Best Joker impression tutorial Heath Ledger

Best Joker impression tutorial Heath Ledger

The dark knight is one of my favorite films, along with anything from the 80s; Star Wars being on top of that list. The joker impression is something many people have strived for, with only a handful doing it properly. Heath Ledger’s joker is a massively-iconic character, due to Heath’s perfect execution of the role.

Heath Ledger joker impression from the dark knight
Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger is one of my favorite actors and has been for years. The first film I saw him in was A Knights Tale…a truly awesome film. Whether you are a fan of Heath’s or not, you will love this film. It has everything from well-written and timed comedy to a fantastic story line.

The joker impression of Heath Ledger, for me, is something that happened by accident. Long story short, I worked up the courage to post a video, waiting for ridicule from viewers. Comic book fans are severe in their art and I was thinking it would be a matter of days before I took it down. I dreaded uploading my first video.

As it turns out, many people loved it and I got better at it. A couple videos later showed really nice comments from people so I started the YouTube channel as a tribute to Heath Ledger, THE JOKER BOX on YouTube. It’s a lot of fun as you can imagine. It would be really nice to have a small crew to help out but at the moment, it is just me.

heath ledger joker impression by me

If you’re interested in doing the Joker impression, check out my videos on the YouTube channel and watch the Dark Knight over and over. Study how Heath talks and how he “hits the notes.” Voice impressions are like singing. You need to match the same notes and fluctuations. It’s practice and it’s a lot of fun when you get it right.

The Joker has always been my favorite villain, along with Darth Vader.

Many have demanded I become the next Joker in another film. That praise is awesome to hear! I’m happy they’re happy and entertained. I know I can always be better. Being the Joker in a film would be so much fun, as I have been an audio engineer, photographer and video editor for 25 years each. I love working in production. So, Christopher Nolan, if you’re thinking of doing another film with the joker, I’m interested. It would be so much fun.

Here’s a recent video I made of the Joker impression. Hope you like it.

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The best Heath Ledger Joker impression

The best Heath Ledger Joker impression

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. The Dark Knight is one of those films.

The Dark Knight is one of those perfect films. The storyline, casting, acting and feel of the film was a perfect work of art. Heath Ledger was cast as the Joker, as you know. Heath Ledger is one of my favorite actors. The first film I saw him in was A Knight’s Tale. Check it out if you haven’t already. If you’ve already seen it, watch it 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 perform Heath Ledger’s joker impression on YouTube. I enjoy watching them all. I never thought of doing the joker impression until a friend said I was pretty good. He’s an artist and a huge DC and Marvel comic fan. If Eric said I was good, maybe I was on to something.

Long story short, I watched the Dark Knight 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.

I started the YouTube channel, 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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