Michelle and Matilda Play Dress Up

10/17/2008 at 09:00 AM ET
Jackson Lee-Tom Meinelt/ Splash News Online

It looks like they’re ready to go trick-or-treating! Michelle Williamstakes a stroll with her little costumed cutie — daughter Matilda Rose, whoturns 3 on October 28th — in Brooklyn on Thursday. Dad is the late Heath Ledger.

Click ‘More’ for a solo shot of Matilda looking just like her daddy, we think!



Jackson Lee-Tom Meinelt/ Splash News Online

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SARA on

Oh Matilda is so cute!Her smile is so precious.I still can’t believe that Heath is dead:I’m sure that he will be very proud of his little girl.

dsmom on

This just made me tear up a bit.Matilda looks like the spitting image of Heath! I know that she will be fine because she seems to have such a great mom, but it still breaks my heart that she will never know her father.

Line on

Matilda is so cute😀 She really looks like Heath😀

Kat on

She is such a beauty!! She does look just like her Daddy! I thought she was older, she looks so big for a soon to be 3 year old!! Love her princess dress!

phoebe on

Oh wow, I love this kid! She’s just so precious! Both those photos are beautiful.

Mandy on

She does look a whole lot like him! He was so good looking, Michelle is going to have to have a bat later on.

sil on

aawww look at her! she’s a princess🙂 in the second pic she does look just like Dad🙂

M on

aww, mini-heath!!

so cute that she looks like her daddy, and so sad..😦

Valerie on

So cute! I wonder if this is her halloween costume and she wanted to test it out early!

Jess on

dsmom, I totally agree. I welled up when I saw these, especially the second.

It’s such a tragedy, especially how Matilda will never know her father personally. At least she has the pap images and vids just showing them as a normal father-daughter duo. I knew the moment Health died, it would never have been a deliberate overdose…he just loved his baby girl so much.

Beautiful & so extremely tragic. xx

Chloe on

The spitting image of her dad, she’s a gorgeous little girl

Vanessa Paige on

I think as sad as it is that Matilda will never physically know her father she is lucky in some ways because there is so much of him left behind, interviews, movies, pictures. She can get to know who he was that way. Unfortunately she won’t grow up with him but as a celebrity child she is in a unique position of having so much of him available to her at the click of a button. Just go to youtube and type in his name and you get almost 40000 videos…I do feel sorry for her having no father but at least she has the ability to know about him in our technological age.

Bethy on

Beautiful pics

Christine on

I still feel a twinge of sad everytime I see her looking so like her Dad.

There is one pic that I will always remember of them – she is standing with her arms around his leg and he has his hand on her head.
That pic will be how I remember her with her Dad.

Maria on

Everytime Michelle wears RayBan sunshades, it makes me think of Heath… And Matilda is the splitting image of him…

Betti on

what a cute little girl and looking so much like Heath!!

Melissa Q on

My jaw dropped when I opened this….I can’t believe how much she looks like her dad! He would be SO proud of her! She is beautiful.

Lauren on

I’ve never seen a little girl look so much like her dad. Matilda might have a bit of her mom’s nose, but those eyes and lips are all Heath. I’m sure he’s smiling somewhere.

Kelly on

Aww look at that smile in the first one! I honestly see all or at least mostly daddy in her. I can’t believe she will never get to know him. It breaks my heart for her.

ERICKA on

It’s so nice to see them both smiling!! <3

jennie on

WOW!! That smile, and facial expression. Looks exactly like Heath. She’s def growing up as she will be 3 this month. God bless Matilda and her many years to come!!

Amy on

I love how she is dressed as a princess – yet is still wearing her crocs!!

lee on

why do they cut her bang so short? everyone complains about suri cruise’s bangs being too long, but i’d rather they be too long than too short and make the child look like a dunce.

Emily on

It always makes me think of Frances Bean Cobain. There’s something about little girls left behind by there dads who just look like them!

I agree, Michelle seems to be an incredible mamma.

Jeanne on

Wow, she’s so tall! Heath was really tall too so it’s looking like she takes after him that way as well.

Rosy J on

Beautiful little Matilda, every pic of her brings just a little sadness and a lot of love for her because I’m reminded of her dad and how she is without him but at the same time trusting that he is watching over as she grows up. She is so adorable and he must be so proud of her.

janice power on

she looks so much like her dad, Michelle you must be so honered to have his daughter and you are doing a wonderful job, thanks for letting us see Matilda it is so much appreciated, I miss Heath I loved every movie he was in and really it is so nice of you to share, thanks a million.
Kindly,
Janice Power

M on

emily – like bindi and steve..she is her daddy completely!!

Lilly on

Oh, gosh, that last picture makes me feel a little melancholic. She looks so much like her daddy, that must be both great and incredibly difficult for her mommy. It also makes me a little sad she won’t get to grow up with him. Best of luck to her and her mom.

Angela Lake on

my goodness that looks like one of my four nieces, who is actually a few weeks younger then her. They have the same hair style and slightly the same build and height. My niece also loves to dress like princesses. to cute

Kelli on

She is so adorable! I bet her daddy is looking down from heaven and is very happy to see how much his little girl has grown! It is so sad that he cannot be here with her, but she has a great mom who you can tell loves her with all of her heart!

Susan on

this little girl will be blessed in life. she looks soo much like her beloved father…the late heath ledger, who should get the oscar for supporting role for his protrayal of the joker. it is so sad that she will never get to know her father however, her father is standing tall beside her and will be always by his side.

Amanda on

Wow. She is the cutest little girl and a spitting image of her father.

kelpy on

My heart drops every time I see a photo of Matilda or Michelle.
Still hard to believe Heath is gone.
Will this little lovely ever know how much the world loved her Daddy….I hope so.

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