Born in Perth, Western Australia in 4th of April 1979
Son of Sally Ledger and
He was an avid chess
player (10 years)
He started acting as
peter pan in his school
16 years: TV series:
“ Sweet” (1996), he
played a gay cyclist
Involved in fox company
1998: Moved to USA
1999: teen comedy: “10 Things I Hate About You ”
Lead role in “Two hands”
He viewed The Dark Knight's Joker as a
"psychopathic, mass murdering,
schizophrenic clown with zero empathy."
The character as "just an absolute
sociopath, a cold-blooded,
mass-murdering clown "
In the character he found "fun, because there
are no real limits to what the Joker would say or do.
Nothing intimidates him, and everything is a big
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best
Supporting Actor, which Christopher Nolan
accepted for him.
At about 2:45 p.m. on 22 January 2008, Ledger
was found unconscious in his bed, in his fourth-floor
loft apartment at 421 Broome Street in the So Ho
neighborhood of Manhattan.