Originally Posted by ALP
I've always said I thought Ledger's Joker was a man who probably did a stint locked in a psych ward in another state then he broke out and took the first train to Gotham. So insane and deprived of reality that he probably doesn't even know what his real name is.
But why the face of a clown?
Well, but then they would have some records of it. Thats why I like the explanation given in the Atom story, that he joined the streets when he was a kid and lived off the books