So while Ledger may well have never been the best actor - he didn't have the time to earn that title - his screen presence and ability to adapt to such a variety of roles made him one to be reckoned with. But what made him perfect was he was so completely Heath Ledger in everything he did that truth shone from him in even his darkest performances.Who played the Joker before Heath Ledger?
Joker (The Dark Knight) The Joker is a fictional character who appears in Christopher Nolan's 2008 superhero film The Dark Knight. Based upon the DC Comics character and supervillain of the same name, he was played by Australian actor Heath Ledger.Did Heath Ledger have an accent?
Heath Ledger Ledger's accent in The Dark Knight as the Joker was just like his character, pretty committed to crazy. But it's pretty easy to lose your accent when the range of your character goes high to low in pitch alone. So for this scifi performance alone he's in the middle of the pack, but not bad by any means.Did Heath Legder died because of the Joker?
Heath Ledger died due to accidental drug overdose. Reports even suggested that the actor was depressed after playing Joker in The Dark Knight. The character took a toll on his mentally and physically, so much so, that he suffered from insomnia. However, this rumour was dispelled in a documentary about the actor.