In this image released by Warner Bros., Heath Ledger starring as The Joker, is shown in a scene from “The Dark Knight.” Ledger was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, for his role in “The Dark Knight.” The 81st Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 in a ceremony airing on ABC from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre.  (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Stephen Vaughan) OSCAR 22 ORG XMIT: NYET171 ORG XMIT: 971GU90L
In this image released by Warner Bros., Heath Ledger starring as The Joker, is shown in a scene from “The Dark Knight.” Ledger was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, for his role in “The Dark Knight.” The 81st Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 in a ceremony airing on ABC from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Stephen Vaughan) OSCAR 22 ORG XMIT: NYET171 ORG XMIT: 971GU90L AP
In this image released by Warner Bros., Heath Ledger starring as The Joker, is shown in a scene from “The Dark Knight.” Ledger was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, for his role in “The Dark Knight.” The 81st Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 in a ceremony airing on ABC from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Stephen Vaughan) OSCAR 22 ORG XMIT: NYET171 ORG XMIT: 971GU90L AP

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