Heath Ledger Wins Best Supporting Actor SAG Award

Posted Monday January 26, 2009 4:44 AM GMT

Raking in yet another posthumous award, Heath Ledger was named as one of the winners during Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Held at the Shrine Auditorium, Heath was named as giving the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of the Joker in “The Dark Knight.”

Causing for quite the emotional moment, the crowd of Heath’s peers gave a heartfelt applause after it was announced that he had beaten out Robert Downey Jr, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dev Patel and Josh Brolin to win the award.

Meanwhile, all eyes now turn towards the Oscars – during which time Heath is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

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