Heath Ledger


Heath Ledger is a famous Australian actor. He was born on 4 April 1979 in Perth, Western Australia. He died on 22 January 2008 at the age of 28 in New York City, U.S. The main cause of his death was Acute combined drug intoxication. His marriage information is not available, but he was in a relationship with Michelle Williams, Lisa Zane, Naomi Watts, Christina Cauchi, & Heather Graham. He had a daughter with Michelle, her name was Matilda Rose (b. 28 OCT 2005).

He received numerous awards like BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award, & Academy Award for work in more than 20 movies. Besides his acting career, Heath was also a professional chess player and a fan of the West Coast Eagles, and the Australian Football Team.

Quick Facts

Full NameHeath Andrew Ledger
ProfessionActor and music video director
Date of BirthApril 4, 1979
Place of BirthPerth, Western Australia, Australia
Date of DeathJanuary 22, 2008
Age at Death28 years old
PartnerMichelle Williams (2004–2007)
ParentsSally Ramshaw (mother), Kim Ledger (father)
SiblingsKate Ledger (older sister), Ashleigh Bell (half-sister), Olivia Ledger (half-sister)
Net Worth$20 million
Notable Films“Brokeback Mountain,” “The Dark Knight,” “A Knight’s Tale,” “10 Things I Hate About You”
AwardsAcademy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award (all for Best Supporting Actor in “The Dark Knight”)
Cause of DeathAcute combined drug intoxication
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Heath Ledger Movies

The Dark Knight2008
Brokeback Mountain2005
10 Things I Hate About You1999
A Knight’s Tale2001
The Patriot2000
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus2009
I Am Heath Ledger2017
Lords of Dogtown2005
The Brothers Grimm2005
Ned Kelly2003
Two Hands1999
Monster’s Ball2001
The Four Feathers2002
The Order2003
I’m Not There2007
Sea of Darkness2008
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema2006
Here’s Looking At You, Boy2007

FAQs about Heath Ledger Biography

What is the full name of Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger’s full name is Heath Andrew Ledger.

What is the profession of Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger was an Australian actor and music video director.

What is the age of Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger passed away at the age of 28 on January 22, 2008.

Who is Heath Ledger’s spouse?

Heath Ledger’s partner was Michelle Williams from 2004 to 2007. They had one child together.

Who are Heath Ledger’s parents?

Heath Ledger’s parents are Sally Ramshaw, a French teacher, and Kim Ledger, a racing car driver and mining engineer.

Who are Heath Ledger’s siblings?

Heath Ledger had an older sister named Kate, who was an actress and publicist. He also had two half-sisters: Ashleigh Bell and Olivia Ledger.

What is the net worth of Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger’s net worth was $20 million.

What is the education of Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger attended Mary’s Mount Primary School and later Guildford Grammar School in Perth, Western Australia.

What are the major awards Heath Ledger received?

Heath Ledger received numerous awards for his role as the Joker in “The Dark Knight,” including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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