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Heath Ledger: Life in Photos

From being a dad to earning two Oscar nods, see how the actor rose through Hollywood

FAMILY LIFE

Only 28 at the time of his death, Ledger was already an Oscar-nominated actor for (Brokeback Mountain) – and a father. Daughter Matilda, with actress Michelle Williams, was born Oct. 28, 2005. "It's what I've always wanted," the self-proclaimed Mr. Mom said in 2006. "She's just adorable. A beautifully observant, wise little kid."