Heath Ledger

A Little On Heath Ledger's Life

Heath was born April 4, 1979 in Perth, Australia. He is an Australian Actor who has taken part in 18 films. A few of his films that you might know are Brokeback Mountain, The Brothers Grimm, 10 Things I Hate About You, and The Dark Knight. Most people know him for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight, and Patrick Verona in 10 Things I Hate About You.

10 Things I Hate About You: 'Hes our Guy' Scene

Heath Career

He became an international star in the late 1999's and early 2000's. He was first noticed for 10 Things I Hate About You, and this film is a teenage take on W. Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Heath is also well known for is role as Mel Gibson's son in The Patriot, a historical drama made in 2000.

Heaths Family

The Dark Knight (2008) Official Trailer #1 - Christopher Nolan Movie HD

Heath Ledger's Death

Heath Died in 2008

Heath Ledger died January 22, 2008 in New York City. He was only 28 years old. His death was caused by an accidental overdose of prescription medications. If he had taken these medications alone they would have not been fatal. Do to the combination of these drugs resulted in Ledger's premature death.

By Taylor Toney

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