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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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.'
Christopher Nolan Compares Casting Harry Styles in 'Dunkirk' to Heath Ledger's Joker
02:21 — ET sat down with Nolan and Styles to discuss their upcoming war drama, which hits theaters July 21.

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10 Things I Hate About You MTV

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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Sat Aug 19 2:00pm
Heath Ledger's Legacy REELZ

Heath Ledger is profiled.

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Sat Aug 19 3:00pm
Under the InfluenceRiver Phoenix and Heath Ledger(Season 1, Episode 1) REELZ

In the series premiere, the deaths of River Phoenix and Heath Ledger are spotlighted.

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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