Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. Williams began dating Ledger while working on the film. The couple cohabited in Brooklyn, New York, and in October 2005, she gave birth to their daughter, Matilda. 2006–2010: Work with auteurs. Williams had two film releases in 2006. She first featured opposite Paul Giamatti in the drama The Hawk Is Dying. Australian Actor Heath Ledger was born Heathcliff Andrew Ledger on 4th April, 1979 in Perth, Western Australia and passed away on 22nd Jan 2008 Soho, New York aged 28. He is most remembered for 10 Things I Hate About You, A Knights Tale, Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight.. Heath Ledger could have had Billy Zane as a brother-in-law if he’d stuck with his ex-squeeze Lisa Zane. The pair dated after appearing together in cult TV drama ‘Roar’ but soon went their separate ways. Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams definitely had one of the most tragic relationships in celebrity history. It really seemed like they were meant to be, but then they broke up and, within six months, he had passed away. Seven months after the sudden death of her ex-fiancé Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams appears to have found happiness again. A U.S. magazine reports the former Dawson's Creek actress, 27, has. Naomi Watts has opened up about her ex Heath Ledger saying the late actor was a 'very special soul' who 'made a great impact on my life.'. 38, is dating French model Jeanne Cadieu,. See all Heath Ledger's marriages, divorces, hookups, break ups, affairs, and dating relationships plus celebrity photos, latest Heath Ledger news, gossip, and biography. Heath Ledger is deceased. He was in 11 celebrity relationships averaging approximately 1.0 year each. He was never married. Heath Ledger and Gemma Ward dated in 2007. Gemma Louise Ward is an Australian fashion model turned actress. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Ward was first scouted at the age of 14, and made her Australian Fashion Week debut aged 15.