Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Ledger starred in 2002's 'The Four Feathers' opposite Wes Bentley and Kate Hudson. What other film was directed by the film's director?||Heath Ledger Films
Elizabeth. Shekhar Kapur was the man in the director's chair for both 'Four Feathers' and 'Elizabeth' (1998). Too bad 'Four Feathers' didn't quite do for its stars what 'Elizabeth' did for Cate Blanchett.
|Ledger had a part in the emotionally exhausting 2001 film, 'Monster's Ball'. Was his charcter alive at the end of the film?||Heath Ledger Films
No. His death was one of many events in the first half of the film that left both the characters and audience grief-stricken.
The Taming Of The Shrew. Ledger played opposite Julia Stiles, winning paintball fights and girls' hearts. Ahh.
|For which of Ledger's movies is the following the tagline? 'Before they were soldiers, they were family. Before they were legends, they were heroes. Before there was a nation, there was a fight for freedom.'||Heath Ledger Films
The Patriot . Drama from 2000 also starring Mel Gibson.
Czech Republic. Apparently Hollywood finds Prague and the surrounding areas good film fodder, as they can be made up relatively easily to look like old Europe.
It seemed simple. Just deliver the cash.. A black comedy that apparently captures the essence of Australians.
|Which is true of the leather strap worn by Ledger on his wrist in many movies?||Heath Ledger Films
It was given to him by a fellow 'Roar' cast member and he liked it, so he continues to wear it.. Vera Farmiga gave them to all of the cast members, but Ledger really liked his.
Clowning Around. This 1992 movie was made in Australia and also stars Ernie Dingo and Noni Hazelhurst.
|In "The Patriot" what is Heath Ledger's character's name?||Heath Ledger
Gabriel Martin . Heath shares his birthday with Hugo Weaving.
Perth. He was named one of People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people in 2001.
|Heath appeared in an episode of "Home and Away"?||Heath Ledger
True. He appeared in 1997 as the character Scott Irwin.
|Who is the actress that plays Heath's love interest in "Ten Things I Hate About You"?||Heath Ledger
Julia Stiles. Julia Stiles was born on the 28th March 1981. She plays Katarina Stratford in 'Ten Things I Hate About You'.
"The Patriot". He thought that he had mucked up his audition.
|Which movie was it that Heath starred in that was about Australia's most notorious outlaw?||Heath Ledger
Ned Kelly. Ned Kelly also stars Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush and Naomi Watts.
"Home and Away". Heat was in 'Home and Away'(1988), then 'Ship to Shore' in 1993, 'Sweat' in 1996, and 'Bush Patrol' in 1997.
Three sisters. Their names are Kate, Olivia and Ashleigh. Kate is older and the other two his half sisters.
Jacob. 'The Brothers Grimm' was directed by Terry Gilliam of 'Monty Python' fame and was released in 2005. Will and Jake travelled around Germany, 'helping' villages suffering from fairy-tale curses. With their two side-kicks, they 'lifted' said curses and disposed of evil spectres and ghosts that preyed on the villagers. When they received their fee from the grateful villagers, they went on their way, until they encountered a real curse and found they had to fight evil for real!
|Billy Bob Thornton played Heath's character's father in a film in which they both played prison guards. What was the name of this film?||A Tribute to Heath Ledger
Monster's Ball. In 'Monster's Ball' (2001), Heath portrayed Sonny, who had the unenviable job of assisting in the execution of a murderer played by Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs. Halle Berry won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in this film. Peter Boyle (Frank Barone from 'Everybody loves Raymond') played Sonny's grandfather in the film.
Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein. This film was based on 'The Canterbury Tales' and was released in 2001. Heath starred as William Thatcher, a young squire who dreamed of becoming a knight. When his knight died, he saw his chance, and calling himself Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein, he entered the jousting circuit and became a famous knight. The film had a modern rock soundtrack which helped bring the story to life in our times.
|In 1999, Heath starred in an updated version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'. What was this film's title?||A Tribute to Heath Ledger
10 Things I Hate About You. '10 Things I Hate About You' was released in 1999. Also starring Julia Stiles, the film told the story of two sisters, the elder of whom decided not to date, and the younger, who was told she could not date until the older girl dated! As the younger girl, Bianca, was popular with the boys, and the older, Kat, was not. Patrick (Heath), the school bad boy, was hired to romance Kat, in order for the other lads to date Bianca. It was a great film.
