Heath Ledger - chess
Ledger was a keen chess player and won a chess championship in Perth at the age of 10.
At the time of his death he was planning to perform in and direct a feature film about a chess prodigy in an adaptation of The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis (1983).
Photo: Heath Ledger, 19 April 2001. Photographer: Karin Catt.
Notes by Beth Taylor