Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams definitely had one of the most tragic relationships in celebrity history. It really seemed like they were meant to be, but then they broke up and, within six months, he had passed away. It’s truly sad. Many of us were really hoping that the notoriously private couple would get back together and live out the fairy tale, but that’s impossible now. For those of you who adored Heath and Michelle together, we have 9 things that you didn’t know about their relationship:
9. Love at First Sight
They met on the Calgary set of Brokeback Mountain in 2004. He played a closeted gay cowboy and she played his long-suffering wife. They bonded during a scene when their characters’ were tobogganing down a hill. On the third take, Michelle fell off of the sled and twisted her knee and needed to be taken to the hospital. As they were preparing to take her to the hospital, everyone could see Heath smoothing her hair back and insisting that he go with her. From that moment forward, it was pretty obvious to their co-stars and crew that Heath was falling in love with Michelle.