Heath Ledger est décédé le 22 avril 2008, à l'âge de 28 ans, des suites d'une overdose. Heath Ledger was an Academy Award-winning, Australian actor best known for his roles in 'Brokeback Mountain' and 'The Dark Knight.' He also intended to act in the film, with Canadian actor Elliot Page proposed in the lead role. At the urging of the 9-1-1 operator, Wolozin administered CPR, which was unsuccessful in reviving him.[89]. Dans un entretien au magazine Vanity Fair, Michelle Williams révèle qu'elle a pris une grande décision dans sa vie, plus de dix ans après la mort d'Heath Ledger. "[151] Ledger, however, disconnected himself and acting from perfectionism. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! At 3:26 pm, "less than 15 minutes after she first saw him in bed and only a few moments after the first call to Ms. Olsen", Wolozin telephoned 9-1-1 "to say that Mr. [3] He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role[4] and the Academy Award for Best Actor. Mort de Heath Ledger, son père balance : "C'est entièrement de sa faute" 2 partages. Mary-Kate Olsen for help. "I couldn't stop thinking. [9][92][96], In 2017, Jason Payne-James, a forensic pathologist, asserted that Ledger might have survived if hydrocodone and oxycodone had been left out of the combination of drugs that the actor took just prior to his death. He claimed that this was partially a result of the "shock and confusion" surrounding the circumstances of Ledger's death, as well as due to Ledger's "legacy [...] in a roundly acclaimed performance as the Joker in the year's biggest box office hit The Dark Knight. [11] His performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight earned him universal acclaim and popularity from fans and critics alike. Portraying a variety of roles, from romantic heroes to the reluctantly oppressed, Ledger created a hodgepodge of characters that are deliberately unlike one another, stating "I feel like I am wasting my time if I repeat myself". His work consisted of nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Candy (2006), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the latter two being posthumous releases. Acteur australien – Heath Ledger est né à Perth (capitale de l'État d'Australie-Occidentale) le 04/04/1979 et décédé à Manhattan (arrondissement de la ville de New York) le 22/01/2008 à l'âge de 28 ans. "[82] At that time, he told Lyall that he had taken two Ambien pills, after taking just one had not sufficed, and those left him in "a stupor, only to wake up an hour later, his mind still racing". "[27] In a review in Rolling Stone, Peter Travers states: "Ledger's magnificent performance is an acting miracle. [5] Posthumously, he shared the 2007 Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award with the rest of the ensemble cast, the director, and the casting director for the film I'm Not There, which was inspired by the life and songs of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. He died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in 2008. [83][155][156] In February 2008, as a "memorial tribute to the man many have called one of the best actors of his generation," Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell signed on to take over Ledger's role, becoming multiple incarnations of his character, Tony, transformed in this "magical re-telling of the Faust story". He pursued his primary education at institutions such as ‘Mary’s Mount Primary School’ and ‘Guildford Grammar School’. The Descendants of Samuel Moss Solomon" Jenny Cowen published 2019, 'Heath: A Family's Tale' by Janet Fife-Yeomans (2009), p.32: "Ledger was a descendant of the Ledger family of Leeds, Yorkshire who arrived in Western Australia from England in 1880. … The home’s previous owners include Ellen DeGeneres and Heath Ledger, the Daily Mail reported. On 6 February 2008, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York released its conclusions. Like many homes in Los Angeles, there is one on the Hollywood Hills real estate market that has seen more than one celebrity owner. [17] With Trevor DiCarlo, his best friend since the age of three, Ledger drove across Australia from Perth to Sydney, returning to Perth to take a small role in Clowning Around (1992), the first part of a two-part television series, and to work on the TV series Sweat (1996), in which he played a cyclist. On 1 February, in her first public statement after Ledger's death, Michelle Williams expressed her heartbreak and described Ledger's spirit as surviving in their daughter. [4][13], Ledger was born in Perth, Western Australia, the son of Sally Ramshaw, a French teacher, and Kim Ledger, a racing car driver and mining engineer whose family established and owned the Ledger Engineering Foundry. Heath Andrew Ledger[a] (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor, photographer, and music video director. In 2007, director Todd Haynes compared Ledger's presence