ledger was found dead in his fourth floor apartment at 421 broome street in the soho neighborhood of new york city on january 22, 2008. mystery surrounded the death of the australian-born actor heath ledger, best known for his oscar-nominated role as one of two cowboys in the film, brokeback mountain. in 2006, ledger was selected to be one of six actors to portray different sides of singer bob dylan in the film “i’m not there”
his latest film to be released is the sequel of batman begins titled, the dark knight which he plays the iconic villian, the joker. the film is set to debut in july this year. ledger also is currently filming his role for terry gilliam’s the imaginarium of doctor parnassus which is scheduled to release in 2009.