Ever wonder where Heath Ledger took his inspiration for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight? It’s been said that Ledger based his chaotic disheveled look on Sid Vicious, and incorporated some of Malcolm McDowell’s mannerisms from A Clockwork Orange. But what about the very distinct voice Ledger created for the Joker? Well, take a look at this Tom Waits interview from 1979 and see if it reminds you of anyone…

(Geekscape, via EruditeChick)

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  1. bonnef said: Eeeeeerie!
  2. rdet reblogged this from bernardin and added:
    I know i’m late, but I just watched this. Sound familiar?
  3. blasphemic reblogged this from bernardin
  4. thedrunkenrobot reblogged this from bernardin and added:
    The similarities in the voices are uncanny.
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  8. paulidin reblogged this from bernardin and added:
    Astonishing!
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