[7][89][90] At 3:36 pm, Ledger was pronounced dead, and his body was removed from the apartment.

It was on the set of Brokeback Mountain that Ledger met actress Michelle Williams. [32] For his work on The Dark Knight, Ledger posthumously won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, which his family accepted on his behalf, as well as numerous other posthumous awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, which Christopher Nolan accepted for him. [149] Amato was directing the band's "The Wolves (Act I & II)" music video the day that Ledger died. He also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Drama, and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance—making him, at age 26, the ninth-youngest nominee for a Best Actor Oscar.

He died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in 2008.

[6], Ledger died on 22 January 2008[7][5] due to an accidental overdose of medications.

[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". [60][61], In 2004, he met and began dating actress Michelle Williams on the set of Brokeback Mountain.

Our family has gifted everything to Matilda. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. "[120][121][122], On 27 September 2008, Ledger's father Kim stated that "the family has agreed to leave the US$16.3 million fortune to Matilda," adding: "There is no claim. The two began a whirlwind relationship, and their daughter, Matilda Rose, was born on October 28, 2005, in New York City. Singer Tom Meighan often changes the word "Joker" to either "Ledger", or the names of recently deceased celebrities. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. 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. Unfortunately, while Ledger was enjoying this busy life of a 10-year-old, his parents found themselves growing apart. [168] Ledger's subsequent nomination was announced on 22 January 2009, the anniversary of his death. [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.

"[150], "Some people find their shtick," Ledger reflected on the categorisation of style. [5][14] His parents separated when he was 10 and divorced when he was 11. [7][89] He was 28 years old. [31], In his penultimate film performance, Ledger played the Joker in Christopher Nolan's 2008 film The Dark Knight, which was released nearly six months after his death. [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. [137][142][143] Later that night, his family and friends gathered for a wake on Cottesloe Beach. The day I say, 'It's good' is the day I should start doing something else. He was nominated for the role of Joker in the film The Dark Knight and also won the award, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film premiered on Christmas Day 2009. 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. 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.

He was discovered on the floor of this apartment and was later announced dead. [8][9][10] A few months before his death, Ledger had finished filming his performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight. On January 22, 2008, Ledger was found unconscious in his bed by his housekeeper, Teresa Solomon, and his masseuse, Diana Wolozin, at his apartment in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. [73][74] On 13 January 2006, "Several members of the paparazzi retaliated ... squirting Ledger and Williams with water pistols on the red carpet at the Sydney premiere of Brokeback Mountain". Mr.

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