Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger was found dead January 22 in a Manhattan building. The Australian-born actor received an Oscar nomination for his role in "Brokeback Mountain." He also played the suicidal son of Billy Bob Thornton in "Monster's Ball" and had starring roles in "A Knight's Tale" and "The Patriot." He was to appear as the Joker this year in "The Dark Night," a sequel to 2005's "Batman Begins." Ledger was 28.