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  -HEATH LEDGER DEAD Brundle_Fly  Jan-22-08 03:51 PM   #0 
  - I agree. Wow.  truebrit71   Jan-22-08 03:53 PM   #1 
  - God I wish this were off the front page of DU. I am heartbroken  Little Star   Jan-22-08 07:05 PM   #132 
  - F***. He was a truly gifted actor.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-22-08 03:53 PM   #2 
  - omg, this is tragic! Unbelievably tragic, he had so much going for him  ursi   Jan-22-08 08:36 PM   #160 
  - Sad. Such a young guy.  Java Queen   Jan-22-08 03:54 PM   #3 
  - Especially as it's supposed to be a psychotic, morose version of the Joker  Greeby   Jan-22-08 03:58 PM   #10 
     - That's what I was thinking.  Java Queen   Jan-22-08 05:45 PM   #89 
     - Here's a clip of him as the Joker:  dave123williams   Jan-22-08 06:04 PM   #102 
  - Damn  WolverineDG   Jan-22-08 03:55 PM   #4 
  - Sad. He leaves a young daughter. n/t  LizW   Jan-22-08 03:55 PM   #5 
  - more  Brundle_Fly   Jan-22-08 03:55 PM   #6 
  - Dammit, he was becoming my favorite actor  dotcosm   Jan-22-08 03:55 PM   #7 
  - I am almost embarrassed by how many times I've watched Casanova because of him.  caligirl   Jan-22-08 04:14 PM   #20 
  - But even aside from him, wasn't that just a great film?  dotcosm   Jan-22-08 04:29 PM   #32 
  - For me, it was "The Patriot"  thecrow   Jan-22-08 07:01 PM   #129 
  - dot, don't forget "Dogtown and Z Boys" (not the docu, the feature). When I  nickyt   Jan-22-08 04:35 PM   #35 
     - When I saw that film, I didn't even know who he was  dotcosm   Jan-22-08 04:46 PM   #41 
     - He seemed so morose and down the past few. What a sad state  roguevalley   Jan-22-08 05:39 PM   #82 
     - totally agree - docu was mesmerizing, feature? - not so much. But Heath  nickyt   Jan-22-08 05:47 PM   # 
     - Lords of Dogtown is one of my favorites.  pamela   Jan-22-08 05:01 PM   #50 
     - Who's Keith? Is he related to Heath? And what happened to him? n/t  krkaufman   Jan-22-08 05:08 PM   #55 
     - Agreed.  Deny and Shred   Jan-22-08 05:41 PM   #85 
        - Funny how that works, eh Deny? This young fella from Australia comes over  nickyt   Jan-22-08 06:05 PM   #103 
  - I loved him in Knight's Tale and 10 Things I Hate About You......  TheDebbieDee   Jan-22-08 03:56 PM   #8 
  - 10 Things Was a Lot of Fun  Crisco   Jan-22-08 05:35 PM   #76 
  - Loved Knight's Tale. And Brokeback Mtn. Really a shame about his daughter n/t  AllyCat   Jan-23-08 01:40 AM   #197 
  - Sad.  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 03:58 PM   #9 
  - 28 Years Old....  OhioChick   Jan-22-08 04:00 PM   #11 
  - Very sad.  LeftCoast   Jan-22-08 04:04 PM   #12 
  - this is terrible news  Beaverhausen   Jan-22-08 04:06 PM   #13 
  - Very sad, that's two young actors in about a week.  superconnected   Jan-22-08 04:07 PM   #14 
  - poor Brad, he had such talent but such a troubled life. The news of his passing  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-22-08 04:12 PM   #16 
  - Sad but Heath was a "real star" And known for being "normal' Wow.Just Wow.  saracat   Jan-22-08 04:48 PM   #46 
  - So sad  the dogfish   Jan-22-08 05:01 PM   #49 
  - And that's FIVE famous people in the course of a week...  regnaD kciN   Jan-22-08 11:55 PM   #191 
  - OMG!!! I am just stunned  Greylyn58   Jan-22-08 04:09 PM   #15 
  - RIP Heath - you will be missed n/t  FreeState   Jan-22-08 04:12 PM   #17 
  - Astounding actor.  HughBeaumont   Jan-22-08 04:12 PM   #18 
  - Very, very sad.  mzmolly   Jan-22-08 04:13 PM   #19 
