Back in August of 2000, Vanity Fair put Heath Ledger on their cover and had an in-depth interview with him
. At the time, he was filming A Knight's Tale in Prague.
Here is the introduction to the article. If you would like to read the very lengthy interview, click here.
We’re Havin’ a Heath Wave
After watching Heath Ledger play Mel Gibson’s son in The Patriot, Hollywood veterans pegged him as that rare phenomenon—an actor with the effortlessly seductive masculinity of a classic screen idol. In the Czech Republic, where the 21-year-old Australian is starring in his second historical epic, A Knight’s Tale, the author learns about Ledger’s youth in the racetrack pits of Perth, the reason he walked out of the audition for his breakthrough role, and why he has never bothered with an acting lesson.