Heath Ledger movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘The Dark Knight’

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Heath Ledger movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘The Dark Knight’
April 4, 2019, would have marked the 40th birthday of actor Heath Ledger, who died tragically young in 2008 at the age of 28. The loss of the actor at such a young age not only was a huge blow to his family, friends and fans, but also left a huge hole in film history since we will never know what the actor would have accomplished in his later years had he survived to see them.

It makes his death even more tragic in a strange way in that Ledger just seemed to be hitting his stride as an actor. His performance as The Joker in “The Dark Knight,” released shortly after his death, brought him critical raves and a posthumous Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.

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Ledger began acting as a teenager on television in his native Australia. A series of successful roles
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