  - Damn.  Cabcere   Jan-22-08 04:16 PM   #21 
  - Can't imagine Terry Gilliam is feeling right now.  OmelasExpat   Jan-22-08 04:16 PM   #22 
  - That was one of my first thoughts, too.  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 04:20 PM   #25 
  - IMDB: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus  Barrett808   Jan-22-08 04:24 PM   #30 
  - Ouch! No doubt. I wasn't aware Gilliam was working another project ...  krkaufman   Jan-22-08 05:11 PM   #57 
  - Could be another dance with the completion guarantors  Barrett808   Jan-22-08 05:40 PM   #83 
     - That poor guy. Hope he doesn't give up directing; I love his films.  krkaufman   Jan-22-08 06:19 PM   #106 
  - Maybe they have sufficient footage  edwardlindy   Jan-22-08 05:21 PM   #63 
  - Title edit: Can't imagine *what* Terry Gilliam is feeling right now.  OmelasExpat   Jan-22-08 05:57 PM   #97 
  - Man, Gilliam really can't catch a break anymore  Lorien   Jan-22-08 11:44 PM   #189 
  - Wow...Sad. He should be in the new Batman flick this summer  fencesitter   Jan-22-08 04:19 PM   #23 
  - Another curse of fame and drugs?  JeanGrey   Jan-22-08 04:19 PM   #24 
  - He was not know to use drugs - per MSNBC it looks like suicide n/t  FreeState   Jan-22-08 04:20 PM   #26 
  - He WAS known to use drugs. In fact, I think he was in rehab  JeanGrey   Jan-22-08 06:29 PM   #111 
     - Indeed, there was a lot of talk about him and drugs.  RevolutionStartsNow   Jan-22-08 06:49 PM   #122 
        - I saw an interview with him where he was practically crawling  JeanGrey   Jan-22-08 09:31 PM   #168 
  - It was OTC sleeping pills.  MrsGrumpy   Jan-22-08 05:22 PM   #64 
  - From CNN....  Hepburn   Jan-22-08 04:20 PM   #27 
  - That is truly awful. My thoughts & prayers are with his family.  LibraLiz1973   Jan-22-08 04:22 PM   #28 
  - How very sad.  sarge43   Jan-22-08 04:23 PM   #29 
  - Lots of speculations going on now  goodgd_yall   Jan-22-08 04:27 PM   #31 
  - I don't understand this either  Skittles   Jan-22-08 06:54 PM   #124 
  - Wow - just wow.  dbackjon   Jan-22-08 04:30 PM   #33 
  - Very sad, same age as myself :(  rAVES   Jan-22-08 04:33 PM   #34 
  - Wasn't Jim Morrison 28 when he died, too?  Drunken Irishman   Jan-22-08 04:38 PM   #36 
     - 27 and 28... very common ages for some reason :/  rAVES   Jan-22-08 04:39 PM   #37 
     - 27 for Kurt Cobain, too.  closeupready   Jan-22-08 04:43 PM   #38 
     - yup, and Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Brian Jones, Nick Drake at 26...  rAVES   Jan-22-08 04:46 PM   #43 
     - janice; jimi  frylock   Jan-22-08 04:47 PM   #45 
     - Double sad face smiley for Kurt.  SmellsLikeDeanSpirit   Jan-22-08 08:14 PM   #154 
     - Also for developing schizophrenia.  aquart   Jan-22-08 04:43 PM   #39 
        - or manifesting mental illness  shanti   Jan-22-08 05:30 PM   #69 
     - Jim was 27. So were Janis and Jimi.  LandOLincoln   Jan-22-08 07:56 PM   #149 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 10:27 PM   #173 
           - Jim was a friend of mine, and I'm glad he  LandOLincoln   Jan-22-08 11:12 PM   #185 
  - Could this be why? Maybe it was not a drug overdose per se?  Stand and Fight   Jan-22-08 04:44 PM   #40 
  - Could be.  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 04:49 PM   #47 
  - & reports also say he had called for a masseuse...  the dogfish   Jan-22-08 05:30 PM   #70 
     - He was in London over the weekend..  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 05:37 PM   #78 
  - could he have been an undiagnosed manic depressive?  ursi   Jan-22-08 08:42 PM   #162 
