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Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) 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 nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and his final film before his death, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). In addition to acting, he produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. For his portrayal of Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain, Ledger won the 2005 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and the 2006 Best International Actor award from the Australian Film Institute, and was nominated for the 2005 Academy Award for Best Actor and the 2006 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Posthumously he shared the 2007 Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award with the rest of the ensemble cast, the director, and the casting director for the film I'm Not There, which was inspired by the life and songs of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. In the film, Ledger portrayed

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Heath's Kid -- Little Angel

Heath's Kid -- Little Angel

Matilda Ledger is soooooo cute, her feet don't even touch the ground when she walks. READ MORE >

Heath's Baby Mama Won't Thank the Academy

Heath's Baby Mama Won't Thank the Academy

Cross Michelle Williams off the list of people who will accept awards on behalf of Heath Ledger if/when he cleans up during awards season.A rep for Williams tells TMZ, "No discussions have been… READ MORE >

- 1951 days ago
Heath's Pad -- Too Morbid Means No Bids

Heath's Pad -- Too Morbid Means No Bids

Seems the SoHo loft where Heath Ledger died last year is simply too ghoulish to sell.The rental listing for the $26,000-per-month pad has been pulled from the market, reports the New York Post.… READ MORE >

- 1961 days ago
Ledger's Life Insurance Co:  Suicide = No Cash

Ledger's Life Insurance Co: Suicide = No Cash

The company that wrote Heath Ledger's $10 million life insurance policy is being sued after claiming the actor's death might have been a suicide, even though officials concluded it was accidental.… READ MORE >

- 2028 days ago
The Cutest $20 Million Dollar Baby

The Cutest $20 Million Dollar Baby

With her umbrella in tow, precious two-year-old Matilda Rose Ledger took a leisurely stroll through NYC on Sunday.Matilda won't have to worry about rainy days much longer, as she will reportedly… READ MORE >

- 2028 days ago
Heath Ledger's Entire Estate Left to Daughter

Heath Ledger's Entire Estate Left to Daughter

After months of closed-door court meetings -- all of Heath Ledger's estimated $20 mil estate will go to his 2-year old daughter Matilda Rose.According to news reports, Heath's dad Kim Ledger says… READ MORE >

- 2029 days ago
Hefty Price Tag on Heath's Hearth

Hefty Price Tag on Heath's Hearth

The apartment where Heath Ledger died is available for rent, and apparently someone thinks the tragedy is good for business.Ledger's three-bedroom loft is on the market for $26,000 a month. The… READ MORE >

- 2060 days ago
Matilda Ledger Gives Mommy the Runaround

Matilda Ledger Gives Mommy the Runaround

Michelle Williams got her cardio workout in by chasing after her precious daughter Matilda down a NYC street on Wednesday.Heath's little lookalike turns three in October. See Also Daddy's Little… READ MORE >

- 2061 days ago
Daddy's Little Girl

Daddy's Little Girl

Lil' Matilda Rose is growing into a identical version of her dad Heath Ledger. Keep Mary-Kate far, far away from her. See Also Mary-Kate a Red Herring in Ledger-Gate  READ MORE >

- 2069 days ago
DEA -- What Were THEY Smoking?!

DEA -- What Were THEY Smoking?!

Sources connected with the Heath Ledger investigation say the Drug Enforcement Administration set a new low for starf**king.People who have talked to TMZ off the record are now willing to go on… READ MORE >

- 2081 days ago

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