""He was found unconscious at the apartment and pronounced dead," a police
Police are investigating whether the Australian actor, who earned an Oscar
nomination for 2005 film Brokeback Mountain, died of a drug overdose. "
Oh My. Oh My. Oh My. Oh My.
He was so, so good in Brokeback Mountain. What a waste of a magificent talent, in a death with shades of River's one.
I heard on Sky News that he "hadn't been the same after breaking up with Naomi Watts" but they were probably just stirring. They were trying to analyse reasons why he might have wanted to commit suicide, and namedropping Watts and Michelle Williams in a way that really pissed me off. I'm sure if I hadn't turned off the TV they would have gone on to blame Philip Seymour Hoffman for winning the Oscar in '06. Bloody Sky.
But... Poor Heath. :( Now his daughter is fatherless, and the movieworld are deprived of a man with massive potential.
R.I.P., good man.