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Heath ledger

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  • 1. (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008)
  • 2.  Father  Kim Ledger Mother  Sally Ramshaw Sisters  Catherine (Kate) Ledger  Olivia Ledger  Ashleigh Bell
  • 3.  Ledger was involved in a long-term romance with actress Michelle Williams They were engaged but they split September 2007 He has a daughter, with Michelle, 2- year-old Matilda Rose Legder.
  • 4.  Ledger was born in Perth, Western Australia, on April 4, 1979. Involved in amateur theater from the age of 10, he moved to Sydney at 16 to pursue acting professionally He soon found work on TV movies and shows. In addition to his acting, he produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director.
  • 5.  "10 Things I Hate About You" (1999) "A Knights Tale" (2001) "The Order" (2003) "Brokeback Mountain" (2005) "The Brothers Grimm" (2005) "The Dark Knight" (2008)
  • 6. “Ship to Shore” (1993) “Sweat” (1996)“Home and Away” (1997)
  • 7.  In 2006 Ledger directed music videos for the title track on Australian hip-hop artist Nfas CD debut solo album Cause an Effect He also directed N’fa’s single "Seduction Is Evil". He directed a music video for Ben Harpers song "Morning Yearning".[
  • 8.  Heath won at the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a motion picture. He has also been nominated for and won awards for his portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight He has been nominated for two Oscars for best performance by an Actor in a leading role
  • 9.  Named one of People Magazines 50 Most Beautiful People in 2001. Was a mens-fashion judge at the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November 2001. Was the first non-American actor to portray the Joker.
  • 10.  Was one of seven godparents of Elizabeth Hurleys son Damien. Resided in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Sydney. Chosen by Empire Magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in the world (#79) 2007
  • 11.  First acting role was as "Peter Pan", at age 10, at a local theater company. Was very good friends with Russell Crowe. Owned a pet kangaroo that was found by his mother as a child
  • 12.  On 22 January 2008, Ledger was found unconscious in his bed by his housekeeper, Teresa Solomon, and his masseuse, Diana Wolozin, in his fourth- floor loft apartment at 421 Broome Street in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. At 3:36 p.m., Ledger was pronounced dead and his body removed from the apartment
  • 13.  Mr. Heath Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine.[
  • 14.  On 9 February 2008, a memorial service attended by several hundred invited guests was held at Penrhos College Afterward Ledgers body was cremated at Fremantle Cemetery, followed by a private service attended by only 10 closest family members.