Before Heath became an actor he was slated to be a pro surfer, and he was also a fairly accomplished didgeridoo player. He even turned up playing didge in a surfing video by Billabong called “Bunyip Dreaming”. When Heath was a guest on the Ellen Show in 2004 he borrowed some didgeridoos from us for a funny bit. Here’s a low resolution video of the segment: http://tinyurl.com/3wezjvm
After the show aired I put both of the didgeridoos that Heath and Ellen played up for auction on eBay. They were truly great sounding instruments, and Heath picked out the one he played (it was made by an aboriginal fella in Darwin, Australia, named Naminu). I should have kept those didges in my personal collection. Naminu doesn’t even make didgeridoos any more, as he’s gone on to become quite an accomplished artist.
We miss Heath. Helluva nice guy. RIP, bro.