heath ledger joker impression by me

The best Joker impression by a Heath Ledger fan

The best Joker impression by a Heath Ledger fan is something I never thought I would hear someone say about me. I have always loved voice impressions since I was a kid. It amazed me how someone could sound, and even look like, someone else. Who doesn’t love a great voice impressionist? Being into photography, filmmaking and music, if a movie really grabs my attention, I can’t help but feel drawn towards it…it just pulls me in. I try to get to the movies as much as I can. Years ago it was not uncommon for me to be at the movies every weekend.

Well, The Dark Knight is one of those perfect films that I cannot helped but be drawn into. The storyline, casting, acting and feel of the film was just a perfect work of art. Heath Ledger was cast as the Joker, as many of you know. He did a spectacular job and won many awards for that role, which he worked so hard on. Heath Ledger is one of my favorite actors. The first film I saw him in was A Knight’s Tale. Outstanding movie and story. Check it out if you have not. If you’ve already seen it, watch it again. I saw it last weekend again. Heath Ledger died on 22 January 2008 from an accidental intoxication from prescription drugs. A few months before his death, Ledger had finished filming his performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight.

Heath Ledger joker impression from the dark knight
Heath Ledger

Many people try to do Heath Ledger’s joker impression on YouTube. A few are really good but most are not….but that’s cool….I enjoy watching them as well. I never thought of doing the joker impression until a friend of mine heard me and said I was pretty good. He’s an artist and a huge DC and Marvel comic fan. If Eric said I was good, well, I guess I was on to something. Anyway, long story short, I watched the movie more and more, listened to Heath’s pitch and how he spoke, and tried to get closer to it. Most of the time I do a pretty good job if I do say so myself. It’s a lot of fun for me. I started a YouTube channel called THE JOKER BOX to see how well it would go over, or flop. Subscribers of the channel love it and always want more, so I give it to them. If they love it and it helps to keep Heath’s memory alive, I’m good with that.

Here are a couple videos from the YouTube channel THE JOKER BOX. What do you think? If Hollywood is watching, yes, I would love to do voice over work, which I already have done for a handful of people.

 

 

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Steve

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The Dark Knight

A Knight’s Tale

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