publication date: Saturday, February 2, 2008 (part of Round XXXIII)

category: Movies

clue: After playing a casanova, a comic-book villain, and a medieval knight jousting to rock anthems, it turns out that a gay cowboy was his least flamboyant role.

explanation: Ledger played the famous lover in Casanova, the Joker in The Dark Knight, a knight in A Knight's Tale, and a gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, Sam Boyarsky, Jesse Vengrove, Joanne Martin, and Eric Wallhagen


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