Heath Ledger

Actor Heath Ledger Full Name: Heath Ledger


Profession: Actor
Why Famous: Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight

Born: April 4, 1979
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Died: January 22, 2008 (aged 28)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Historical Events in the Life of Heath Ledger

  • 1999-03-31 "10 Things I Hate About You", a modernization of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, starring Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger, is released
  • 2005-12-09 "Brokeback Mountain", starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, is released
  • 2008-07-14 "The Dark Knight" directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, premieres in New York
  • 2009-02-22 Heath Ledger posthumously wins Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight"

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