And vocal coach Gerry Grennell, who worked and lived with Ledger during the shooting of ."From my perspective, and knowing him as well as I did, it was a combination of exhaustion, sleeping medication [prescribed for his chronic insomnia]..perhaps the after effects of the flu.Like so many handsome, talented stars who die young, Heath Ledger has become the subject of great attention and speculation since his untimely passing in 2008 at the age of 28.Questions have arisen about whether his overdose was really accidental. And some have even suggested that he was so depressed over his split with Michelle Williams — the mother of his only child, Matilda — that perhaps he no longer wanted to be alive.One thing they make very clear from the get-go is that Ledger was not (in their opinion) an addict.Cinematographer Nicola Pecorini, who worked with Ledger on his last film, that Ledger used to smoke marijuana regularly, but "went clean as a whistle" when he thought it was becoming an issue.“At that time, I was inconsolable, because I felt, How will he be able to find us,” the three-time Oscar nominee told WSJ magazine.“This is where we lived, and he won’t know where we are. Williams was 27 when Ledger died due to an accidental drug overdose in early 2008.
Of course, Matilda remains her number one priority.
More About Age: 37 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America Profession: Film Producer, Actor Credits: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Almost Famous, The Skeleton Key, Bride Wars Also Ranked #81 on The Best Living American Actresses #78 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time #39 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With #47 on The Greatest Artists With Only One Masterpiece Though they never confirmed a relationship, Heath Ledger and Helena Christensen were rumored to be romantically involved.
More About Age: 48 Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark Profession: Model, Actor, Photographer Credits: Ready to Wear, Allegro, Danish Music Awards 2003, The Christmas Party Heath Ledger and Naomi Watts were in a relationship from 2002 - 2004.
Though Williams dated How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel and film director Spike Jonze years after Ledger’s passing, she says that she has ruled out the idea of marriage. When you’ve been a parent for 11 years and you’ve done it alone, you don’t have romantic ideals, because you have a practical understanding that you can do it by yourself.
The romantic idea of meeting your person and having a storybook family life that looks like the model you grew up with, that doesn’t really exist for me,” Williams said.“I’ve not gotten married because I have not had a person to whom I would -- so I have not let my sense of conformity or duty override my instincts,” the Manchester by the Sea actor added.