I don't usually get sappy about actors, but Heath Ledger's death comes as a shock to me. He was I thought, a tremendous actor with lots of potential. I hear he is great in the upcoming Dylan performance as well. And of course, as Delmar he was so good; it was a remarkeable performance. Better than Phillip Seymour Hoffman in Capote I thought.
Substance abuse takes far too many people in this country. It is an epidemic that is avoidable. Here is the latest on his death.