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Heath Ledger Best Actor Award

Heath Ledger

has just been awarded (posthumously) the GQ Best Actor Award (GQ Australia) for his work in the latest Batman flick The Dark Knight playing The Joker. Nine years ago he was nominated for a Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards for his work as a naïve young wannabe gangster in Two Hands. Have a look at this clip -

Two Hands from wallyworld on Vimeo.

Wikipedia says
As of October 2008, Ledger was listed as one of the world's highest-earning deceased celebrities, at USD $20 million, ranking third behind Elvis Presley and Charles M. Schulz.

Two more clips from Two Hands are available here at the excellent Australian Screen site You can also see Bryan Brown - another Australian actor that cracked Hollywood albeit in some stinkers like Cocktail with that short-arsed dope from the Scientologists.

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Reader Comments (2)

I remember Bryan Brown. Whatever happened to him?
November 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMemphis Steve
Memphis, Bryan Brown in in "Australia" - the Baz Luhrmann stinker with Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. Premiered last week.
November 27, 2008 | Registered CommenterMalcolm Lambe

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