STARmeter
Top 500
Up 33 this week

Heath Ledger (1979–2008)


When a hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. Heath Ledger was born on the fourth of April 1979, in Perth, Western ... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 people
created 03 Sep 2012
 
a list of 38 people
created 14 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 34 images
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 26 people
created 2 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Heath Ledger.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 70 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (23 credits)
 2006 Candy
Dan
 1999 Two Hands
Jimmy
 1997 Paws
Oberon
 1997 Blackrock
Toby
 1997 Roar (TV Series)
Conor
- Traps (1997) ... Conor
- The Cage (1997) ... Conor
- Tash (1997) ... Conor
- Sweet Bridget (1997) ... Conor
- Daybreak (1997) ... Conor
 1992 Clowning Around
Orphan Clown (uncredited)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (51 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Was interviewed in "Talking Movies" (2006).

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 12 Interviews | 159 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Heathcliff Andrew Ledger

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Brooklyn seems to me the closest thing in America to Europe. The neighbors and locals are beautiful people. It's like a village. See more »

Trivia:

Met up with Christopher Nolan to exchange ideas about how he was going to play the Joker before there was even a script for The Dark Knight (2008). He was Christopher Nolan's first and only choice for the Joker. See more »

Trademark:

Deep husky voice See more »

Nickname:

Heathy

Star Sign:

Aries