Ledger asks Gyllenhaal to be godfather

Heath Ledger is so close to his Brokeback Mountain co-star Jake Gyllenhaal, he has asked him to be Godfather to his four-month-old daughter Matilda.

Gyllenhaal, whose turn in the movie earned him a Best Supporting Actor BAFTA on Sunday, credits the movie with building a unique bond between them.

He says: "Heath and I are best friends now, making the film was very intense for us.

"I'm actually Godfather to Heath's daughter MATILDA, which is an amazing honour."

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