Posts tagged "the joker"

Did Tom Waits Inspire Heath Ledger’s Joker?

Heath Ledger’s portrayal of The Joker in “The Dark Knight” is one of the most chillingly original performances on screen — but perhaps the late actor was influenced by other…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 1, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Heath Ledger’s Baby Mama Is Dating Spike Jonze

Michelle Williams has been struggling to remain strong for daughter Matilda after Heath Ledger’s death in January. But now, she seems to have found some happiness with director Spike Jonze.

Annika Harris | July 25, 2008 - 4:00 pm


Fans of The Dark Knight, which made an estimated $155.3 million in its opening weekend, are just as insane as the Joker. [Candy Kirby]
Writer Erin Mantz steps into the…

Annika Harris | July 21, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Christian Bale On Heath Ledger & The Joker

Countdown to The Dark Knight! Christian Slater Bale, the film’s Batman, was on The Today Show this morning and got to talking about co-star Heath Ledger. He disputes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 14, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Hotness: Heath Ledger

Today would have been Heath Ledger’s 29th birthday (it’s also the 40th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death, lest you think we’ve forgotten what’s really important). While we’re still so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 4, 2008 - 2:30 pm