to actor James Dean, casting Ledger as Robbie Clarke, a fictive personification of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There. [21], Ledger received "Best Actor of 2005" awards from both the New York Film Critics Circle and the San Francisco Film Critics Circle for his performance in Brokeback Mountain,[22][23] in which he plays Wyoming ranch hand Ennis Del Mar, who has a love affair with aspiring rodeo rider Jack Twist, played by Jake Gyllenhaal. It was a three-day wake." [102][103] In his statement, Miller said specifically, "Despite tabloid speculation, Mary-Kate Olsen had nothing whatsoever to do with the drugs found in Heath Ledger's home or his body, and she does not know where he obtained them," emphasizing that media "descriptions [attributed to an unidentified source] are incomplete and inaccurate. Ledger’s death also cut short his role in a film he had been working on, The Imaginarium … His work consisted of nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Candy (2006), The Dark Knight Ledger had told The New York Times in November 2007 that he was taking Ambien, a prescription medication used for the short-term treatment of insomnia. [1] He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. Shortly after the release of Candy, Ledger was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. [126] Within the next few days, memorial tributes were communicated by family members; the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd; the Deputy Premier of Western Australia, Eric Ripper; Warner Bros. (distributor of The Dark Knight) and thousands of Ledger's fans around the world.[127][128][129][130]. [30] Posthumously, on 23 February 2008, he shared the 2007 Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award with the rest of the film's ensemble cast, its director, and its casting director. At the age of 10, he won Western Australia's Junior Chess Championship. He seems to tear it from his insides. [149] Amato was directing the band's "The Wolves (Act I & II)" music video the day that Ledger died. 14/06/2008 à 12h57 | par La Rédaction Pour certains, le comédien était perturbé par son rôle du Joker dans le film de super-héros. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going. In 2011, Ward stated that the pair had begun dating in November 2007 and that their families had spent Christmas 2007 together in their home town of Perth. Heathcliff Andrew Ledger is part of the Baby boomers generation. [26] In The New York Times review of the film, critic Stephen Holden writes: "Both Mr. Mr. Digne, émouvante, belle, Michelle Williams s'est livrée sur une terrible épreuve pour la première fois à la télévision : la mort du père de sa fille, Heath Ledger. Ledger doesn't just know how Ennis moves, speaks and listens; he knows how he breathes. Ledger found emotional release in acting, choreography and dance and continued seeking out roles in his grammar school. "[151] Ledger liked to wait between jobs so that he would start creatively hungry on new projects. Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor, photographer, and music video director. "[98][99], On 4 August 2008, citing unnamed sources, Murray Weiss, of the New York Post, first reported that Mary-Kate Olsen had "refused [through her attorney, Michael C. Miller] to be interviewed by federal investigators probing the accidental drug death of her close friend Heath Ledger ... [without] ... immunity from prosecution" and that, when asked about the matter, Miller at first declined further comment. Despite his young age and relative inexperience, he was soon beating out the Hollywood elite for major roles in blockbuster films. I mean, there's no such thing as perfection in what [actors] do. [55] As an adult, he often played with other chess enthusiasts at Washington Square Park,[56] though the level of his play has sometimes been exaggerated. On 10 November 2008, he was nominated for two People's Choice Awards related to his work on the film, "Best Ensemble Cast" and "Best Onscreen Match-Up" (shared with Christian Bale), and Ledger won an award for "Match-Up" in the ceremony aired live on CBS in January 2009. [14][18] Ledger's two half-sisters are Ashleigh Bell (b. Nolan. "[166], Ledger received numerous awards for his Joker role in The Dark Knight. ", "Heath Ledger's Final Film To Go Forward – With Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell in His Role", "Arts Briefly: Three Actors Replace Heath Ledger", "Dark Knight Director Shuns Digital Effects for the Real Thing", "Britney Spears, Heath Ledger Get People's Choice Nods", "Movie News: Ledger's Knight Costars Call for Posthumous Oscar", "Heath Ledger Remembered on First Anniversary of His Death", "Why Can't Li'l Matilda Have Heath's (Potential) Oscar? [8][91][92] The report concluded that Ledger died "as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine". However, due to Matilda's age, she will not gain full