Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979, in Perth, Western Australia. The son of Sally Ledger Bell, and Kim Ledger, heir to the Ledger Engineering Foundry, in addition The Sir Frank Ledger Charitable Trust is named after his great-grandfather. Ledger attended Mary's Mount Primary School, in Gooseberry Hill and later Guildford Grammar School, where he had his first acting experiences, starring in a school production as Peter Pan at age 10. He was smitten. “I just loved it,” he says, “and kept doing it. I blinked my eyes and I was getting paid. Doors kept opening and I kept walking through them.”
Starring in a medieval drama “Roar,” as a Celtic warrior prince; He says. “It was shot beautifully, and the script was half decent.” Co-starring as Heath’s wife was Keri Russell Heath notes. “We worked together really well. “ The show was cancelled; it won the loincloth-clad Ledger legions.
In 2001, Heath rocked his fans’ worlds in “A Knight’s Tale” as a peasant squire breaking all the rules. Heath however was the one featured on the poster for the film, with the tagline of “He Will Rock You” Heath had a riotous time filming in Prague, where the cast was encouraged to drink beer and have fun as a group. “I hope some people are drunk when they see the film as we were enormously drunk when we made it,” co-star Paul Bettany stated.
Not surprisingly, Warner Bros. has paid special attention on Ledger in the hopes that the actor will receive a posthumous nomination with their recently unveiled “For Your Consideration” ads, running in Variety. Casey wrote on November 24, 2008, “From the moment we first got a glimpse of Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight,” moviegoers across the board knew they were watching something both special and tragic. And regardless of whether you consider him to be your favorite portrayal of the Clown Prince of Crime, one thing’s certain — Ledger’s performance definitely deserves recognition from The Academy”.
Heath’s legacy is encouraging people to sign the ONE declaration and he holds a fundraiser to help the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty. The research shows that Heath was very passionate about supporting the ONE Campaign and Fight for Global AIDS and extreme poverty.
Heath Ledger……Will Rock You!
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