Heath Ledger was an award winning actor who was an icon to liberals for his portrayal of a homosexual man in the movie Brokeback Mountain.
Though portrayed as a symbol of the future, at the age of 28 Ledger was tragically found dead, naked, by his masseur in his apartment in a fashionable area of Manhattan. Investigators found "sleeping pills and anxiety medication among six different types of drugs in the apartment."
- ↑ http://imdb.com/name/nm0005132/awards
- ↑ http://www.theage.com.au/news/people/bpeopleb-ledgers-cause-of-death-to-be-made-public-overnight/2008/02/06/1202233881451.html