Heath Ledger receives best actor award for Performance in Dark Knight!

Heath Ledger as the Joker in Dark Knight

The late and great Heath Ledger is being honored by the Australian Film Industry with a top award of Best Actor for his Dark role in the hit movie The Dark Knight. He beat out other Australians who also act abroad and were nominated for this special award.

He beat out Eric Bana, Russell Crowe, and Jack Thompson. Heath also won this award in 2006 for his Oscar nominated performance in Brokeback Mountain.