Heath Ledger is dead. The Guardian:
On the very day of the Oscar nominations being announced for 2007, the Australian actor Heath Ledger was found dead in a Manhattan apartment. Born in Perth, in western Australia, Heathcliff Andrew Ledger would have been 29 this April 4th. First reports of his death mentioned drugs in evidence, but no one really knows enough yet to say anything except how great the loss is. Ever since he played Mel Gibson's son in The Patriot (2000), it was apparent that his striking handsomeness went hand-in-hand with high ambitions as an actor, courage in the roles he took and a fierce intelligence.
ThaDude: It's Western Australia, not western Australia. It's the name of the state, which makes it a proper noun. Please fix.
Crosby99: For crying out loud, a young man is dead and you are arguing over a point of pedancy.
Vealmince: That's 'pedantry'.