Heath Ledger Wins Best Supporting Actor: 2008 Oscars

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Heath Ledger Wins Best Supporting Actor: 2008 Oscars
Year:
2009
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Heath Ledger's family accept the Best Supporting Actor Oscar at the 81st Annual Academy Awards for Ledger's performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, USA, 2008).

In accepting the award on his son's behalf, Kim Ledger says 'This award tonight would have humbly validated Heath's quiet determination to be truly accepted by you all here - his peers - within an industry he so loved.'

The 81st Academy Awards, honouring movies released in 2008, was held at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles on 22 February 2009.