman who held the press conference informing the press about the incident stated that pills were not found all around him, but the police did find pills in the apartment. - Gatty790 02:57, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Tragic[edit]

This is so sad —Preceding unsigned comment added by 142.177.99.156 (talk) 03:21, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

I was a great fan of this great talent![edit]

I was shocked! His death would have shocked me at any age. He was a great actor. Many people saw him as a great future talent but to me he was already a great talent. I was moved by his performace in Brokeback Mountain. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.88.135.35 (talk) 04:46, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

<3[edit]

he did not kill himself he just simply had a over dose its sad and he will be very much missed by family, friends and fans —Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.87.119.9 (talk) 07:12, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Such a shame. I feel for his daughter. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.97.224.223 (talk) 08:03, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Too bad[edit]

He was a promising actor, I feel sorry for his loss —Preceding unsigned comment added by 62.244.248.74 (talk) 08:57, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Inacuracys[edit]

Heath was found at the foot of his bed, naked and face down, he was not found "surrounded by pills" they were on a night table, he had had trouble sleeping after the filming of a sequal to batman returns.


source: http://www.theage.com.au/news/people/police-confirm-sleeping-pills-near-bed/2008/01/23/1201024937306.html —Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.207.214.5 (talk) 09:16, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

I THINK EVERY ONE SHOULD STOP SAYING HE COMMITTED SUICIDE NO ONE KNOWS WE WONT KNOW TILL TOMORROW I DONT THINK HE DID BUT WE JUST HAVE TO WAIT TILL TOMORROW —Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.111.109.208 (talk) 10:06, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

HE WILL BE MISSED he was a great actor who had lots of patentail —Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.111.109.208 (talk) 10:09, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

WILL BE MISSED[edit]

It's a sad day for the Australian film industry today,heath ledger will be sadly missed he was a fantastic actor and person. I still can't believe that he is really dead it's like a horrible nightmare. I wish people would stop saying he committed suicide because I believe in my heart of hearts that he didn't and that it was a accident that we all wish didn't happen, he loved his family to much to leave them behind, SO I'M TELLING EVERYONE IT WAS ONLY A ACCIDENT A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT WHERE I THINK HE ACCIDENTLY TOOK THE WRONG MEDICINE OR TO MUCH IT WAS JUST A ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE HE DIDN'T DO IT ON PURPOSE AT ALL. I think now the media have to let the family and friends of heath ledger have time to grieve and they should just back away for awhile. HEATH YOU WILL BE SADLY MISSED, YOU WERE A GREAT ACTOR AND PERSON I THOUGHT YOU WERE THE BEST, I AM TERRIBLE SAD. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.111.109.208 (talk) 10:26, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

how sad is that. And poor little Matilda. **sob** —Preceding unsigned comment added by 210.84.8.11 (talk) 12:20, 23 January 2008 (UTC)


RIP[edit]

I was/am very very sad to hear this he was a great actor not just by appearance but in every way. I'll miss his deep voice asking his father to participate in the war (the patriot) nor will I ever forget Sir Ulrich on a horse (a knight's tale) and I always wanted to be the girl in 10 things I hate about you. We'll miss you heath. Deep respect and support to his family and friends.

—Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.176.241.0 (talk) 16:08, 23 January 2008 (UTC) 

R.I.P. Heath![edit]

many people are speculating whether this was suicide or an accident. personally, i think it was an accident. Not thst I knew him personally but Heath didn't seem like the type of man who would commit suicide.

He had just began to recooperate from his divource by finding himself a new girlfriend so there would be no need for him to do this. This prescribed drugs that he had overdosed on had been taken by many other Australians and had had the same effect. It wasn't suicide, it was a bad reaction to the drug, which, tragically, resulted in death for Heath.

I am one of his biggest fans and it doesn't seem to be sinking in that he is dead. I will always love him and miss him so much. I am devastated to know that there will no longer be any more films with him in apart from all the great ones he has previously released.

R.I.P. Heath Ledger! xxx

Heath Ledger[edit]

Heath Ledger was an aspiraring actor with a full career infront of him but he was more than that he was a loving family man who loved his daughter Matilda more than anything. It is most likly his death was accidential and not suicide. A message to the Ledger Family: Your son did many great things he won and oscar, he had a child whom he loved and he acted in many great films, evn if you sons life was cut short he did in those 28 years what many dream to accmplish and will never get the chance. Heath was blessed with a gift of a loving family, he had a smile that could light up a room, he had the gift to be himself in the world of hollywood, he didnt loose himself and he stayed true to his family, his fans and mostly to himself. Heath also had a gift of acting, he could become any character no matter how difficult. And for all those things Heath will be remembered.

Heath Ledger was is and always will be a good man and actor.  —Preceding unsigned comment added by 121.221.248.128 (talk) 00:19, 24 January 2008 (UTC) 

Whatever[edit]

deleted because the person who wrote this is a moron —Preceding unsigned comment added by 62.65.192.82 (talk) 08:59, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

But you cared enough to read the article, and comment here... :) DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 11:53, 24 January 2008 (UTC)
He was taking sleeping pills because he had trouble sleeping. This make me a druggie for taking Tylenol when I have the sniffles?

a day that will live on in infamy ..........[edit]

for all heath ledger and batman fans R.I.P —Preceding unsigned comment added by 195.93.21.10 (talk) 18:35, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

This Can't Be!![edit]

i cant believe that the lady would call mary kate instead of calling the police first!!! he could of still been here today if the police were called on first hand and not mary —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.255.87.191 (talk) 16:15, 26 January 2008 (UTC)

You're in the arms of the angel, may you find some comfort here[edit]

So so sad... Heath was only 25 days older than me...

I feel incredibly sorry for his family, and of course for Michelle and Matilda... I just hope that the media will respect their right to privacy at this time.

RIP Heath... You will be missed.

"You're in the arms of the angel, may you find some comfort here" (from "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan)

203.213.62.86 12:23, 3 February 2008 (UTC)

Sad —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.218.197.135 (talk) 23:23, 9 August 2008 (UTC)