Today Is The 11th Anniversary Of Heath Ledger’s Death

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This morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences launched the checklist of nominations for his or her annual awards, the Oscars. Today can be the 11th anniversary of Heath Ledger's loss of life, in 2008, a 12 months earlier than the his win for Best Supporting Actor because the Joker in The Dark Knight.

His flip because the Joker, which many cite because the undoing of Ledger, the function that pushed him over the sting after years within the highlight, has gone down as iconic (though for some motive Jared Leto and Joaquin Phoenix are nonetheless making an attempt to play the identical character). When he gained the posthumous Oscar for the function, again in 2009, his dad and mom and his sister went as much as settle for it for him and delivered a concise speech:

This function, and plenty of others of Ledger's, like Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain or his interpretation of Bob Dylan in I am Not There have been shouted out by followers all around the web as we speak. Here a couple of of the highlights: