Heath Ledger

Submitted by on Sep 12, 2015

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger was born in the town of Perth, Australia, April 4, 1979. His parents divorced when the child was ten years. Around the same time, Heath enrolled in a theater class “Perth`s Guildford Grammar School & raquo ;, where he learned the basics of acting, honing acquired skills in the theater:”Bugsy Malone & raquo ;,”The Royal Hunt & raquo ;,”Peter Pan” and others.

At the age of sixteen in the search for happiness actor dropping out of school and moved together with one of the best friends in Sydney. The actor assumed that all of Sydney will not be easy, but did not expect that much. His only achievements are initially subtle role in paintings “Black Rock”(1997) and”Paws”(1997), as well as in the TV series”Sweat”(1996). High hopes pinned actor for the lead role in the TV series” roar & raquo ;, but hopes were in vain – Webcast series was soon abandoned due to its low rating.

The first fame came to the actor only in 1999, with a role in the teen comedy “10 Things I Hate & raquo ;. Ledger plays brilliantly, and after the release of his paintings are literally bombarded with offers to star in any youth series. From these proposals the actor has always refused, calling them a waste of time. The actor is looking for a serious role, which is in the same year in the film by Roland Emmerich”Patriot” (2000). The picture grossed more than $ 215 million brings the actor critical acclaim and international fame.

The pictures with the actor come one after another. Himself an actor changing roles such as gloves, adds significantly from picture to picture: “Four Feathers”(2002),”Sin Eater”(2003),”Grimm”(2005),”Brokeback Mountain”(2005) – Nomination for”Oscar & raquo ;,”Casanova” (2005), and others.

“high point”actor becomes the role of the main villain”& raquo ;, the Joker in one of the most commercially successful pictures of the 21st century -“Dark Knight” (2008). The picture for several weeks holding the first place in the hit parade of paintings of all time, according to IMDB visitors gathered at the box office over 900 million dollars.

January 22, 2008 at 15 hours 31 minutes actor, who was at the peak of his popularity, was found dead in his New York apartment in Manhattan. The official cause of death – poisoning caused by the combined action of antidepressants, sleeping pills and painkillers. In this version of violent death or suicide criminologists rule. The actor left a daughter Matilda Rose from actress Michelle Williams which got acquainted in 2004, he lived for three years, having left mene than a year before his death – in 2007.

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