ownership of the statuette until her eighteenth birthday in 2023. Souhaitez l'anniversaire de décès de la star Heath Ledger dans 220 jour(s). Christopher. His mind was turning, turning, turning – always turning". [14], From 1992 to 2005, he starred in supporting roles as Gabriel Martin, the eldest son of Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson), in The Patriot (2000), and as Sonny Grotowski, the son of Hank Grotowski (Billy Bob Thornton), in Monster's Ball (2001); and in leading or title roles in A Knight's Tale (2001), The Four Feathers (2002), The Order (2003), Ned Kelly (2003), Casanova (2005), The Brothers Grimm (2005), and Lords of Dogtown (2005). The actor later was posthumously awarded a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the role. L'été 2008 était bien complexe pour l'actrice Michelle Williams. [14] He had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. "[154] All of Ledger's scenes appear as he completed them in the filming; in editing the film, Nolan added no "digital effects" to alter Ledger's actual performance posthumously. [8][9][10] A few months before his death, Ledger had finished filming his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight. His feet were on the ground and he was the least neurotic person I've ever met. It is believed that the young star's death was caused by an overdose of the sleep aid, combined with various other prescription drugs found in his system post-mortem. [137][142][143] Later that night, his family and friends gathered for a wake on Cottesloe Beach. Unfortunately, while Ledger was enjoying this busy life of a 10-year-old, his parents found themselves growing apart. He added, "They will be taken care of and that's how Heath would want it to be". It is a great screen performance, as good as the best of Marlon Brando and Sean Penn. "[115][116][117] A few days later, reports citing telephone interviews with Ledger's uncles Haydn and Mike Ledger and the family of the other little girl, published in OK! After various small roles on television, Ledger's feature film debut came in 1997 in the emotional drama Blackrock. "[28], After Brokeback Mountain, Ledger costarred with fellow Australian Abbie Cornish in the 2006 Australian film Candy, an adaptation of the 1998 novel Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction, as young heroin addicts in love attempting to break free of their addiction, whose mentor is played by Geoffrey Rush; for his performance as sometime poet Dan, Ledger was nominated for three "Best Actor" awards, including one of the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, which both Cornish and Rush won in their categories. [133] British indie band Kasabian paid tribute to Ledger in their song 'Vlad the Impaler', with the line "Joker, meet you on the other side". ", "Heath Ledger Documentary Trailer Previews Footage Shot by Late Actor". [94][95] The official announcement of the cause and manner of Ledger's death heightened concerns about the growing problems of prescription drug abuse or misuse and combined drug intoxication (CDI). It added: "We have concluded that the manner of death is accident, resulting from the abuse of prescribed medications. [108], After Ledger's death, in response to some press reports about his will, filed in New York City on 28 February 2008,[109][110] and his daughter's access to his financial legacy, his father, Kim Ledger, said that he considered the financial well-being of Heath's daughter Matilda Rose an "absolute priority,“ whilst also stating that her mother, Michelle Williams, was "an integral part of our family". Sa mort avait ému le monde entier ainsi que le monde du cinéma. He also tried his hand on the big screen as an extra in the movie Clowning Around, and later appeared in the TV series Ship To Shore. [124][125], The next day, at 10:50 am Australian time, Ledger's parents and sister appeared outside his mother's house in Applecross, a riverside suburb of Perth, and read a short statement to the media expressing their grief and desire for privacy. It was on the set of Brokeback Mountain that Ledger met actress Michelle Williams. I think what he did have was the walking pneumonia.' [5][14] His parents separated when he was 10 and divorced when he was 11. Our family has gifted everything to Matilda. "[151], Ledger's death affected the marketing campaign for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight (2008)[11][35] and also both the production and marketing of Terry Gilliam's film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, with both directors intending to celebrate and pay tribute to his work in these films. Soon after Ledger's death reached the news, erroneous reports began to surface, incorrectly claiming that the apartment he was in belonged to Olsen. Actor Eric Roberts, brother of actress Julia Roberts and father of actress Emma Roberts, is an Academy Award nominee and recently appeared in