The Dark Knight-fame Heath Ledger's life to be immortalised in a documentary by Spike TV

Heath Ledger played The Joker in The Dark Knight and died months before the release of the film.

IANS March 16, 2017 14:35:19 IST
The Dark Knight-fame Heath Ledger's life to be immortalised in a documentary by Spike TV

Los Angeles: A documentary titled I Am: Heath Ledger is being made on the life of the late actor, who tragically died in January 2008 months before the release of The Dark Knight.

The Dark Knightfame Heath Ledgers life to be immortalised in a documentary by Spike TV

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Being made by cable network Spike TV, the documentary is to tackle Ledger's story as the next subject of its documentary series I Am, reports aceshowbiz.com. It will release in May, and will reportedly feature the inside look at the life of Ledger as told by those in his inner circle.

Ledger's stories will be the third subject to be tackled in the channel's I Am docu-series. Earlier, Bruce Lee and Saturday Night Live star Chris Farley were taken as subjects for the first and second subject.

Ledger died at the age of 28 on January 22, 2008 from an accidental mixture of prescription drugs. He is mainly known for his famous role of super villain The Joker in The Dark Knight for which he received the Best Supporting Actor trophy at the 81st Academy Awards posthumously.

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