Heath Ledger’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 4, 1979

Death Date

January 22, 2008

Age of Death

28 years

Cause of Death

Cardiac Arrest


Movie Actor

The movie actor Heath Ledger died at the age of 28. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight, his death was voted the top entertainment story of 2008. His meteoric rise was also attributed to his acting in 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight’s Tale, and Brokeback Mountain.

He was romantically involved with actress Michelle Williams from 2004 to 2007. The couple had a daughter named Matilda Rose Ledger in 2005. 



“I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.” (Heath Ledger)


“I only do this because I’m having fun. The day I stop having fun, I’ll just walk away.” (Heath Ledger)


“The reason that you dance and sing is to make the audience feel like they’re dancing and singing. As long as you’re having fun with it and giving it 100 percent, they’re gonna feel that.” (Heath Ledger)


“It can be a little distressing to have to overintellectualize yourself.” (Heath Ledger)


“I feel like I’m wasting time if I repeat myself.” (Heath Ledger)