The Dark Knight. [174], 16 "Descendants of Samuel Moss Solomon" Jenny Cowen published 2019 ISBN 978-0-9945173-1-9, "You know when you see the preachers down South? He and his sister, Kate, were reportedly named after two main characters in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. [45] After Ledger's death, his music video for "Black Eyed Dog" was shown on the Internet and excerpted in news clips distributed via YouTube. ", Drake's song "Black Eyed Dog" is featured as track number five on the soundtrack album for the 1974 film, It has been claimed that he was Western Australian junior chess champion, but he is not listed at, "Autopsy: The Last Hours of Heath Ledger.". CHARISMA AS NATURAL AS GRAVITY. Drawing on the similar characteristics between the actors, Haynes further highlighted Ledger's "precocious seriousness" and intuition. Tennessee Williams was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose works include 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'. He first gained notice in the teen take on William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew , 1999's 10 Things I Hate About You , and as Mel Gibson's son in the 2000 historical drama The Patriot. While working on the film in London, Ledger told Sarah Lyall in their New York Times interview that he viewed The Dark Knight's Joker as a "psychopathic, mass murdering, schizophrenic clown with zero empathy". Those conclusions were based on an initial autopsy that occurred 23 January 2008 and a subsequent complete toxicological analysis. Ledger's family attended the ceremony on 22 February 2009, with his parents and sister accepting the award on stage on his behalf. ", † Tie; ‡ The Award was re-named Best On-Screen Dirtbag. In the film, Ledger plays ranch hand Ennis Del Mar, who has a lifelong love affair with aspiring rodeo rider Jack Twist, played by Jake Gyllenhaal. "I never figured out who 'Heath Ledger' is on film: 'This is what you expect when you hire me, and it will be recognisable'... People always feel compelled to sum you up, to presume that they have you and can describe you. His death affected the subsequent promotion of The Dark Knight. [57] Ledger also had a keen interest in the West Coast Eagles, a professional Australian rules football team that competes in the Australian Football League and is based in his hometown of Perth. She had a thriving career for many years before she lost her battle with addiction. [33][34] At the time of his death on 22 January 2008, Ledger had completed about half of the work for his final film performance as Tony in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. and Us Weekly, "denied" those "claims", with Ledger's uncles and the little girl's mother and stepfather describing them as unfounded "rumors" distorted and exaggerated by the media. Heath Andrew Ledger (n.4 aprilie 1979, Perth, Australia; d. 22 ianuarie 2008, New York City, SUA) a fost un actor de televiziune și film nominalizat la BAFTA, Globul de Aur și Premiile SAG și laureat, post mortem, al Premiilor Academiei Americane de Film.După ce a apărut în roluri la teviziune în anii 1990, Ledger și-a dezvoltat o carieră în film apărând în 20 de filme. [66], After his break-up with Williams, the tabloid press and other public media linked Ledger romantically with supermodels Helena Christensen and Gemma Ward. L'acteur avait déjà atteint le statut d'icône pour être apparu comme des personnages emblématiques dans des films emblématiques comme «Le Joker etLe Chevalier Noir. [35][36][153][154] Although Gilliam temporarily suspended production on the latter film,[36] he expressed determination to "salvage" it, perhaps using computer-generated imagery (CGI), and dedicated it to Ledger. The two began a whirlwind relationship, and their daughter, Matilda Rose, was born on October 28, 2005, in New York City. "Last week I probably slept an average of two hours a night," Ledger told the Times. Before his unfortunate passing, Ledger completed filming The Dark Knight. [123], As the news of Ledger's death became public, throughout the night of 22 January 2008, and the next day, media crews, mourners, fans, and other onlookers began gathering outside his apartment building, with some leaving flowers or other memorial tributes. Emergency medical technicians arrived at Ledger's apartment at 3:33 p.m., but were unable to revive him. [105][106] With the clearing of the two doctors and Olsen, and the closing of the investigation because the prosecutors in the Manhattan US Attorney's Office "don't believe there's a viable target," it is still not known how Ledger obtained the oxycodone and hydrocodone in the lethal drug combination that killed him. [170][34] Following talks with the Ledger family in Australia, the Academy determined that Ledger's daughter, Matilda Rose, would own the award. That year his parents would separate, before getting divorced when Heath was 11. That's fine. We strive for