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Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian television and film actor. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work encompassed nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, Brokeback Mountain, and The Dark Knight. In addition to his acting, he produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. He died at the age of 28, from an accidental "toxic combination of prescription drugs." A few months before his death, Ledger had finished filming his penultimate performance, as the Joker in The Dark Knight, his death coming during editing of the film and casting a shadow over the subsequent promotion of the $180 million production. Heath Ledger was born in Perth, Western Australia, the son of Sally Ledger, a French teacher, and Kim Ledger, a racing-car driver and mining engineer, whose family established and owned the Ledger Engineering Foundry. The Sir Frank Ledger Charitable Trust is named after his great-grandfather. Among his most notable romantic relationships, Ledger dated actress Heather Graham for several months in 2000 to 2001, and he had a serious on-and-off-again long-term relationship with actress Naomi Watts, whom he met during the filming of Ned Kelly and with whom he lived at times from 2002 to 2004. In the summer of 2004, he met and began dating actress Michelle Williams on the set of Brokeback Mountain, and their daughter, Matilda Rose, was born on 28 October 2005 in New York City. Ledger sold his residence in Bronte, New South Wales, and moved to the United States, where he shared an apartment with Williams, in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, from 2005 to 2007. In September 2007, Williams' father confirmed to Sydney's Daily Telegraph that Ledger and Williams had ended their relationship. After his break-up with Williams, in late 2007 and early 2008, the tabloid press and other public media linked Ledger romantically with supermodels Helena Christensen and Gemma Ward and with former child star, actress Mary-Kate Olsen.

Apr 4, 1979 In Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
Pierwszy Pojawił:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Najnowszy projekt:
Seria Sweat 2016
Known For
Poster of Parnassus
Poster of Ned Kelly
Poster of Czekając na wyrok
Poster of Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Seria Sweat Snowy Bowles 2016
Film Parnassus Tony 2009-10-01
Film Mamma Mia! Patrick Verona 2008-06-30
Film Batman - Mroczny Rycerz The Joker 2008-07-16
Film I'm Not There. Robbie 2007-10-01
Film Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Himself 2006-01-01
Film Candy Dan 2006-02-15
Film Królowie Dogtown Skip 2005-06-03
Film Casanova Casanova 2005-12-25
Film Nieustraszeni bracia Grimm Jacob Grimm 2005-08-25
Film Tajemnica Brokeback Mountain Ennis Del Mar 2005-09-02
Seria Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Film Ned Kelly Ned Kelly 2003-03-22
Seria The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film The Order Alex Bernier 2003-09-05
Film Cena honoru Harry Faversham 2002-09-08
Film Czekając na wyrok Sonny Grotowski 2001-11-11
Film Obłędny Rycerz Sir William Thatcher / Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein of Gelderland 2001-05-11
Film Patriota Gabriel Martin 2000-06-28
Film Zakochana złośnica Patrick Verona 1999-03-30
Film Two Hands Jimmy 1999-07-29
Film Blackrock Toby 1997-05-01
Seria Roar Conor 1997-07-14
Seria Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Seria Ship to Shore Cyclist 1993-11-01
Seria The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Seria Home and Away Scott Irwin 1988-01-17
Seria Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Seria The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18