Tuesday, August 19, 2008


Everyone by now has heard hundreds of stories from co-stars, friends, family and strangers of how kind hearted of a person Heth Ledger was. How that he would help out anyone in need or how he treated everyone equally, never looking down on others less fortunate. That was the type of person he was, many recalled of the late actor.

I'm sure everyone has also heard about how Ledger never got a chance to update his will to include his daughter Matilda. And how Michelle [Ledger's Ex] is fighting with his family for Matilda's share. In a surprising act rarely shown by actors, three of his co-stars [Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, and Jude Law] from the last movie Ledger was working on "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" have each decided to give Ledger's daughter Matilda their entire combined earnings from the film. Now being a big Johnny Depp fan, it's common knowledge that he is as kind hearted of a person Ledger was. So it comes at no surprise for him to do such a kind thing, but Colin Farrell and Jude Law, that's very kind of them both. I take back anything I've said about them in the past. For the remainder of the year any ways.

The three were reportedly concerned about the future of Ledger's daughter. So that's when they decided to donate their pay from the film to Matlida.

Okay I know I know Matilda isn't going to be poor by any means because her mom is a working actress. But it's just a kind act to repay to an actor that was so kind and caring to everyone he came across. It's a good example of "pay if forward" and it's just a nice story to hear come out of Hollywood, you know. In a city filled with self absorbed greedy sharks, it's nice to see the genuine kind hearted ones have their moment.

Ledger is no doubt smiling that some of his fellow actors are looking out for his daughter when his own family doesn't seem to want to do the same.

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