Heath Ledger

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  • Birth Name: Heath Andrew Ledger
  • Birth Place: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Died: January 22, 2008
  • Profession: Actor
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Jake Gyllenhaal: Heath Ledger's Death "Affected Me in Ways I Can't Put Into Words"

Jake Gyllenhaal opened up about the death of his friend and Brokeback Mountain co-star Heath Ledger in an interview with People and Entertainment Weekly editorial director Jess Cagle. On a personal level, Ledger's 2008 death from a drug overdose "aff… Read more

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The Dark Knight - Trailer
02:18 — The Dark Knight reunites Christian Bale with director Christopher Nolan and takes Batman across the world in his quest to fight a growing criminal thr (more…)
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03:47 — The deaths of celebrities such as Heath Ledger and Anna Nicole Smith, and the possible role of prescription drugs in the death of Whitney Houston, spo (more…)
Harry Styles on How His First Acting Role Compared to Starting Out With One Direction
01:32 — Director Christopher Nolan cast Styles in his new war drama, 'Dunkirk,' and compares it to casting Heath Ledger as the Joker in 'The Dark Knight.'
Harry Styles on How His First Acting Role Compared to Starting Out With One Direction
01:31 — Director Christopher Nolan cast Styles in his new war drama, 'Dunkirk,' and compares it to casting Heath Ledger as the Joker in 'The Dark Knight.'

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The Patriot STZEN

In 1776 South Carolina, a pacifist plantation owner joins the War for Independence after a British officer murders his 15-year-old son.

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10 Things I Hate About You CMT

Popular Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) is forbidden to date until her older sister (Julia Stiles) finds a beau in this update of Shakespeare's “The Taming of the Shrew,” set in high school. Verona: Heath Ledger. Cameron: Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Mr. Stratford: L (more…)

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The Patriot STZEN

In 1776 South Carolina, a pacifist plantation owner joins the War for Independence after a British officer murders his 15-year-old son.

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Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger's Parents: Daughter Matilda Is "Very Much" Like Her Dad

Heath Ledger's parents are opening up about their late son in a new interview with Australia's New I…

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  • Birth Name: Heath Andrew Ledger
  • Birth Place: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Died: January 22, 2008
  • Profession: Actor