Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Australian actor
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Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and music video director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further 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 Brothers Grimm (2005), Casanova (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.

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Full name at birth
Heathcliff Andrew Ledger
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Claim to fame
10 Things I Hate About You, A Knight's Tale, Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight
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Date of birth
4 April 1979
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Place of birth
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Date of death
22 January 2008
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Place of death
Soho, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Cause of death
Accidental Sleeping Pill Overdose
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Resting place
Karrakatta Cemetery
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Occupation
Actor, music video director
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
6' 1" (185 cm)
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Weight
185 lbs (83.9 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Deep husky voice
  • Known for completely immersing himself in his roles
  • His warm smile
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Dress size
9
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Shoe size
12
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Net worth
$16,000,000 USD
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High school
Guildford Grammar School, Guildford, Perth
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