Scott Irwin. 'Home and Away' was set in the fictional town of Summer Bay and premiered in January 1988. Heath's character of Scott was a guest appearance and he played a surfer. Julian McMahon ('Charmed' and 'Nip and Tuck') also appeared in 'Home and Away'.
Heathcliff Andrew Ledger. Heath and his sister, Kate, were named for Emily Bronte's characters from 'Wuthering Heights', Heathcliff and Catherine. Heath also had two younger half-sisters called Olivia and Ashleigh.
Sweat. 'Sweat' was a programme about young athletes who were preparing for the Olympics. When Heath auditioned, he chose to go for the role of a gay cyclist, as he realised this would provide him with more of a challenge. Who could have forseen how this would stand him in good stead, when he came to play Ennis Del Mar in 'Brokeback Mountain'? 'Sweat' also featured Martin Henderson (of New Zealand soap 'Shortland Street') and was shown on ITV's kids' slot. Unfortunately it was axed after just one series.
Guildford Grammar. Heath went to Guildford Grammar, which is a boys' school. While at school, Heath had to choose between taking up cookery or acting - thankfully, he chose acting, otherwise we would have missed out on his phenomenal talent. The world is a better place for having his films in it.
4th April. Heath was born in Perth, Western Australia on 4th April 1979. His mother is a French teacher and his father is a racing car driver and mining engineer. Robert Downey Jr. also shares this birthday with Heath (and my daughter, Hannah). Sadly, it was also the day Martin Luther King Jr. was killed.
Daniel Day Lewis. In 2008, Daniel Day Lewis dedicated his SAG (Screen Actors Guild) award to Heath. He said "I was inspired by Ledger's acting. His performances in "Monster's Ball" (2001) and "Brokeback Mountain" (2005) were unique and perfect." Heath will be sorely missed.
The Four Feathers. Heath's character, Harry Faversham was in "The Four Feathers" (2002). This movie was based on the 1902 novel of the same name by A.E.W. Mason. This movie was set in 1884 in Sudan and was about a man who was labeled as a coward.
Heath's character name in "Monster's Ball" (2001) was Sonny Grotowski. In "A Knight's Tale" (2001) he was Sir William Thatcher/Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein of Gelderland. Heath played Alex Bernier in "The Order" (2003).
The Joker. Heath completed the movie "The Dark Knight" (2008) where he played The Joker. This movie was a sequel to "Batman Begins" (2005) which starred Christian Bale. Critics have mentioned that Heath's portrayal of the The Joker made Jack Nicholson's version light weight.
Heath played Robbie Clark in "I'm Not There" (2007) which was a biographical film based on the life of Bob Dylan. Skip was the name of Heath's character in "Lords of Dogtown" (2005). This movie was about a bunch of skateboarders who influenced the sport.
10 Things I Hate About You. Heath made an impression in "10 Things I Hate About You" (1999), which was an adaptation of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew". Heath starred as Patrick Verona in this adaptation, set in a highschool.
"She's the Man" (2001) was an adaptation of "Twelfth Night" at a British prep school starring Amanda Bynes. "My Own Private Idaho" (1991) was a road movie loosely based on "Henry the IV" starring the late River Phoenix. "O" (2001) was a remake of "Othello" on a basketball court starring Mekhi Phifer.
Ennis Del Mar. Heath's character was named Ennis Del Mar. Jake Gyllenhaal played Jack Twist and Randy Quaid played Joe Aguirre. Larry McMurty was the man who wrote the screenplay for this movie.
"Brokeback Mountain" was a true love story. Two friends named Ennis and Jack were friends who carried on a secretive and forbidden relationship throughout their adult life.