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Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Australian actor
Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor. After playing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, he moved to the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career.Wikipedia
BornApril 4, 1979
HometownPerth, Australia
Net worth$16 million
Height6'1" (1.85m)
PartnerMichelle Williams, Naomi Watts
ChildrenMatilda Ledger
ParentsKim Ledger, Sally Ramshaw
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The Dark Knight: Christopher Nolan Nearly Passed on the Batman Sequel

  • 2008’s The Dark Knight co-screenwriter Jonathan Nolan reveals how his Oscar-winning director brother Christopher Nolan almost declined to direct the Batman Begins follow-up. “Chris was on the fence about making another one,” Jonathan said in an interview on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast. “He didn’t want to become a superhero movie director. We spent an hour telling […]

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The Rewind: '10 Things I Hate About You'

Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles both had breakout rules in the 1999 Shakespearean rom-com rife with iconic moments
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
PG-13
2h 2min
2010
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight
PG-13
2h 32min
2008
Candy
Candy
R
1h 48min
2006
Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
R
2h 14min
2005
Casanova
Casanova
R
1h 51min
2005
The Brothers Grimm
The Brothers Grimm
PG-13
1h 54min
2005
Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly
R
1h 49min
2004
The Order
The Order
R
1h 42min
2003
The Four Feathers
The Four Feathers
PG-13
2h 5min
2002
Monster's Ball
Monster's Ball
R
1h 51min
2001
A Knight's Tale
A Knight's Tale
PG-13
2h 12min
2001
The Patriot
The Patriot
R
2h 38min
2000
Two Hands
Two Hands
R
1h 44min
2005
10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You
PG-13
1h 37min
1999
Roar
Roar
1h
1997

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2009Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Dark KnightWinner
2009Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Dark KnightWinner
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Dark KnightWinner
2009British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe Dark KnightWinner
2006British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Leading RoleBrokeback MountainNominated