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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 80 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 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)
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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)
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Personal Quote:

[on the directors he would have liked to work with] Look, most of them are dead. Fellini. Cassavettes. Bob Fosse. Stanley Kubrick. I would have loved to work with them. I would love to work with many people who are around, but they're not lining up just yet. Terrence Malick is one person who comes to mind. I would love to be in one of his visual poems. (Chicago Sun Times, November 2007) See more »

Trivia:

Was originally set to star in Oliver Stone's Alexander (2004) before Colin Farrell took over the role. See more »

Trademark:

His warm smile See more »

Nickname:

Heathy

Star Sign:

Aries

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