It's been seven years since Heath Ledger passed away from an accidental drug overdose, but along with his extensive film legacy, the 28-year-old also left behind a daughter, now nine, with ex Michelle Williams.

At the annual Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship Award dinner in LA, the actor's mom Sally and sister Kate opened up about Matilda who was just two when her famous father died.

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Matilda, Sally, Kate and Heath (inset).

"Matilda is gorgeous and very much like her daddy in many ways," Kate, who recently spent time with the elementary-schooler in Brooklyn, N.Y., told the Daily Telegraph.

She added that she's been telling Matilda stories of The Dark Knight star now that "she is getting old enough to understand."

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