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Heath Ledger
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Ledger at the 78th Academy Awards
2 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Actor
Born April 4, 1979
Perth, Western Australia
Died January 22, 2008
 

Heath Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work comprised of nineteen films, including The Patriot (2000), Monster's Ball (2001), Brokeback Mountain (2005), I'm Not There (2007), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. He was nominated and won numerous awards in his short career. Ledger died on 22 January 2008 from an accidental intoxication from prescription drugs.

Wins

The following was posthumous

81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best Supporting ActorThe Dark Knight

Nominations

78th Academy Awards, 2005
Best ActorBrokeback Mountain
81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best Supporting ActorThe Dark Knight

Videos

Gallery

Oscar-winning Roles

Oscar-nominated Roles


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