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Heath Ledger

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Heath LedgerHeath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight’s Tale (2001), Monster’s Ball (2001), Ned Kelly (2003), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Casanova (2005), Candy (2006), I’m Not There (2007), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director.

 




1. IF YOU MAKE DECISIONS BASED UPON PEOPLE’S REACTIONS OR JUDGMENTS THEN YOU MAKE REALLY BORING CHOICES.

2. I FEEL LIKE I’M WASTING TIME IF I REPEAT MYSELF.

3. I LIKE TO DO SOMETHING I FEAR.

4. I’M STILL A KID. I’M LIKE SIX YEARS OLD. BUT IT’S JUST A MATTER OF WANTING TO GET UP, IT’S JUST A BIG JOURNEY. I FELT LIKE WHEN I LEFT HOME THAT I WAS ON A JOURNEY, AND I STILL AM.

5. IN ORDER NOT TO HOLD A FRAME WITH SOMEONE, YOU HAVE TO BE INTIMIDATED BY THEM.

6. ANYONE THAT HAS A JOB THAT TAKES THEM AWAY FROM HOME, I THINK, CAN UNDERSTAND THE DIFFICULTIES IN MAINTAINING CONSISTENCY, NOT ONLY WITH YOUR FAMILY AND THOSE YOU LOVE BUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS.

7. YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT YOURSELF THROUGH YOUR CHILD, I GUESS.

8. THERE’S NOTHING LIKE WORKING WITH YOUR MATES – IT’S THE WAY IT SHOULD BE, AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED.

9. I APOLOGIZE FOR MY TERRIBLE INTERVIEW SKILLS.

10. I DON’T HAVE THAT MUCH FORWARD PLANNING ABOUT WHAT I WANT TO DO NEXT, OR IN THE FUTURE.

11. I GENERALLY DON’T THINK MOST SITUATIONS CAN BE LABELED AS BLACK OR WHITE.

12. I NEVER WANT TO FEEL LIKE I’VE ACHIEVED MY GOAL. IT’S LIKE CHINESE FARMERS. THEY NEVER ADMIT THAT IT’S A GOOD SEASON. THEY FEEL LIKE THEY’LL BE PUNISHED.

13. WHEN I FIRST STARTED ACTING, I WAS JUST CRAP.

14. I DON’T FEEL LIKE I HAVE ANYTHING TO LOSE, SO I DON’T REALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT I’M PUTTING AT RISK.

15. IF YOU’RE JUST SAFE ABOUT THE CHOICES YOU MAKE, YOU DON’T GROW.

16. I ONLY DO THIS BECAUSE I’M HAVING FUN. THE DAY I STOP HAVING FUN, I’LL JUST WALK AWAY.

17. 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.

18. I LIKE TO SET UP OBSTACLES AND DEFEAT THEM.

19. I THOUGHT, I NEED TO BE MORE CAUTIOUS ABOUT MY CHOICES – IT REFLECTS ON WHO I AM.

20. IT’S KIND OF A RULE OF THUMB FOR ME TO SELF-DOUBT GOING INTO ANY KIND OF PROJECT. I ALWAYS THINK THAT I SHOULDN’T BE DOING IT AND I DON’T KNOW HOW TO DO IT AND I’M GOING TO FAIL AND THAT I FOOLED THEM. I ALWAYS TRY TO FIND A WAY OUT.

21. HAD I LISTENED TO MY AGENT, I’D BE RUNNING AROUND IN TIGHTS, CLIMBING BUILDINGS AND STUFF.

22. I’M IN CONTROL OF MY LIFE, NOT ANYONE IN HOLLYWOOD.

23. I’VE NEVER FIGURED OUT WHO ‘HEATH LEDGER’ IS ON FILM: ‘THIS IS WHAT YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU HIRE ME, AND IT WILL BE RECOGNIZABLE.’

24. IT CAN BE A LITTLE DISTRESSING TO HAVE TO OVERINTELLECTUALIZE YOURSELF.

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