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Poll: Posthumous Oscar Winners

Whenever we think about a posthumous Oscar win, the first name that comes to mind is obviously the legendary Heath Ledger for his impeccable performance from 'The Dark Knight (2008)'. But, some other artists were also awarded posthumously.

Among these, which is the saddest exit for you?

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    Howard Ashman

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    Walt Disney

    Best Short Subject/Cartoon for Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)
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    Peter Finch

    Best Actor in a Leading Role for Network (1976)
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    Gil Friesen

    Best Documentary, Features for 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
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    Thomas C. Goodwin

    Best Documentary, Short Subjects for Educating Peter (1992)
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    Conrad L. Hall

    Best Cinematography for Road to Perdition (2002)
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    William A. Horning

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration for Gigi (1958) & Ben-Hur (1959)
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    Sidney Howard

    Best Writing, Screenplay for Gone with the Wind (1939)
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    Heath Ledger

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for The Dark Knight (2008)
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    Eric Orbom

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration for Spartacus (1960)
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    Ray Rasch

    Best Music, