People Staff
January 22, 2008 AT 05:00 PM EST

Heath Ledger died Tuesday in his New York apartment. He was 28.

The Australian actor’s housekeeper found him dead in his bed around 3:35 p.m., Eastern Time. No further details are available at this time, but reports that police officials believe there was no foul play.

The Oscar-nominated actor for his role in Brokeback Mountain has a 2-year-old daughter with his ex-fiancé Michelle Williams.

The actor can be seen for the last time on the big screen in the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Night, which hits theaters July 18.

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