  - as one who suffers from insomnia and having used Ambien and other sleep aids  Connonym   Jan-22-08 11:20 PM   #186 
     - Same here...  Stand and Fight   Jan-23-08 01:38 AM   #196 
  - RIP Heath. Such a great loss. Somehow it is always the great ones.  saracat   Jan-22-08 04:46 PM   #42 
  - R.I.P. =/  d_b   Jan-22-08 04:47 PM   #44 
  - I hope everyone can remember the contribution he made to LGBT culture,  swimmernsecretsea   Jan-22-08 04:49 PM   #48 
  - Yes, indeed.  Bluebear   Jan-22-08 05:04 PM   #51 
  - Thank you. n/t  Beausoir   Jan-22-08 05:07 PM   #53 
  - wise words  dandylion   Jan-22-08 05:17 PM   #60 
  - Ennis Del Mar. An amazing performance.  94114_San_Francisco   Jan-22-08 05:25 PM   #66 
  - That movie should have won best picture hands down. And, Ledger was stunning,  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-22-08 05:38 PM   #79 
  - Absolutely  Politicub   Jan-22-08 07:28 PM   #138 
     - I recalled hearing the sounds of weeping at a showing I attended. nt.  swimmernsecretsea   Jan-22-08 07:32 PM   #141 
  - Absolutely.  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 05:43 PM   #87 
  - Absolutely. There are no words.  cboy4   Jan-22-08 05:44 PM   #88 
  - Thank you for saying that  Politicub   Jan-22-08 07:20 PM   #136 
  - We'll miss you Heath. RIP  Little Star   Jan-22-08 05:06 PM   #52 
  - What he did in "Brokeback" was nothing short of a miracle  Venus Dog   Jan-22-08 05:08 PM   #54 
  - Heath Ledger, anti-war activist:  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 05:11 PM   #56 
  - Looks like Naomi Watts beside him  TexasBushwhacker   Jan-22-08 05:24 PM   #65 
  - My brother committed suicide in July 2001  ikojo   Jan-22-08 06:56 PM   #125 
  - Yet another reason to admire and to mourn his loss.  swimmernsecretsea   Jan-22-08 07:42 PM   #144 
  - Here is another photo  Jennifer C   Jan-22-08 08:32 PM   #157 
  - This really sucks.  Blue Fire   Jan-22-08 05:14 PM   #58 
  - I didn't know that he had split with her  Lorien   Jan-22-08 05:34 PM   #75 
  - ironic  fryguy   Jan-22-08 05:17 PM   #59 
  - he was awesome in a "knight's tale"  proud patriot   Jan-22-08 05:18 PM   #61 
  - RIP Heath  martymar64   Jan-22-08 05:21 PM   #62 
  - :-(  Rob H.   Jan-22-08 05:26 PM   #67 
  - Dammit!  SocratesInSpirit   Jan-22-08 05:29 PM   #68 
  - I am sick with grief  Mad_Dem_X   Jan-22-08 05:31 PM   #71 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 10:56 PM   #183 
     - "Get your own life"? That's rich. You come here and poke fun at people's sadness for  grace0418   Jan-22-08 11:44 PM   #190 
  - Wow. Sad. Handsome and talented young man.  wienerdoggie   Jan-22-08 05:33 PM   #72 
  - RIP Heath. Thanks for the good work.  Crisco   Jan-22-08 05:33 PM   #73 
  - I gasped when I came home and my roommate told me.  loveangelc   Jan-22-08 05:34 PM   #74 
  - I just saw that on MSNBC. WTF?  SCRUBDASHRUB   Jan-22-08 05:35 PM   #77 
  - Very Sad!  lisainmilo   Jan-22-08 05:38 PM   #80 
  - I almost hate to bring this up  dansolo   Jan-22-08 05:39 PM   #81 
  - With ya, solo - guess Fred will have his say in the matter, but  nickyt   Jan-22-08 05:58 PM   #98 
  - that is so sad. I was really looking forward to his performance as the Joker  FLDem5   Jan-22-08 05:40 PM   #84 
  - I'm sure the film will still be released.  girl gone mad   Jan-22-08 05:48 PM   #92 
  - So sad  krabigirl   Jan-22-08 05:42 PM   # 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 05:42 PM   #86 
  - Rachael Maddow just said he was found dead at Mary Kate Olsen's apartment  bpeale   Jan-22-08 05:46 PM   #90 
