Matilda Ledger is the daughter of Michelle Williams and late Heath Ledger. His father, who died at the very young age of 28 from a prescribed drug overdose, is an Oscar-winning actor who is best remembered for his exceptional acting in films such as '10 Things I Hate About You', 'The Patriot', 'Brokeback Mountain', and 'The Dark Knight'. Her mother is a four times Oscar nominated actress known for movies like 'Brokeback Mountain', 'Blue Valentine', 'Shutter Island', 'My Week with Marilyn', 'Oz the Great and Powerful', and 'Manchester by the Sea'. Matilda was featured on television for the first time as an infant on the episode '20 Cutest Celebrity Babies' of the series 'VH1: All Access' in 2006. Her father's love for her is a prominent theme of the 2017 documentary, 'I am Heath Ledger', based on the deceased actor's life.