Born on April 4, 1979
From Perth, Australia
Heath Ledger as "The Joker"
With the help of allies Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) has been able to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. But when a vile young criminal calling himself the Joker (Heath Ledger) suddenly throws the town into chaos, the caped Crusader begins to tread a fine line between heroism and vigilantism.
|Academy Award (2008)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)||Won||Supporting Actor|
|Golden Globe (2008)||Won||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role|
Heath Ledger as "Ennis Del Mar"
In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired by rancher Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) as sheep herders in Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, Jack makes a drunken pass at Ennis that is eventually reciprocated. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart, Alma (Michelle Williams), and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider (Anne Hathaway), the two men keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years.
|Academy Award (2005)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|Golden Globe (2005)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|