‘Lords of Dogtown’ Writer Stacy Peralta Reflects On Heath Ledger

As we start to reflect on the all too brief and remarkable life and career of Heath Ledger, now unbelievably gone at just 28, collaborators like Stacy Peralta are putting into words what many of us are feeling. The shock. The unbearable sadness. Peralta wrote “Lords of Dogtown,” a film that featured another remarkable performance by the young Australian. Here he reflects on the actor who gave life to his work.