Heath Ledger. biography
NAME:Heath Ledger BIRTH DATE:April 4, 1979 (Age: 34) PLACE OF BIRTH:Perth, Australia
Heath Ledger had been linked to many actresses such as Lisa Zane, Heather Graham, and Naomi Watts. During the filming of Brokeback Mountain, Ledger began dating co-star Michelle Williams. Together they have a daughter Matilda Rose who was born on October 28, 2005. After three years together, Heath and Michelle Williams split in September, 2007.
Heath Ledger died on January 22, 2008. He was found dead in his New York City apartment. Autopsy showed that his death was caused of an overdose of prescription medications. Did you know...
- In February 2007, Heath teamed up with Ben Harper to start their own music label, called Masses Music Co. Their first act to sign to the label was Australian, Grace Woodroofe, who was a personal favorite of Heath's.
- Heath was the first non-American to play "The Joker" in the sequel to the 2005 box office hit, Batman Begins, called The Dark Knight.
- Heath had a tattoo on his arm, "Old Man River" written by Michelle Williams. He had the tattoo artist tattoo over Michelle's handwriting.
- Heath starred in three films which screened at the 2005 Venice Film Festival. They included Brokeback Mountain, The Brothers Grimm and Casanova.
- Heath concentrated on both drama and sports in school. When forced to pick one over the other, he picked drama.
- Heath was captain of the drama team in high school.
- Heath won several awards for hockey while in high school.