  - that's confirmed - link:  dave123williams   Jan-22-08 05:50 PM   #94 
  - The NYT has a correction from police dept. -- not Mary Kate Olsen's apt.  quiet.american   Jan-22-08 05:51 PM   #95 
     - Considering the world just got the address, I'd say the publicist is full of it.  dave123williams   Jan-22-08 06:02 PM   #101 
        - Could be. nt  quiet.american   Jan-22-08 08:50 PM   #163 
           - I got the story; it's the Olson's bodyguard that called to the scene. Registered EMT.  dave123williams   Jan-23-08 12:48 AM   #193 
  - Holy shit!  blonndee   Jan-22-08 05:47 PM   #91 
  - i'm still in shock.  loveangelc   Jan-22-08 05:50 PM   #93 
  - How awful - so sad  KT2000   Jan-22-08 05:54 PM   #96 
  - Naomi Watts was his first big love....I bet this has hit her hard...no mention yet of her and if she  Pachamama   Jan-22-08 05:58 PM   #99 
  - And what about poor Jake, as well? I saw them together doing promo for Brokeback  nickyt   Jan-22-08 06:15 PM   #105 
  - I read that he wasn't known for using drugs n/t  the dogfish   Jan-22-08 06:35 PM   #113 
     - Unfortunately, he was. Alcohol and heroin. He had a short  JeanGrey   Jan-23-08 12:23 PM   #204 
  - Here's a clip of him as the Joker:  dave123williams   Jan-22-08 06:01 PM   #100 
  - RIP, dear Heath: You were spectacular in "The Patriot" !!  deadlikeme13   Jan-22-08 06:11 PM   #104 
  - Very sad news...  ordinaryaveragegirl   Jan-22-08 06:20 PM   #107 
  - That smile - it could melt bones.  sarge43   Jan-23-08 06:23 AM   #200 
  - sucks  KingOfLostSouls   Jan-22-08 06:21 PM   #108 
  - It is shocking to the system when  zidzi   Jan-22-08 06:23 PM   #109 
  - Heath was good in The Patriot.  muntrv   Jan-22-08 06:29 PM   #110 
  - And in Monster's Ball and The Four Feathers  keepCAblue   Jan-22-08 06:44 PM   #118 
  - Wow my heart breaks  7 of 11   Jan-22-08 06:33 PM   #112 
  - Reminds me of how River Phoenix died at a young age.  muntrv   Jan-22-08 06:36 PM   #114 
  - I remembered James Dean.  Radio_Lady   Jan-22-08 06:52 PM   #123 
  - How shocking and sad. RIP  greyghost   Jan-22-08 06:36 PM   #115 
  - One of my favorite actors  nuxvomica   Jan-22-08 06:40 PM   #116 
  - :( Sad news. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-22-08 06:41 PM   #117 
  - Anyone see him in "Candy"?  RevolutionStartsNow   Jan-22-08 06:45 PM   #119 
  - Yes; he and Geoffrey Rush were also together in "Ned Kelly"  dotcosm   Jan-22-08 06:59 PM   #127 
     - And you never really know...  RevolutionStartsNow   Jan-22-08 07:37 PM   #143 
  - So sad, he was a fantastic actor. I loved him in a Knights Tale.  MassDemm   Jan-22-08 06:46 PM   #120 
  - Very sad.. may he rest in peace. n/t  ChazII   Jan-22-08 06:48 PM   #121 
  - Shocking and sad.  graywarrior   Jan-22-08 06:56 PM   #126 
  - Too bad  michreject   Jan-22-08 07:00 PM   #128 
  - TMZ reporting that he had pneumonia n/t  blitzen   Jan-22-08 07:03 PM   #130 
  - As far as drugs go with him, here's what I found online  the dogfish   Jan-22-08 07:04 PM   #131 
  - WOW! I am so crushed about this  musicblind   Jan-22-08 07:17 PM   #133 
  - How f-ing sad  Politicub   Jan-22-08 07:19 PM   #134 
  - My God...  charlie and algernon   Jan-22-08 07:20 PM   #135 
  - I'm in shock  Jennifer C   Jan-22-08 07:27 PM   #137 
  - His "Brokeback Mountain" performance was groundbreaking...  aaronbees   Jan-22-08 07:30 PM   #139 
  - This is so sad...he was so young.....  Desertrose   Jan-22-08 07:32 PM   #140 
  - I loved him in...  NightOwwl   Jan-22-08 07:33 PM   #142 
