's career lasted a mere fifteen years before he died prematurely at the age of 28. Despite his youth and short-lived time in the spotlight, the actor left an indelible mark on Hollywood, performing in a series of leading and supporting roles that won the hearts of audiences and made him one of the most celebrated young actors of his time.
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Ledger had an incredible range as an actor. He played the high school bad boy, a young war hero, and a psychopathic supervillain in just some of his most iconic roles, delivering amazing performances and some truly unforgettable scenes.