Last Role: The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)
Before you write, "What about the Terry Gilliam movie he was filming when he died?" we say: "Don't count your Gilliam movies until they've hatched. They tend to fall apart faster than Britney Spears' sobriety plans." As it is, Ledger's jaw-dropping turn as iconic Bat villain the Joker stands as an awe-inspiring memorial.
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