  - Seriously? THIS is the lead story on DU?  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 07:42 PM   #145 
  - Guy who does an important-and perhaps career-jeopardizing  pacoyogi   Jan-22-08 07:58 PM   #150 
  - Fair enough.  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 10:37 PM   #176 
     - He was also an anti-war activist  Chovexani   Jan-22-08 10:42 PM   #178 
        - That's fair.  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 10:47 PM   #180 
           - Heh, yeah that's the media for you  Chovexani   Jan-22-08 10:51 PM   #181 
              - All things considered...  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 10:55 PM   #182 
  - Grow up, and shut up. Thank you. n/t  LandOLincoln   Jan-22-08 08:15 PM   #155 
     - Concise and to the point. Thank you. nt  swimmernsecretsea   Jan-22-08 09:21 PM   #166 
     - Really?  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 10:44 PM   #179 
        - Sorry about that. I was a little drunk and read your post as  LandOLincoln   Jan-23-08 04:06 PM   #205 
           - Not a problem.  Counciltucky   Jan-23-08 04:13 PM   #206 
     - Was that really necessary?  Counciltucky   Jan-22-08 10:38 PM   #177 
        - Please forgive the outburst  donheld   Jan-23-08 02:37 AM   #198 
           - And that's fair.  Counciltucky   Jan-23-08 10:20 AM   #203 
  - Sad. n/t  Megahurtz   Jan-22-08 07:48 PM   #146 
  - My fifteen year old daughter just heard this on the news and is absolutely heartbroken--  paxmusa   Jan-22-08 07:49 PM   #147 
  - Very sad news.  David Zephyr   Jan-22-08 07:54 PM   #148 
  - I teared up...  themartyred   Jan-22-08 08:08 PM   #152 
     - So did I. He was unique.  Neshanic   Jan-22-08 09:44 PM   #169 
        - I made a video in honor of him and the role in BBM that broke my heart & helped me be stronger  themartyred   Jan-22-08 10:16 PM   #171 
           - What a great video. Very nice. Thank you for that.  Neshanic   Jan-23-08 09:53 AM   #202 
  - Damn it!  Kajsa   Jan-22-08 08:05 PM   #151 
  - Goodnight sweet prince.  SmellsLikeDeanSpirit   Jan-22-08 08:13 PM   #153 
  - People are using terms that are undeserved ....  Trajan   Jan-22-08 08:28 PM   #156 
  - Will you please not add to the stigma that is suicide?  MrsGrumpy   Jan-22-08 08:56 PM   #164 
     - Ah Honey I Haven't Seen You In Ages  Binka   Jan-22-08 09:24 PM   #167 
     - Binka  MrsGrumpy   Jan-22-08 10:28 PM   #174 
     - Now I am utterly confused ....  Trajan   Jan-23-08 08:12 AM   #201 
  - Sad day :(  Ayesha   Jan-22-08 08:33 PM   #158 
  - Here's a good writeup in the SF Chron:  dotcosm   Jan-22-08 08:36 PM   #159 
  - He would have had a life long career....  Jade Fox   Jan-22-08 10:32 PM   #175 
  - What a shame.  AnnieBW   Jan-22-08 08:39 PM   #161 
  - Drug Overdose cause is premature speculation  goodgd_yall   Jan-22-08 09:09 PM   #165 
  - I hate that they keep  the dogfish   Jan-23-08 01:08 AM   #195 
  - Goodnight funnyman  Hardhead   Jan-22-08 10:00 PM   #170 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-22-08 10:21 PM   #172 
  - Peace be with your family -- sweet boy --  xchrom   Jan-22-08 11:07 PM   #184 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 11:35 PM   #188 
  - Very tragic, sorry for his young daughter and family  48percenter   Jan-22-08 11:30 PM   #187 
  - This kinda took me aback...  ForrestGump   Jan-22-08 11:58 PM   #192 
  - Damn it.  fortyfeetunder   Jan-23-08 01:08 AM   #194 
  - Sad News.  JimboDem   Jan-23-08 04:22 AM   #199 
 

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