Naomi Watts urges Oscar bosses to honor Heath with a posthumous awardFebruary 21st, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Late Hollywood actor Heath Ledgers former girlfriend Naomi Watts has asked the Oscar bosses to honour him with a posthumous award for his role in The Dark Knight.
The King Kong actress, who dated Heath for two years, said that he deserved the award for his brilliant portrayal of The Joker in the flick.
“I hope he does win. He was amazing and his work should be recognized, the Daily Express quoted Watts, as saying.
Watts, who fist met Heath on the sets of Ned Kelly, revealed that she always knew that he was an extraordinary actor.
“I always knew it from the time we met on Ned Kelly. When we first rehearsed together I was blown away by his presence and the detail in his performance. I just thought, ”Wow, this guy is extraordinary, he has got something really special, Watts said.
Heath has already been posthumously honored with a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his role of The Joker. (ANI)
- Naomi Watts still too upset to watch ex-beau Ledger's final film - Jun 15, 2010
- When Joker made Batman cry - Jun 06, 2012
- No replacement for Heath Ledger's Joker role in Batman - Jun 07, 2010
- Unseen footage of Heath Ledger to be used in next Batman movie? - Dec 02, 2010
- No replacement of Ledger in 'The Dark Knight' sequel - Jun 08, 2010
- No Heath Ledger In Dark Knight Rises - Dec 05, 2010
- Garfield takes inspiration from Ledger for Spider Man role - Nov 26, 2010
- Shekar Kapur remembers Ledger, dines with Bloom - Jan 24, 2010
- Garfield looks up to Ledger's 'Joker' performance for Spiderman role - Nov 26, 2010
- First Heath Ledger scholarship awarded - Feb 23, 2009
- Hugh Jackman praying for an Oscar to Ledger - Feb 16, 2009
- Naomi Watts wants Heath Ledger to win Oscar - Feb 14, 2009
- A. R. Rahman bags Best Music award at BAFTAs - Feb 09, 2009
- Anne Hathaway From Tiara To Catsuit In 'The Dark Knight Rises' - Jan 20, 2011
- Watching Heath Ledger was dazzling: Oldman - Jul 03, 2012
Tags: actor heath, bafta, blown away, dark knight, fist, flick, former girlfriend, golden globe, hollywood, hollywood actor, honour, joker, king kong, king kong actress, ledgers, london feb, naomi watts, ned kelly, portrayal, posthumous award