about

Heath Ledger


    Starbirth:
    April 4, 1979
    Supernova:
    January 22, 2008
    Birthplace:
    Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    8.80
    2
    Acting
    8.00
    Performance
    8.50
    Voice
    10.00
    Screen Presence
    10.00
    Characterization
    7.50


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Overview

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.