Ledger fans ask Oscar bosses to pay him special tribute

January 23rd, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Jan 23 (ANI): Fans of Hollywood actor Heath Ledger have asked Academy Award bosses to pay a special tribute to the late star.

An online poll conducted on the eve of the anniversary of Heaths death, revealed that more than 3,000 readers logged onto PopEater.com to answer the question: “What would the most fitting tribute to Heath Ledger be, a year after his death?”

58 percent stated that the best tribute to Heath at the Academy award ceremony this year would be paying special tribute to him on the occasion.

27 percent wanted Academy members to nominate Ledger for an Oscar for his role as The Joker in The Dark Knight.

The other 15 percent demanded movie bosses to make a biopic based on the life of Ledger, reports The Daily Express.

Heath died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, at the age of 28, last year. (ANI)

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