HEATH LEDGER the guy played one the greatest villain of all time ”THE JOCKER”, heath cliff andrew ledger was an australian actor and director wh played so many roles in tv shows and films after leaving astralia he came to united states to develop his acting carrer in 1998.
1.HEATH WANTED TO BE BATMAN
Heath may have played greatest joker of all time like others he wanted to “BATMAN”, when the auditions started for dark knight heath wanted to play Batman role but he landed a role of joker and in the end he was the best person and he even ended up winning Oscars for his performance he was not only a person who rejected to land a better one
2.HEATH’S PORTRAYAL OF THE JOCKER TERRIFIED MICHAEL CAINE
heath was able to bring out the psychotic side of the villain, Michael Caine played Arthur in the movie dark knight he says that anyone never play the role joker then heath, in fact, each performance scared him out of his mind, Caine stated that between the clown makeup and psychotic performance along with dark sense of humour working with heath was a frightening performance this shows how great heath played the role.
3.HEATH WAS THE FIRST ACTOR TO WIN OSCARS FOR ROLE OF VILLAIN
Every actor knows that if you want to win an oscars in a super hero movie isnt going to it, oscars are typically given to actors who play in art movies or a film that has strong massages but when heath won the oscars for the role of vllain as joker it took evry one by surprice because that never happens infact he was first and only person to win an oscar in a super hero movie also that he was the first actor to win an oscar after he passed away sadly heath didnt leave enough to accept award himself
4.HEATH LOCKED HIMSELF UP IN PREPARATION FOR THE ROLE
Many actors use method acting to improve their performance in order for an actor to truly understand their character they start to leave just like a character not just it help the actor physically but also mentally and psychologically, to prepare for the role as joker heath isolated himself for the world he did this to feel what it feels like to be the joker it helped him greatly and he was able to imagine what it like to be insane he did stop method after a while because it was having a negative effect on his relationship
5.HEATH WAS INSPIRED BY CLOCKWORK ORANGE
When he landed the role of joker he took inspiration from the character in the movie CLOCKWORK ORANGE the movie is released in 70’s and it is considered one the craziest movies in its time, Heath used same strange mannerism from the character in the movie to make more authentic,he really nailed how a crazy person would really act he went extra mile in this part and it really showed in the final cut of the movie.