Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Drugs kill - Heath Ledger

Keith Ledger who died last year from a drug overdose received a posthmous Oscar on Sunday night, February 22, 2009, for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the Joke in The Dark Knight a Batman movie.

Reuters published this article yesterday, February 23, 2009.

Heath Ledger won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his performance as The Joker in Batman movie "The Dark Knight," with the award hailed a fitting tribute for the Australian actor who died a year ago.

Ledger, 28, who was found dead in his New York apartment 13 months ago after an accidental prescription drug overdose, was the hot favourite to win the award which made him only the second actor to receive a posthumous Oscar.

This is article #6 in a series on Drugs Kill.

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