Heath Ledger: 5-year Anniversary

Five years today we saw the unexpected fall of actor Heath Ledger, just a short few months before the biggest role of his career was set to be released. Here, we are going to take a brief look at just a few of his best known roles.

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The Dark Knight

Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight (2008) was released just months after his death, in his most famous role as The Joker opposite Christian Bale as Batman.

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Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain (2005) where Ledger played Ennis Del Mar starred alongside Jake Gyllenhaal where the two won a number of awards.

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10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You (1999) one of Ledger’s first major releases where he plays Patrick Verona, a misunderstood teenager, alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julia Stiles.

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A Knight’s Tale

A Knight’s Tale (2001) where Ledger plays a peasant squire, that wants to create a new identity for himself as a Knight.

Dedicated to Heath Ledger (1979 – 2008)

What was your favourite role for Ledger? Let us know below.

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Author: Zara Waqar

Associate Editor (Films) and veteran of PopBucket, gamer girl and resident film guru. She loves anything zombie and laughs roughly 80% of the time.

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  • EamonX

    You forgot The Patriot!

    • Zara

      So I did! The Patriot is good though :)

  • TulkasTruth

    I gotta go with the Joker. His take on the character–just phenomenal. No one else could have done such a good job in that role.

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