Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Date of Birth: 04 Apr 1979

Country: Australia

Biography: Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 - 22 January 2008) was an Australian television and film actor. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work encompassed nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), Monster's Ball (2001), A Knight's Tale (2001), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and The Dark Knight (2008)...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 19 (Actor)

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    The Four Feathers
    A gripping adventure of epic proportions, this is a story of heroic redemption, undying loyalty and rivalry in love. A sweeping saga that captures a friend's bond and a hero's destiny, The Four Feathers is a look at man's indomitable spirit to survive. (Miramax)
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    A Knight\
    Set in medieval times, this is the oddball, sometimes awe-inspiring story of a rookie (Ledger) discovering if he is the stuff of which legends are made. (Columbia Pictures)
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    Lords of Dogtown
    From the dangerous waves off a long-forgotten pier to the concrete wasteland of a city slum, Lords of Dogtown brings to cinematic life the rebel beginnings of some unforgettable sports culture stars. (Sony)
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    Monster\
    A hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful, life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Thornton), an embittered prison guard working on Death Row in rural Georgia. He begins an unlikely but emotionally charged affair with Leticia (Berry), the wife of a man he has just executed. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Ned Kelly
    This film is based on "Our Sunshine" by Robert Drew, a novel based on the life of Australian bushranger and icon, Ned Kelly. It tells of his life as a bushranger in north-west Victoria, where he lived all his life. He, his brother Dan, and two other men, Steve Hart and Joe Byrne, formed a gang. These four robbed a bank and hijacked an entire town for 3 days. They killed three policemen who were hunting them... (imdb)
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    The Order
    For centuries, a secret Order has existed within the Church. Following a series of unexplained murders, a renegade priest (Ledger) begins an investigation that hurls him into a maelstrom of unimaginable evil and, ultimately, murder and the knowledge that there is a fate worse than death. (Fox)
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    The Patriot
    The movie takes place in South Carolina in 1776. Benjamin Martin, a French-Indian war hero who is haunted by his past, is a patriot who wants no part in a war with Britian. Meanwhile, his two eldest sons, Gabriel and Thomas, can't wait to go out and kill some Redcoats. When South Carolina decides to go to war with Britain, Gabriel immediatly signs up to fight...without his father's permission... (imdb)
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    10 Things I Hate About You
    A remake of the classic Shakespare play "The Taming of the Shrew.", set in a modern day highschool. (imdb)
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    The Brothers Grimm
    The adventures of legendary fairytale scribes Will and Jake Grimm, two brothers who travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enchanted forest where young maidens keep disappearing under mysterious circumstances. (Miramax)
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    Brokeback Mountain
    Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men -- a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy -- who meet in the summer of 1963, and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. (Focus Features)
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    Casanova
    1700s Venice. He was the legendary adventurer whose amorous dalliances would go on to inspire countless lovers throughout the centuries. She was the most virtuoso writer of her time who was waiting to find that rare man with a true understanding of steadfastness and passion. When Giacomo Casanova (Ledger) discovers Francesca Bruni (Miller), he met his ultimate romantic match, succumbing to the only woman ever to refuse his charms -- until he could prove himself to be one man worthy of her romantic ideals. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    Candy
    This story is a narration from an Australian man who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. The narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, while Candy changes from an actress, call girl, streetwalker, and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to go clean, but they fail... (imdb)
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    Two Hands
    A 19 year old (Heath Ledger) finds himself in debt to a local gangster (Bryan Brown) when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money. Rose Byrne co-stars as a country girl, who Ledger starts a romance on his trip. (imdb)
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    I\
    Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where seven characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. (imdb)
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    The Dark Knight
    Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker, whilst other forces plot against them, and Joker's crimes grow more and more deadly.
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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
    A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
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    Dark Tracks
    The story of surfing pioneers Martin Daly's and Dave Burnett's days in Bali during the 1970s. (imdb)
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    I Am Heath Ledger
    Friends and family of the late actor Heath Ledger remember his life and career.
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    Roar
    Roar (1997) - TV Series
    Conor is the orphaned heir of one of the many tribal leaders of hopelessly divided Hibernia (ancient Ireland). With his faithful but unenthusiastic servant and protector Fergus he wanders trough the island, fighting injustice and aspiring to unite the druidic, yet internecine Celts in order to free the country from Roman rule.
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