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Heath Ledger was an Australian actor and director. People mostly recognize him for his role as Joker in ‘The Dark Knight’.

Relationship Facts of Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Heath Ledger's Dating Timeline!

Heath Ledger dated American Actress Lisa Zane from 1997 to 1998.

From 2000 to 2002, he was in a relationship with the Australian Model Christina Cauchi. Heather Graham and Ledger dated from October 2000 to June 2001.

Ledger also dated British Actress Naomi Watts, Australian Model Gemma Ward, and American Actress Lindsay Lohan.

He was also linked with American Actress Michelle Williams. Together they had a daughter born in 2005. They named her Matilda.

Heath Ledger: Biography in Details

Who was Heath Ledger?

Heath Ledger was an Australian actor and director.

People mostly recognize him for his role as Joker in ‘The Dark Knight’.

Additionally, he also appeared in movies including ‘10 Things I Hate About You’, ‘Monster’s Ball’, ‘Brokeback Mountain’, and ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’.


Heath Ledger passed away on January 22, 2008, due to a cardiac arrest brought on by prescription drug intoxication.

Heath Ledger: Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Ledger was born in Perth, Australia on April 4, 1979, to parents Sally Ledger and Kim Ledger.

He was interested in the world of show business since his childhood years.

Heath Ledger was of Australian nationality. Furthermore, he belonged to a mixed ethnic background of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Jewish [Ashkenazi and Sephardi].

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Caption: Heath Ledger and Michelle William (Source: People)

Talking about his education, Ledger was enrolled at Mary’s Mount Primary School in Gooseberry Hill. In addition, he also attended Guildford Grammar School.

Heath Ledger: Profession, Career

Heath Ledger initially left school to pursue an acting career. He first had a minor role in the 1992’s ‘Clowning Around’.

Additionally, he also appeared as a cyclist in the TV series ‘Ship to Shore’. In 1996, he played the role of Snowy Bowles in the TV series ‘Sweat’.

Heath Ledger also had roles in ‘Blackrock’, ‘Home and Away’, ‘Paws’, and ‘Roar’ in 1997.

In 1999, Heath Ledger played the role of Patrick Verona in the movie ‘10 Things I Hate About You’.

Since then, he appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he had 23 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Ledger appeared in are ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’, ‘I’m Not There.’, ‘Candy’, ‘Casanova’, ‘The Brothers Grimm’, ‘Lords of Dogtown’, ‘The Order’, ‘Ned Kelly’, ‘The Four Feathers’, ‘A Knight’s Tale’, ‘The Patriot’, and ‘Two Hands’.

Additionally, Heath Ledger also had 3 credits as a director. Ledger’s portrayal of Joker in ‘The Dark Knight’ is hailed as one of the best performances by an actor in a movie.

Ledger won the Academy Award for his role as the iconic ‘Joker’ in ‘The Dark Knight’ in 2009.

Additionally, he also garnered an Oscar nomination in 2006 for his performance in ‘Brokeback Mountain’. All in all, he has 77 wins and 55 nominations to his name to date.

Heath Ledger’s Rumors, Controversy

Heath Ledger was part of several press controversies when he was alive.

Additionally, after his death, there were also several controversies over his will.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Heath Ledger had a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

Additionally, his hair color was blonde and his eye color was hazel.

Social Media

Heath Ledger was not active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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