Celebrities Who Died Tragically Young

Deaths that shook the world...

Heath Ledger

Age: 28

When Heath Ledger died on January 22 in 2008, it shook the world. Aged only 28, Heath’s star was very much still on the rise.

Heath died before his most famous and Oscar-winning movie The Dark Knight was completed. The movie was released the summer after he passed away and Heath became only the second actor ever to win an Oscar posthumously.