Was interviewed in "Talking Movies" (2006).
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Heathcliff Andrew Ledger
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on choosing his roles] I don't have that much forward planning about what I want to do in the future. But I guess once I find something, like if I'm doing Lords of Dogtown
(2005), I really like to flip the scale on the next job I'm doing. It's almost like you are a switchboard in a sound booth and on one job you use one side and by the end of the job you are kind of exhausted by it, but you ...
Was awarded the 2009 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his work as the Joker in The Dark Knight
(2008). This made him the first person to win a posthumous acting Oscar in this category.
Known for completely immersing himself in his roles