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Heath Ledger

Actor

Born on April 4, 1979.
Died at the age of 28 on January 22, 2008.
Cause of Death: Drug overdose.

Heath Ledger
He has been dead for 16 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 45 years old.

People who died in 2008.
Famous people who died from a drug overdose.

Which generation did Heath Ledger belong to?

Heath Ledger was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.


"So he wasn't a Millennial?!"

Heath Ledger did not belong to the Millennial generation. The Millennial generation started in 1980, which was one year after he was born (1979).
This means that he was actually a member of Gen-X. Or the "MTV generation", as it is sometimes called.

Which star sign was Heath Ledger?

He had the star sign Aries.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Heath Ledger was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 185 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 1 inches.

Related: Famous actors who are tall.

How old would Heath Ledger be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 45 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty

English musician
Born on March 12, 1979
Star Sign: Pisces

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

English singer
Born on April 10, 1979
Star Sign: Aries

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian

Media personality
Born on April 18, 1979
Star Sign: Aries

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson

American actress
Born on April 19, 1979
Star Sign: Aries

How many years ago did he die?

He died 16 years, 2 months, and 24 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Heath Ledger die?

He died in January 2008, which was over 16 years ago. More than a decade has passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the same day that Heath Ledger died would be in high school by now.
  • Since Heath Ledger's death in 2008, roughly four FIFA World Cups and five US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Heath Ledger died before the effects of the global financial crisis of 2008 fully hit.
  • He died before Barack Obama was elected as the President of the United States.
  • Since his death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had five new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2008, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Drake, and One Direction.
  • Because his death occurred in January 2008, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Avatar and The Dark Knight.

Other people who died around January 22, 2008

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Heath Ledger.

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor

American football player Deceased
Died on Nov 27, 2007, at the age of 24.
Star Sign: Aries

Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel

Stunt performer Deceased
Died on Nov 30, 2007, at the age of 69.
Star Sign: Libra

Ike Turner

Ike Turner

Musician Deceased
Died on Dec 12, 2007, at the age of 76.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan Prime Minister Deceased
Died on Dec 27, 2007, at the age of 54.
Star Sign: Cancer

Phil O'Donnell

Phil O'Donnell

Scottish footballer Deceased
Died on Dec 29, 2007, at the age of 35.
Star Sign: Aries

Brad Renfro

Brad Renfro

Actor Deceased
Died on Jan 15, 2008, at the age of 25.
Star Sign: Leo

VL Mike

VL Mike

Rapper Deceased
Died on Apr 20, 2008, at the age of 32.
Star Sign: Capricorn

People who are the same height as Heath Ledger

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston

Actor
Born on November 15, 1940
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

US President Deceased
Born on February 6, 1911
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal

Soccer manager
Born on August 8, 1951
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen

TV journalist
Born on September 13, 1959
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Patrick Kluivert

Patrick Kluivert

Dutch soccer player
Born on July 1, 1976
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres

Soccer player
Born on March 20, 1984
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Tony Lip

Tony Lip

Actor Deceased
Born on July 30, 1930
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

American whistleblower
Born on June 21, 1983
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong

Actor
Born on December 25, 1978
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

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