Mostly Credited As: Heath Ledger
Birth Name: Heath Andrew Ledger
Date Of Birth: April 04, 1979 (Age 28)
Country Of Birth: Australia
Birth Place: Perth, Western Australia
Date Of Death: January 22, 2008
Cause Of Death: accidental overdose of prescription drugs
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979 in Australia. After struggling in Australia as an actor he came to the US. His first big movie in the US was 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). This was just the beginning. His career exploded from this point on. He recently had a child with Michelle Williams, his fiance. Their daughter, Matilda Rose Ledger, was born on October 28, 2005. Her godfather is Jake Gyllenhaal who starred alongside both Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams, but the couple eventually broke-up. On January 22, 2008, Heath was found dead in an apartment in New York.Some of his movies include:
Lords of Dogtown(2005)
The Brothers Grimm(2005)
The Order (2003)
Ned Kelly (2003)
The Four Feathers (2002)
Monster's Ball (2001)
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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Heath starred in Brokeback Mountain (2005) as Ennis Del Mar alongside Jake Gyllenhaal.
Heath starred in The Patriot alongside Mel Gibson.
Heath's nickname is Heathy.
Heath was only paid $50,000 for his role in Ned Kelly.
Heath's mother is Sally and his father is Kim.
Heath has three sisters.
Heath almost broke Jake Gyllenhaal's nose when filming Brokeback Mountain.
Heath has one daughter named Matilda Rose.
Rembrandt Award 2009:
Best foreign actor (The Dark Knight)
Contrary to popular belief, Ledger's last role wasn't The Joker in "The Dark Knight" (2008), but Tony in "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" (2009).
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