Heath Ledger



Place of birth:

Perth, Western Australia, Australia:


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

Film Credits

I Am Heath Ledger (2017)
as Himself (archive footage)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
as Tony
The Dark Knight (2008)
as Joker
I'm Not There. (2007)
as Robbie
Candy (2006)
as Dan
Casanova (2005)
as Casanova
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
as Ennis Del Mar
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
as Jacob Grimm
Lords of Dogtown (2005)
as Skip Engblom
The Order (2003)
as Alex Bernier
Ned Kelly (2003)
as Ned Kelly
The Four Feathers (2002)
as Harry Faversham
Monster's Ball (2001)
as Sonny Grotowski
A Knight's Tale (2001)
as Sir William Thatcher / Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein of Gelderland
The Patriot (2000)
as Gabriel Martin
Two Hands (1999)
as Jimmy
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
as Patrick Verona
Paws (1997)
as Oberon
Blackrock (1997)
as Toby