accuracy and fairness. After playing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. [148], —Ledger, during the interview with Rolling Stone in 2006, on belief, power and acting[150]. Matilda Ledger was born on 28 October 2005, in New York City, USA, and is best known for being the daughter of the late actor Heath Ledger from his relationship with actress Michelle Williams. Dana Plato was a child actress on the television show Diff'rent Strokes. Survenue en 2008, la mort de Heath Ledger continue de faire parler d’elle, cette fois par la bouche de son père qui vient de faire une révélation étonnante. Partager sur facebook Article suivant > 9 photos. Heath Ledger - Ten Things I Hate About You. [7][5], According to the police, Wolozin, who had arrived early for a 3:00 pm appointment with Ledger, called Ledger's friend [7][89] He was 28 years old. "use strict";(function(){var insertion=document.getElementById("citation-access-date");var date=new Date().toLocaleDateString(undefined,{month:"long",day:"numeric",year:"numeric"});insertion.parentElement.replaceChild(document.createTextNode(date),insertion)})(); Subscribe to the Biography newsletter to receive stories about the people who shaped our world and the stories that shaped their lives. [43] Ledger created and acted in a music video set to Drake's recording of the singer's 1974 song about depression "Black Eyed Dog" – a title "inspired by Winston Churchill's descriptive term for depression" (black dog);[44] it was shown publicly only twice, first at the Bumbershoot Festival, in Seattle, held from 1 to 3 September 2007; and secondly as part of "A Place To Be: A Celebration of Nick Drake", with its screening of Their Place: Reflections On Nick Drake, "a series of short filmed homages to Nick Drake" (including Ledger's), sponsored by American Cinematheque, at the Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, in Hollywood, on 5 October 2007. [114], On 31 March 2008, stimulating another controversy pertaining to Ledger's estate, Gemma Jones and Janet Fife-Yeomans published an "Exclusive" report, in The Daily Telegraph, citing Ledger's uncle Haydn Ledger and other family members, who "believe the late actor may have fathered a secret love child" when he was 17, and stating that "If it is confirmed that Ledger is the girl's biological father, it could split his multi-million dollar estate between ... Matilda Rose ... and his secret love child. The series was nominated for several awards and exposed Ledger to American audiences and Fox executives. [131][132] Verne Troyer, who was working with Ledger on The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus at the time of his death, had a heart shape, an exact duplicate of a symbol that Ledger scrawled on a piece of paper with his email address, tattooed on his hand in remembrance of Ledger because Ledger "had made such an impression on [him]". Heath Ledger Mort à cause de Batman? In the film, Ledger portrayed a fictional actor named Robbie Clark, one of six characters embodying aspects of Dylan's life and persona. [171] Her mother, Michelle Williams, will hold the statuette in trust for Matilda until that time. Amato told Vernon stories about Ledger that eventually became the inspiration for "Perth," the opening track to the band's second studio album Bon Iver, Bon Iver (2011). [14] In 1999, he starred in the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You and in the acclaimed Australian crime film Two Hands, directed by Gregor Jordan. My body was exhausted and my mind was still going." "[150], "Some people find their shtick," Ledger reflected on the categorisation of style. Problems with paparazzi in Australia prompted Ledger to sell his residence in Bronte, New South Wales, and move to the United States, where he shared an apartment with Williams in Brooklyn, from 2005 to 2007. [169], Ledger went on to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, becoming the second person to win a posthumous Academy Award for acting (after fellow Australian actor Peter Finch, who won for 1976's Network), as well as the first comic-book movie actor to win an Oscar for their acting. [11][165] Terry Gilliam also refuted the claims that playing the Joker made him crazy, calling it "absolute nonsense" and going on to say, "Heath was so solid. Heath Ledger Birth Date April 4, 1979 Death Date January 22, 2008 Place of Birth Perth, Western Australia, Australia Place of Death New York, New York Full Name Heath Ledger. [59], Ledger had relationships with Lisa Zane, Heather Graham and Naomi Watts. [172], On 4 April 2017, a trailer was released for the documentary I Am Heath Ledger, which was released on 3 May 2017. In 2008, after completing filming on Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, Ledger died as the result of an accidental prescription drug overdose. "This was now our chance to be there with Matt as he grieved. 