What Killed The Joker? An Unconventional And Haunting Look At Heath Ledger's Life

Behind the scenes of his life, *curtain falls*

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The world was shocked when the 28-year-old Heath Ledger was found dead in his Manhattan apartment in the US on January 22, 2008. It's been ten years now, and he's still in our memories. 

When it all happened, Ledger had just finished shooting The Dark Knight, and no one could believe it when the news of his death surfaced. The autopsy reports revealed that prescribed-drug overdose took his life. Ledger won a posthumous Oscar at the 81st Academy Awards ceremony in 2009 for his excellent portrayal of the character of the joker in The Dark Knight. The film's success and the win proved that he was an actor of infinite capabilities.

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