Heath Ledger's father reveals the last thing his son told the family

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Heath Ledger's Father Reveals the Last Thing His Son Told the Family

"Katie, Katie I'll be fine," were actor Heath Ledger's last words, according to his father, Kim.

Kim Ledger revealed the his son's final conversation with his family to Australian news website, news.com.au.

Heath's sister Katie apparently told him not to mix prescriptions, saying, "You can't mix drugs that you don't know anything about."

The next night, Ledger's body was found in his apartment in New York City. He was 28 and a celebrated actor with the promise of even more success.

Heath Ledger through the years:

Heath Ledger through the years
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Heath Ledger through the years
**FILE** In this Nov. 6, 2006 file photo, actor Heath Ledger arrives to the film premiere of Candy in New York. Ledger was known for giving aspiring Australian actors a hand in Hollywood. Now, Australians in Film has established a scholarship fund in the late actor's name so he can continue those efforts. Ledger was 28 when died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh, File)
** FILE ** In this undated file photo provided by Dimension Films, Brothers Jake (Heath Ledger) and Will Grimm (Matt Damon) are seen in the film, "The Brothers Grimm." Shares of The Walt Disney Co. dip nearly 3 percent after the company says it expected fourth-quarter losses of as much as $300 million from its movie studio. Most of the films, including ``The Brothers Grimm'' and ``The Great Raid'' have done poorly at the box office. (AP Photo/Dimension Films)
Actor Heath Ledger signs autographs for fans while arriving for his latest movie "The Patriot" in the Century City area of Los Angeles Tuesday, June 27, 2000. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield)
Australian actor Heath Ledger poses at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 31, 2001. Ledger, 22, who appeared as Mel Gibson's battle-hungry son in "The Patriot," will be seen in Columbia Pictures upcoming film "A Knight's Tale." The film is about a squire who masquerades as a knight so he can compete in tournaments, aided by a ragtag pit crew that includes an out-of-work scribe named Geoffrey Chaucer. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield)
Actress Shannyn Sossamon and actor Heath Ledger pose for photos at the premiere of their new film "A Knight's Tale," in the Westwood area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 8, 2001. (AP Photo/Jill Connelly)
Heath Ledger, left, Kate Hudson and Djimon Hounsou, right, pose for photographers at the world premiere of their film, "The Four Feathers," Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rene Macura)
Photo by: Peter Kramer STAR MAX, Inc. - copyright 2002 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Telephone/Fax: (212) 995-1196 10/15/02 Heath Ledger and Naomi Watts at the VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards. (NYC) (Star Max via AP Images)
Australian actor Heath Ledger, a cast member in the new film""The Brothers Grimm", signs autographs outside the Los Angeles premiere of the film at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, Calif., Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams arrive at the screening of "Brokeback Mountain" in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 10 2005. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
FILE - In this March 5, 2006 file photo, Australian actor Heath Ledger, left, and actress Michelle Williams arrive for the 78th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The dress Williams wore is considered one of the top red carpet looks of all time and is included in a new book, âThe Looks of Love: 50 Moments in Fashion that Inspired Romance.â (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2006 file photo, actor Heath Ledger arrives for the premiere of a film in New York. The New York City medical examiner reported that Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, and four other drugs. Nationally, emergency room visits related to non-medical hydrocodone use have quadrupled since 2000 - from 19,221 to 86,258 in 2009 and besides Ledger, actors Brittany Murphy and Corey Haim also died from drug cocktails containing it. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh, File)
** FILE ** Actor Heath Ledger attends a special Cinema Society and Hogan hosted screening of "I'm Not There" at the Chelsea West Cinemas, in this Nov. 13, 2007, file photo in New York. A woman's lawsuit Friday April 11, 2008, against two paparazzo and the photo agency allegedly responsible for video of Heath Ledger at a West Hollywood hotel room says the late actor was using cocaine that night. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file )

According to a toxicology report, Ledger died from a combination of prescription drugs. The medical examiner ruled his death accidental.

Kim told news.com.au his son wasn't an addict but just made a mistake mixing drugs.

Ledger's work and travel schedule reportedly put a lot of stress on him. Kim said: "He was a young guy that traveled all the time for work. ... He was trying to work and travel and do everything in a short space of time."

Since his son's death, Kim has been trying to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drugs.

Ledger left behind a then 2-year-old daughter, Matilda, he had with actress Michelle Williams.

Photos of Ledger, Williams and Matilda:

Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Matilda
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Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Matilda
Australian actor Heath Ledger, nominated for best actor in a drama for his work in "Brokeback Mountain," left, arrives with actress Michelle Williams for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams at the "Vanity Fair" OscarS Party. (West Hollywood, CA)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 23: Names and foot imprints of Heath Ledgers and Michelle WIlliams's baby Matilda, and of family dog Hugo are seen in front of the house where Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams lived together on January 23, 2008 in the Brooklyn borough, New York City. Ledger, died January 22, 2008 at the age of 28. (Photoby Brad Barket/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 27: (L-R) Matilda Ledger and Michelle Williams are seen on October 27, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
BROOKLYN - MAY 23: (L-R) Michelle Williams and Matilda Ledger sighting on May 23, 2009 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 27: (L-R) Matilda Ledger and Michelle Williams are seen on October 27, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
Heath Ledger, nominated for best actor for his work in "Brokeback Mountain," left, arrives with his fiance Michelle Williams, nominated for best supporting actress for her work in the film, at the 25th annual nominees luncheon hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, Feb. 13, 2006. Oscar nominees attended the function in anticipation of the Academy Awards scheduled for March 5. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
"Brokeback Mountain" cast members Heath Ledger, nominated for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role and girlfriend, Michelle Williams, nominated for a female actor in a supporting role arrive for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 22: Actor Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams attend the Australian Premier of Brokeback mountain at the Cinema Paris on the 13 January 2006 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian actor was found dead on his hotel floor in New York on January 22, 2008. (Photo by Mike Flokis/Getty Images)
Michelle Williams, nominee Best Female Lead for Land of Plenty, and Heath Ledger (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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