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Heath Ledger became an American movie star after his role in Ten Things I Hate About You. His career was marked with memorable and controversial performances that influenced the film industry. Heath was a dedicated method actor and also a devout father to his daughter Matilda. His shocking death saddened the acting industry and thousands of fans worldwide. The acting community honored Heath by awarding an Oscar for his most memorable role as The Joker in Batman, and his fans continue to remember him by watching his films and enjoying what he left behind.

Birth:
04 Apr 1979 1
Perth, Australia 1
Death:
22 Jan 2008 1
New York, New York 1
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Full Name:
Heathcliff Andrew Ledger 1
Birth:
04 Apr 1979 1
Perth, Australia 1
Male 1
Death:
22 Jan 2008 1
New York, New York 1
Cause: Accidental Overdose of Prescription drugs 1
Physical Description:
Height: 6 feet 1 inch 1
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Birth:
Mother: Emma Ledger 1
Father: Kim Ledger 1
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Occupation:
Actor 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Australian 1
Daughter Matilda Rose is born in Brooklyn, NY:
28 Oct 2005 2
Daughter Matilda Rose is born in Brooklyn, NY:
Brooklyn, New York 2
Moves to Sydney, Australia to become an actor:
1996 2
Moves to Sydney, Australia to become an actor:
Sydney, Australia 2
Plays Gabriel Martin in The Patriot:
2000 2
Plays The Joker in Batman:The Dark Knight:
2008 2
Plays Toby in the film Blackrock:
1997 2
Stars as Ennis Del Mar in Broke Back Mountain:
2005 2
Stars in Ten Things I Hate About You as Patrick Ve:
1999 2
Wins the Oscar posthumously for his role The Joker:
March 2009 2
Relationships:
Michelle Williams: Begins 2004 1
Michelle Williams: 31 Dec 1969 1

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I enjoyed him in Knights Tale and Batman. I was looking forward to seeing him in additional movies.

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