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Ledger's Estate Goes to Daughter

(Newser) - Heath Ledger’s estate will go to his daughter, Matilda, the late actor's dad tells Perth Now. “There is no claim,'' Kim Ledger said of the estimated $16.6 million bequest. “Our family has gifted everything to Matilda.'' Ledger’s will, written before his daughter’s... More »

Ledger's Dad: Dark Knight 'Very Good'

Father attends premiere of new Batman movie

(Newser) - Heath Ledger’s parents and older sister turned out for last night’s premiere of The Dark Knight but bypassed the red carpet where the cast paid tribute to the late actor and his performance, People reports. Ledger’s dad, Kim, left the theater giving thumbs up and saying the... More »

Ledger's Ex Irate Over Will Snub

Girlfriend claims daughter hasn't received any cut

(Newser) - Heath Ledger’s ex-girlfriend Michelle Williams is livid at the exclusion of her and her daughter from the execution of Ledger’s will, the NY Post reports. Ledger’s will, which leaves everything to his parents and sisters, predates the birth of their daughter Matilda—who is now the legal... More »

Ledger Family Feuds Over Estate

Actor's uncles say his father shouldn't be trusted with the money

(Newser) - Heath Ledger's estate has sparked a family squabble, with his uncles claiming the late actor's father is unfit to handle his his assets and make sure his daughter Matilda is cared for. The uncles say Kim Ledger bungled their grandfather's estate so badly that he had to be removed as... More »

Heath's Dad: We'll 'Take Care' of His Daughter

Actor's will pre-dated relationship with Michelle Williams, child's birth

(Newser) - The father of late actor Heath Ledger vowed that his son's daughter—and her mother, actress Michelle Williams—will be "taken care of" even though they aren't in Ledger's will, which dates from before their relationship and the 2005 birth of their daughter, Matilda Rose. Ledger's 2003 will left... More »

Heath Mourned at Aussie Service

Aussie service draws family, friends, celebs

(Newser) - Family, friends, and hundreds of other mourners gathered today for Heath Ledger’s hometown memorial service, the AP reports. The Perth, Australia, ceremony drew guests close to the actor, including former fiancee Michelle Williams and actress Cate Blanchett, who spoke at the service, as did Ledger’s parents and sister.... More »

Accidental OD Killed Ledger

Autopsy results cite combo of sleeping pills, painkillers, and anti-anxiety meds

(Newser) - Actor Heath Ledger died of an accidental overdose of sleeping pills, painkillers, and anti-anxiety medication, the New York City Medical Examiner's Office ruled today. OxyContin, Valium, Xanax, Restoril, Unisom, and ibuprofen combined to result in a lethal "acute intoxication," an ME spokeswoman told the AP.  More »

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