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Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Born in Perth, Western Australia, Australia on 4th April 1979. Died in 2008 aged 28 years old.
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Heath Ledger was an Oscar and Bafta winning actor with a career spanning 21 years, from 1992 to 2013, starting at the age of 13. His first film was Clowning Around and his last film was The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Adventure genres.

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Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy poster The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy 2013 1h 16m
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus poster The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 2009 2h 3m
The Dark Knight poster The Dark Knight 2008 2h 32m
I'm Not There poster I'm Not There 2007 2h 15m
Candy poster Candy 2006 1h 56m
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Casanova poster Casanova 2005 1h 52m
Brokeback Mountain poster Brokeback Mountain 2005 2h 14m
The Brothers Grimm poster The Brothers Grimm 2005 1h 58m
Lords of Dogtown poster Lords of Dogtown 2005 1h 47m
The Order poster The Order 2003 1h 42m
Ned Kelly poster Ned Kelly 2003 1h 50m
The Four Feathers poster The Four Feathers 2002 2h 12m
Monster's Ball poster Monster's Ball 2001 1h 53m
A Knight's Tale poster A Knight's Tale 2001 2h 12m
The Patriot poster The Patriot 2000 2h 45m
Two Hands poster Two Hands 1999 1h 43m
10 Things I Hate About You poster 10 Things I Hate About You 1999 1h 37m
Paws poster Paws 1997 1h 23m
Blackrock poster Blackrock 1997 1h 30m
Clowning Around poster Clowning Around 1992 3h 3m

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Gary Oldman
2 films together
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Michael Caine
2 films together
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Cillian Murphy
2 films together
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Anne Hathaway
2 films together
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Morgan Freeman
2 films together
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Geoffrey Rush
2 films together
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Michelle Williams
2 films together
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Tom Wilkinson
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
19% Drama
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His Top Years
20% 2005
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Top Character Types
34% Supervillain
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Hero or Villain?
50% Bad
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Role Type
67% Lead
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Heath Ledger FAQ

How old was Heath Ledger when he died?

28 years old.

When was Heath Ledger born?

4th April 1979

Where was Heath Ledger born?

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Has Heath Ledger won an Oscar?

Yes, he won an Oscar for the film The Dark Knight (2008)

Has Heath Ledger won a BAFTA?

Yes, he won a BAFTA for the film The Dark Knight (2008)

What ethnicity is Heath Ledger?

He was Caucasian.