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Heath Ledger

1979-04-04 Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Heathcliff Andrew "Heath" Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the latter two being posthumous releases. He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director.


Joker: Put on a Happy Face Self (archive footage) 2020-08-18
I Am Heath Ledger Himself (archive footage) 2017-04-23
The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Himself (archive footage) 2013-09-24
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Tony 2009-10-01
The Dark Knight Joker 2008-07-14
I'm Not There Robbie 2007-10-01
Candy Dan 2006-05-25
Brokeback Mountain Ennis Del Mar 2005-09-10
Lords of Dogtown Skip 2005-06-03
The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life Himself 2005-12-20
The Making of 'Lords of Dogtown' Himself 2005-09-27
The Brothers Grimm Jacob Grimm 2005-08-26
Casanova Casanova 2005-12-25
The Order Alex Bernier 2003-09-05
Ned Kelly Ned Kelly 2003-03-22
A Knight's Tale: Making Of Himself 2002-06-04
The Four Feathers Harry Faversham 2002-09-08
A Knight's Tale William Thatcher 2001-05-11
Monster's Ball Sonny Grotowski 2001-06-07
The Patriot: The Art of War Himself 2000-10-24
The Patriot Gabriel Martin 2000-06-28
10 Things I Hate About You Patrick Verona 1999-03-30
Two Hands Jimmy 1999-07-29
Paws Oberon 1997-09-25
Blackrock Toby 1997-05-01
Roar Conor 1997-07-14
Clowning Around Orphan Clown 1991-11-26
Heath Ledger: A Tribute Heath Ledger