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Heath Ledger
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Natalia Vodianova
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Prada
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The Sunday Telegraph
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Givenchy
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Daria Werbowy
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Gemma Ward

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Gemma Ward

Australian fashion model turned actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1987.

Countries: United States (18%), United Kingdom (15%), Australia (10%)

Main connections: Heath Ledger, Natalia Vodianova, Prada

Linked to: Calvin Klein, Forbes, The Sunday Telegraph, Shenton College

 

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Gemma Ward was born in 1987 add something


1997

Her passion for acting was born in 1997, when she was cast as the witch in a school play of "Hansel and Gretel" at age ten add something


2000

"Vogue Paris" declared her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s add something


2002

She was discovered in 2002, at the age of fourteen, while accompanying her friends to the Australian modelling competition "Search for a Supermodel" add something


2003

At 15 Ward made her Australian Fashion Week debut in May 2003 add something

 

Monika Jagaciak - The question was never asked of Gemma Ward, who was 15 when she made her Australian Fashion Week debut in May 2003 or of another Australian model, Tallulah Morton, who was 13 when she made her debut at the event two years later


2004

In September 2004 at only sixteen, Ward became the youngest model to appear on American "Vogue" photographed by Steven Meisel as one of the nine "Models of the Moment" with Daria Werbowy, Natalia Vodianova, Gisele Bündchen, Isabeli Fontana, Karolina Kurkova, Liya Kebede, Hana Soukupova and Karen Elson add something


2005

Ward graced the Spring 2005 cover of "TIME" Magazine's "Style & Design" issue add something

 

In September 2005, Ward secured a coveted place on the inaugural cover of "Vogue China" posing between Chinese models Du Juan and Wang Wenqin and was shot by leading photographer Patrick Demarchelier add something

 

Du Juan - In 2005 Mario Testino photographed her for the cover of Vogue Paris with Australian model Gemma Ward becoming the first ever Asian cover-model

 

Prada - Previous Prada exclusives and openers who have gone on to success in the fashion world include unknown models and actors who work for cheap or for free including the still unknown Daria Werbowy, Gemma Ward, Suvi Koponen and Sasha Pivovarova, who went on to appear in Prada's ad campaigns for six consecutive seasons after opening the Prada fall 2005 runway show


2006

By 2006 Ward became Australia's brightest fashion star since Elle Macpherson add something

 

David Gandy - In 2006, he became the face of Dolce & Gabbana, annually starring in their apparel campaigns and fashion shows through 2011, working with female supermodels such as Gemma Ward, Scarlett_Johansson, Gisele Bündchen and Naomi Campbell as well as male models including Noah Mills, Tony Ward and Adam Senn


2007

In October 2007 Ward appeared on the cover of the very first issue of "Vogue India", centered between Bollywood actresses Bipasha Basu and Priyanka Chopra shot by photographer Patrick Demarchelier and it became the second time Ward has appeared on an inaugural issue add something

 

Ward and Heath Ledger first met in November 2007 in New York when Ward had just turned 20 add something

 

Heath Ledger - After his break-up with Williams, in late 2007 and early 2008, the tabloid press and other public media linked Ledger romantically with supermodels Helena Christensen and Gemma Ward and with former child stars, actresses Mary-Kate Olsen and Lindsay Lohan

 

Boho-chic - The gothic look was in vogue again in the autumn of 2007, a sleeker "dark Victorian style" being associated with, among others, Sienna Miller, twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen , the Australian model Gemma Ward and the rising Ukrainian singer Mika Newton


2008

In early 2008, Ward was reported to have been seeing actor Heath Ledger after media articles linked the two together at end of 2007 holiday celebrations add something

 

Ward hasn't walked down a runway since the spring 2008 shows add something

 

The two spent Christmas together in their home town of Perth before returning to New York where Ledger died less than a month later, on 22 January 2008 add something

 

"The Black Balloon" had its world premiere at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February 2008, where it received a Crystal Bear as the best feature-length film in the "Generation 14plus" category add something

 

In August 2008, reports surfaced that Ward was to retire from modeling to pursue acting add something

 

Her last modeling gig was an appearance on the cover of and inside the October 2008 issue of Spanish "Marie Claire" add something


2009

In the summer of 2009, she took classes at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York add something

 

Slightly over a year later, in November 2009, Ward's agent officially announced her retiring from the industry after her notable absence in the past few runway seasons add something


2010

Again, Ward quickly dismissed the retirement claims, confirming that she would return to modeling in 2010 add something


2011

In 2011, in an interview for "The Sunday Telegraph", Ward confirmed that they had "developed a relationship and we started seeing each other add something

 

MTV Networks' NextMovie.com named her one of the 'Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011' add something

 

After avoiding the spotlight for three years, Ward opened up in an exclusive interview for "The Sunday Telegraph" in 30 January 2011 add something

 

After three years out of the spotlight, Ward made her international stage debut in 22 March 2011 for the Perth Theatre Company's production of "The Ugly One" add something

 

Heath Ledger - On 30 January 2011, Gemma Ward stated that the pair began dating in November 2007 and their families spent Christmas together in their home town of Perth


2013

In 2013, Ward signed with IMG Models Australia, prompting rumours of a modelling comeback add something

 

Ward and her partner David Letts became parents in early December 2013 add something


2014

On September 18, 2014 Ward returned to the runway at the spring/summer 2015 Prada show during Milan Fashion Week add something


2015

In December, Ward appeared on the 55th Anniversary cover of Australian "Vogue" and along with a 40th anniversary campaign for Country Road, was announced as the face of Prada's Spring/Summer 2015 campaign add something

 

In April 2015, Ward made her runway return to Australian Fashion Week, walking for Ellery add something


2016

In January 2016, she again graced the cover of Australian "Vogue", appearing in a Spring/Summer 2016 campaign for Givenchy alongside models including Joan Smalls, Natalia Vodianova and fellow Australian Miranda Kerr add something

 

Miranda Kerr - Kerr began 2016 fronting Riccardo Tisci's Spring/Summer campaign for Givenchy, alongside models including Joan Smalls, Natalia Vodianova and fellow Australian, Gemma Ward


2019

At the Spring 2019 shows, Ward walked for Proenza Schouler and Alexander McQueen add something

 

She appeared in editorials for November's "Allure" and "Vogue Italia" and graced the October cover of "Vogue" Thailand, the December cover of Australian "Harper's Bazaar", and the March 2019 cover of "Numéro" Tokyo add something