1996), his father's daughter with his second wife Emma Brown. [58], In addition to being a chess player, Ledger was an avid photographer. But there are so many stories inside of me and a lot I want to achieve outside of one flat note. We Know Who's Paying Tribute To Heath Ledger in Dr. Parnassus Now! Buena Vista Show More Show Less 5 of 6 Actors Matt Damon (R) and Heath Ledger are the Grimm brothers in the movie "The Brothers Grimm" … [100][101] Later that day, after the police confirmed the gist of Weiss' account to the Associated Press, Miller issued a statement denying that Olsen supplied Ledger with the drugs causing his death and asserting that she did not know their source. [134][135], After attending private memorial ceremonies in Los Angeles, Ledger's family members returned with his body to Perth. [17] Ledger's older sister Kate, an actress and later a publicist, to whom he was very close, inspired his acting on stage, and his love of Gene Kelly inspired his successful choreography, leading to Guildford Grammar's 60-member team's "first all-boy victory" at the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge. 1990), his mother's daughter with her second husband and his stepfather Roger Bell, and Olivia Ledger (b. [24] He also received a nomination for Golden Globe Best Actor in a Drama and a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor for this performance,[25] making him, at age 26, the ninth-youngest nominee for a Best Actor Oscar. Heath Ledger aurait aujourd'hui 41 ans. And if you can understand that the power of belief is one of the great tools of our time and that a lot of acting comes from it, you can do anything. Calling Cut. Heath Ledger's breakout role was in the film 10 Things I Hate About You with Julia Stiles. [136][137], On 9 February, a memorial service attended by several hundred invited guests was held at Penrhos College, attracting considerable press attention; afterward Ledger's body was cremated at Fremantle Cemetery,[138] followed by a private service attended by only 10 closest family members,[139][140][141] with his ashes interred later in a family plot at Karrakatta Cemetery, next to two of his grandparents. Heath Ledger was born in 1970s. [63] In January 2006, Ledger put his residence in Bronte, New South Wales up for sale[64] and returned to the United States, where he shared a house with Williams in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn from 2005 to 2007. Source: IMDb. The film was a cult success among younger audiences. Heath Ledger: Real Name/Full Name: Heath Andrew Ledger: Gender: Male: Age at the time of death: 29 years old: Birth Date: 4 April 1979: Date of Death: 22 January 2008: Birth Place: Perth, Australia: Nationality: Australian: Height: 1.85 m: Weight: 70 kg: Sexual Orientation: Straight: Marital Status: Single: Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A: Children: Yes (Matilda Ledger) Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Voir plus d'idées sur le thème actrice, heath ledger, 28 ans. [6], Ledger died on 22 January 2008[7][5] as a result of an accidental overdose of medications. Olsen, who was in California, directed a New York City private security guard to go to the scene. "[164] Attempting to dispel widespread speculations that Ledger's performance as the Joker had in any way led to his death (as Denby and others suggest), Ledger's co-star and friend Christian Bale, who played opposite him as Batman, has stressed that, as an actor, Ledger greatly enjoyed meeting the challenges of creating that role, an experience that Ledger himself described as "the most fun I've ever had, or probably ever will have, playing a character". [148] Justin Vernon, the lead singer and songwriter of the American indie folk band, revealed back in 2011 that he had begun working on the song in 2008 and was scheduled to meet with a music video director who was good friends with Ledger, Matt Amato. [51] The music videos, completed for Modest Mouse and Grace Woodroofe,[52] include an animated feature for Modest Mouse's song, "King Rat", and the Woodroofe video for her cover of David Bowie's "Quicksand". [40][41] Later that year, Ledger inaugurated a new record label, The Masses Music, with singer Ben Harper and also directed a music video for Harper's song "Morning Yearning". After his passing, Ledger's role was recast to have new actors portray his "physically transformed versions" in a magical realm, including Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell. Charlie Parker was a legendary Grammy Award–winning jazz saxophonist who, with Dizzy Gillespie, invented the musical style called bop or bebop. The coroner's report ruled his death an accident. [2], For his portrayal of Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain, Ledger won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and the Best International Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute; he was the first actor to win the latter award posthumously.