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Heath Ledger’s Daughter Is a Big Girl Now and She Looks Exactly like Her Dad

By Andrew Alpin, 28 June 2018


In the mind of his fans, Heath Ledger will never be forgotten. Nor will his performance as the joker in “The Dark Knight” which was iconic and phenomenal. As the Joker, Ledger rose to fame with as an actor but sadly, he never lived to enjoy it. The Australian actor worked hard to give a performance of a lifetime. He was in character most of the time and even discussed his role with Jack Nicholson so that he could grasp every aspect of his villainous and psychotic screen character. But did you know that at the time of his death he left behind a young daughter who was just two years old at the time?

1Matilda Rose was only 2 years old when Ledger died


Ledger, an Australian was born in Perth Western Australia in 1979 which means he died at a young age of 29. Ledger died in 2008 of a drug overdose. His partner and co-star from Brokeback Mountain Michelle Williams. Together they had a daughter Matilda Rose.


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2An accomplished actor at a young age


Ledger was an accomplished actor at a young age having starred in noteworthy roles in movies like Brokeback Mountain and “10 things I hate about You”. He even won a posthumous Oscar at the 81st Academy Awards for the best supporting actor for his role of the Joker in “The Dark Knight”


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3Her father doted on her


Matilda Rose was born to Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams on 28th October 2005 In New York City. For two years, she and her father were hardly apart and Ledger doted on his daughter.


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They were often photographed together in memorable poses like the one with Ledger carrying her on his shoulders.


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4They shared an adorable relationship


The father-daughter duo shared an adorable relationship but unfortunately, Ledger passed away and it was left up to Matilda’s mother to fill in the gap. After Ledger’s death, Williams led a quiet and secluded life keeping her daughter away from the paparazzi but now Matilda is all grown up.


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5Williams has focused more on her daughter


Williams was seen dating director Spike Jonze for a while but it is not known if that continued as Williams concentrated on her daughter more than anything. She ensured that Matilda Rose was out of the spotlight and never spoke about her personal life at all.


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