"Every day I talk to him," Ledger's sister, Kate tells PEOPLE, but admits she can't watch any of his movies yet
The actor says his work in Dr. Parnassus is a tribute to "a man I adore"
Ledger's Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus costar will help choose this year's winner
See the late star in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Those close to the 28-year-old discuss his difficulties with partner Michelle Williams
"Heath was just brilliant at it," says the director of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The film Heath Ledger was making when he died, "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus," will feature at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Australian actor Oliver Ackland awarded $10,000 to launch a career in the U.S.
A group of Heath Ledger fans have taken their reverence for the late "The Dark Knight" star to a whole new level.
A lawyer acting on behalf of daughter Matilda had sued over a $10 million policy that allegedly wasn't being honored
The actors of "Slumdog Millionaire" won outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, and Heath Ledger posthumously won best supporting male actor at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.
The Dark Knight actor is recognized for his portrayal of the Joker on the day he was found dead in New York City
Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan pays tribute to the late star
Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman are among the benefactors
At the time of his death, Heath Ledger had just concluded his work as the Joker in "The Dark Knight," the sequel to 2005's "Batman Begins."
The Dark Knight star wasn't "destroyed by the system," says Terry Gilliam
"The more time passes, the more you miss someone," the actress says in her first major interview since Ledger's tragic death
Plus, PEOPLE will honor fans' favorite star under 35 for the first time
The life insurance company first wants to investigate whether the actor's death was a suicide, attorneys claim
The late actor's father says the family has decided that Matilda should be the sole beneficiary
A trustee for Heath Ledger's daughter has sued an insurance company over a $10 million policy the actor took out seven months before his death in January from a drug overdose.
Award will help emerging Aussie actors
Federal prosecutors have decided not to pursue a criminal case into how Heath Ledger obtained the powerful painkillers that contributed to his overdose death this year
"Ms. Olsen does not know the source of the drugs that Mr. Ledger consumed," her attorney says in a statement
The actress won't cooperate unless she's protected from prosecution, PEOPLE confirms
With Kim Ledger's aid, a pal moves ahead with a Brooklyn "hub" for the late star's friends
'The Dark Knight' producer, Charles Roven talks to CNN's The Screening Room about working with the late Heath Ledger.
The Dark Knight costar – and Academy member – says she would vote for Ledger
Will the late actor be nominated for his dazzling turn as the Joker in The Dark Knight?
Lola Ogunnaike reports on the Joker's evolution and the critical praise for Heath Ledger's interpretation.
iReporter Chelsea Itson talks about what it was like watching "The Dark Knight" just after it opened.
"The Dark Knight" opened early Friday to huge crowds and rave reviews.
The advent of advance sales has made waiting hours for tickets obsolete. So why does the practice continue?
The Batman sequel is a must-see thanks to the late actor's haunting Joker
The late actor's father gives the thumbs-up sign after leaving the theater
Inside The Dark Knight premiere, stars cheer the late actorÃ¢€™s portrayal of the Joker
Ledger's family, including his father and sister, travel from Australia to New York for The Dark Knight
The British actor says his Dark Knight costar gives an "incredible performance"
While being "truly fearless" in his role as the Joker, Ledger was a "very gentle person"
The final credits of the new Batman movie will acknowledge the late actor
The Dark Knight actor opens up about his co-star's tragic death
Plus: costar Aaron Eckhart says The Dark Knight's cast and crew were "in awe" of Ledger
Heath Ledger was known for giving aspiring Australian actors a hand in Hollywood. Now, an Australian film organization has established a scholarship fund in the late actor's name to continue those efforts
A new fund is established for struggling Aussie actors to start their careers
The late actor's artist pal takes an award for his haunting portrait of his friend
"He'll always be in people's thoughts," says his Brokeback costar Kate Mara
In a Fandango poll, Heath's Joker and the Jones adventure rate high
"Whatever doesn't kill you simply makes you stranger," the actor says in The Dark Knight
The actor's close friends share memories of him with Interview magazine
Plus: As production resumes, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus's director says he hopes the movie will "touch people"
The documents were created before his relationship with Michelle Williams and the birth of daughter Matilda
"He operated from the heart," the Australian model says about her friend
Feds determine that they met with Heath but did not prescribe the most powerful drugs
Physicians in California and Texas are under investigation by the DEA
A portrait of the late Heath Ledger is a contender for Australia's esteemed Archibald Prize, one of the most prominent art prizes in the country. It was painted by the actor's friend, Vincent Fantauzzo.
A spokeswoman speaking on behalf of Heath Ledger's family in Australia has asked for the press and public to "give them the space to grieve and to lay to rest their son and brother in a dignified manner."
With the autopsy results for Heath Ledger now a matter of public record, the federal government is stepping in to determine how the actor was able to obtain so many prescription drugs.
Heath Ledger's death on Jan. 22 was due to an accidental mixture of prescription drugs, New York City's Chief Medical Examiner has concluded.
Heath Ledger's father, Kim, has released the below statement following the news of the late actor's cause of death:
This statement from Heath Ledger's father, Kim Ledger, on behalf of the Ledger family was issued following the release of the New York City medical examiner's findings:
Heath Ledger's toxicology test results are now expected to be released Wednesday morning, a source in the New York City Medical Examiner's office confirmed to PEOPLE.
A "big possibility" exists that final autopsy results for Heath Ledger will be released as early as Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the New York City Medical Examiner's office tells PEOPLE.
