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The late Hollywood actor, Heath Ledger needs no introduction as his role as Joker in Christopher Nolan's legendary film, The Dark Knight is a performance that is already on the list of one of the greatest performances in the history of cinema across the world. Everyone is aware that the talented actor had passed away on January 22, 2008, after an accidental overdose of some medications and was posthumously awarded the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for her portrayal of Joker. Not many people are aware that Heath was in a relationship with popular Hollywood actress, Michelle Williams and the stunning couple had welcomed a baby princess in 2005 and had named her Matilda. However, after two years, the two had parted ways with each other.
After Heath Ledger's demise, it is Michelle Willaims, who is taking care of their daughter, Matilda Ledger and never skips a moment to cherish her presence in her life, which is quite visible through her pictures and videos with her on her social media handles. However, according to a report, late Heath Ledger's daughter, Matilda Ledger is following his footsteps as she's becoming good at one of his obsessions and could take it to a whole new level.
According to a report in New Idea, late Hollywood actor, Heath Ledger, who is renowned for winning Oscar for his incredible performance as Joker in The Dark Knight will be smiling from the heavens, as his daughter, Matilda Ledger is following one of his obsessions and is getting better than him in it. The report stated that Matilda is 15 right now, but like her father, she's too obsessed with chess and is hitting new heights in it. The doting daughter also has her dad's old chessboard with her and practices on it. There are also chances that Matilda could become a Grandmaster, and her mother, Michelle Williams is also delighted to see her daughter's huge potential at such a young age. As Matilda is growing up, her resemblance with her father, Heath is also getting better. The news about the possibility of Matilda becoming a top chess player has delighted her father's massive fanbase, who never skips a chance to support her in her humble beginnings.
Well, talking about Matilda Ledger's growing resemblance with her late father, Heath Ledger. A few months ago, in an interview with Channel Ten's The Project, Matilda's grandfather, Kim Ledger had addressed the much-circulating reports about his granddaughter's sheer resemblance with his son. The veteran had stated that the reports are true and revealed that it's not just about the facial resemblance, as she has tons of Heath's mannerisms in-built in her right from the beginning. He had said, "She's got an enormous number of his mannerisms. She's very inquisitive, she's got his energy cause Heath never slept from when he was two and Matilda's like that."
Going further in his interview, Kim Ledger had also stated that his granddaughter, Matilda Ledger is just like her father and his son, as she's way too energetic. He had stated, "I mean, she's just got this ball of energy, and she radiates this little aura, Heath was kind of like that. So it's fabulous really." When Kim was asked to reflect on the role of Matilda's mother, Michelle Williams in terms of keeping Heath alive in their daughter. The proud grandfather had heaped heavy admiration on her and had said, "Michelle's been brilliant. She's kept Heath very much alive in her daughter's eyes. She's always full of questions, always wanting to know this or that about her dad."
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