The Brokeback Mountain actor died in his New York apartment; he was 28

Por People Staff
Updated Enero 22, 2008
Heath Ledger

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.