Heath Ledger's family made a sad return to Australia, arriving in their hometown of Perth for a private funeral for the actor.
Heath Ledger's family has departed from Los Angeles back to Perth, Australia, for what is expected to be a funeral in the actor's hometown.
Friends and celebrity colleagues – including Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Sienna Miller, Ellen DeGeneres and director Todd Haynes – gathered on the Sony lot in Los Angeles to remember Heath Ledger on Saturday, PEOPLE has confirmed.
An article in People magazine reveals more about the actor. Showbiz Tonight investigates the reality of the story.
Director Terry Gilliam is feverishly working to figure out how to keep Heath Ledger alive on film, according to one of the late actor's costars in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which Ledger was still shooting when he died last week.
Heath Ledger's director on the upcoming Batman sequel The Dark Knight remembers the late actor as a memorable presence whose charisma on the movie's set was "as invisible and natural as gravity."
While accepting his award as outstanding male actor in a leading role – for There Will Be Blood – Daniel Day-Lewis gave a moving tribute to Heath Ledger, who was also honored in the annual "In Memoriam" montage.
Though she didn't get a chance to know Heath Ledger, Cate Blanchett acknowledged the late actor's thriving career while accepting the Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
No stranger to the New York Washington Square Park chess world, Heath Ledger found joy by screaming the occasional 'checkmate!' But an observer who watched the actor's matches said Ledger played for the enjoyment, even though he lost some of his chessboard battles.
Two years ago, when Heath Ledger and his girlfriend Michelle Williams traveled with their new baby an hour and half north of L.A. to accept the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Breakthrough Performance of the Year Award, it was just another stop in what had been a seemingly endless award season for the young actor.
Complete coverage on his tragic death, plus reactions from friends and family
The remains of Heath Ledger were removed from the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home in New York City Friday afternoon, and are en route to an unspecified airport, police confirm to PEOPLE.
Heath Ledger's family members bared their grief in an Australian newspaper, writing of the heart-wrenching loss of the Hollywood actor – who to them was always a brother or a son.
Services for Heath Ledger will remain private, a rep for the late actor said in a statement Friday.
The day before he died, Heath Ledger had a quiet breakfast alone, then bought groceries and made plans for the following day, PEOPLE has learned.
Friday will find relatives of Heath Ledger arriving in New York City for his funeral, says a spokesman for the funeral home handling the service.
To the world, Heath Ledger was an Academy Award-nominated actor with a bright professional future ahead of him. But to his daughter Matilda, he was so much more.
Production on Heath Ledger's latest movie, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, has been halted following the 28-year-old actor's tragic death, a manager for the film crew's union tells PEOPLE.
Haydn Ledger, an uncle of the late Heath Ledger, dismisses any suggestion that his "vibrant and fun-loving" nephew might have done anything rash such as take his own life.
Heath Ledger was described by a friend, model Sophie Ward, as being nervous and anxious over the Christmas holidays, when he was home in Perth – and he felt especially remiss over not being with Matlida, his 2-year-old daughter by Michelle Williams, reports the West Australian newspaper.
It will be days before authorities can determine the cause of Heath Ledger's death, but more details have surfaced on what specific drugs were found in his room Tuesday.
Tests found no drug residue on a rolled-up $20 bill found near Heath Ledger's body, police said Wednesday.
New York's Washington Square Park is sometimes a haven for the stray homeless to get some shut-eye, curled up on a bench somewhere. For Heath Ledger, it was a place to roam while sleep evaded him.
Flowers and messages were placed in front of Heath Ledger's Manhattan apartment Tuesday night as mourners remembered the actor following his tragic death on Tuesday.
Wednesday's autopsy was unable to determine how Heath Ledger died, say officials. Additional tests and more time are required.
Joel Vetsch of Colstrip, Montana, describes how the death of actor Heath Ledger has affected him.
CNN.com reader Kristy O'Connor took a prenatal yoga class with Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams and says she was "in awe of his devotion and attention to Michelle." Reader Dena Michnowih says she came across Ledger in Brooklyn, New York, teaching his young daughter Matilda her right from her left, and was enchanted.
As an autopsy report comes back inconclusive, the city he lived in mourns for the actor and asks why and how he died
The family of Heath Ledger reacts to the death of the 28-year-old Hollywood star.
CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports on how Heath Ledger took on meaty roles and was highly regarded by his peers.
An autopsy Wednesday morning on actor Heath Ledger was inconclusive, and a cause-of-death determination will take 10 to 14 days, a medical examiner's spokeswoman said.
Heath Ledger's father Kim has spoken out following the shocking death of the 28-year-old actor Tuesday in New York. According to a statement from the family:
Following his untimely death yesterday at age 28, Heath Ledger is likely to be best remembered for his role as a taciturn gay cowboy in 2005's Brokeback Mountain. It was a performance so spare that when Ledger did allow his repressed character to express emotion, it reverberated like a seismic wave.
Although Heath Ledger's career was cut tragically short with his death on Tuesday, he remains an inspiration to fellow actors whose thoughts turned to him that very night.
Heath Ledger's rep called the actor's death an "accident" and asked for privacy for his family.
Hollywood reacted with shock Tuesday to the death of Heath Ledger.
Heath Ledger, the actor who quickly transformed from Aussie heartthrob to Oscar nominee and doting dad, was found dead at his Manhattan residence Tuesday, a New York police spokesman confirms. He was 28.
Actor Heath Ledger was found dead Tuesday of a possible drug overdose in a Lower Manhattan apartment, the New York Police Department said.