Hugh Jackman wants Heath Ledger to win Oscar

February 17th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 17 (ANI): Aussie star Hugh Jackman wants late actor Heath Ledger to win an Academy award for his role in The Dark Knight.

The X-men star insists he would love his late fellow countryman to get the posthumous honour.

“I can”t hide the fact that I would really love for that honour to be bestowed upon him. It would be fitting and I think he deserves it,” the Daily Express quoted Jackman as saying.

Ledger, who died from an accidental drug overdose in January 2008, has already been honoured with the Best Supporting Actor gong at the Golden Globes as well as at the BAFTAs. (ANI)

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