Remembering Heath Ledger on his 37th birthday
April 4th marks the 37th birthday of the late actor and director.
By: Pari Heidari, Larry King Now
Perth born actor Heath Ledger would have turned 37 years old today if it wasn’t for his untimely death. The much-respected actor and director passed away tragically at the mere age of 28 - and only six months before the release of The Dark Knight
- from a prescription overdose in January 2008.
Ledger’s raw portrayal of the Joker received world-wide recognition and electrified critics and fans alike. The actor was honored posthumously for his role at the Academy Awards, where he won the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
See what The Dark Knight co-star Aaron Eckhart had to say about working with Heath Ledger when he sat down with Larry on Larry King Now.
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