HEATH LEDGER
April 4, 1979 – January 22, 2008
Perth, Western Australia
Actor

ACADEMY AWARDS

200678th Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role“Brokeback Mountain”Nominated
200981st Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role“The Dark Knight”WINNER

FILMOGRAPHY

1992Clowning AroundOrphan Clown
1997BlackrockToby Ackland
1997PawsOberon
1998The InterviewPetrol attendant
199910 Things I Hate About YouPatrick Verona
1999Two HandsJimmy
2000The PatriotGabriel Martin
2001A Knight’s TaleWilliam Thatcher
2001Monster’s BallSonny Grotowski
2002The Four FeathersHarry Faversham
2003Ned KellyNed Kelly
2003The OrderAlex Bernier
2005Lords of DogtownSkip Engblom
2005The Brothers GrimmJacob Grimm
2005Brokeback MountainEnnis Del Mar
2005CasanovaGiacomo Casanova
2006CandyDan Carter
2007I’m Not ThereRobbie Clark / Bob Dylan
2008The Dark KnightThe Joker (posthumously)
2009The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusTony Shepard (posthumously)
2017I Am Heath LedgerHimself (posthumously)

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

1993Ship to ShoreCyclist3 Episodes
1996SweatSnowy Bowles26 Episodes
1997Home and AwayScott Irwin9 Episodes
1997RoarConor13 Episodes

SUPERHERO ROLE

THE JOKER

Species: Human
From: Gotham City

Superpowers:

  • Criminal mastermind
  • Expert chemist
  • Using weaponized props and toxins

RANKING

  1. “The Dark Knight”
  2. “10 Things I Hate About You”
  3. “A Knight’s Tale”
  4. “Brokeback Mountain”
  5. “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”

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