Date of Birth: 4 April, 1979
Date of Death: 22 January, 2008 (Aged: 28)
Height: 185 cm (6 ft 1)
Weight: 84 kg (185 pounds)
Heath Ledger body measurements:
Feet Size: 12 US (46 EU)
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Blond
There are not so many actors, who won Oscar after his death. Heath Ledger was preparing to each his role very seriously. That’s why his heroes were so natural and real.
Heath Ledger birthplace is Perth, Australia. He was a son of a French tutor (mother) and a racing driver (father). Unfortunately Heath’s parents got divorced. Ned Kelly actor grew up with his mother and sister.
From his teens it was noticed that Heath Ledger was tall and strong. He could become a sportsman, because he had great physiques, but the teenager was interested in acting. He took part in all school performances and every teacher and pupil told him, that he had a talent. After graduation from school, Heath Ledger decided to make a career of an actor.
He debuted on Australian TV and soon he became vey popular. Each Australian woman switched her TV set, when she heard, that a new Heath Ledger movie was on.
His first movies and TV shows were “Home and Away”, “Sweat”, “Roar” etc.
Heath has become extremely popular in his native country and he was content with his career, but soon the fate had prepared another surprise for him. Heath Ledger was casted in “10 Things I Hate About You”, which made him popular in USA too.
Heath’s career has made a great leap and he was moving forward, taking part in new projects in USA. Thus he acted in the films “A Knight’s Tale”, “Monster’s Ball”, “The Brothers Grimm” and others. His films brought an actor money and international recognition.
Heath Ledger was rumored to be a real heartthrob. He had love affairs with numerous actresses like Lisa Zane, Heather Graham, Mary-Kate Olsen. Heath had a daughter together with an actress Michelle Williams.
It is not known about Heath Ledger diet and fitness routine. But he was fond of sports since the earliest years. He played football and tennis.
Heath Ledger was active till the last day of his life. He liked to spend his free time, playing various team games together with his friends.
Heath Ledger was young and good looking, when he tragically died in January, 2008. Heath was overdosed, and it caused his death.
The star still remains popular among modern actors. His films are still watched and re-watched!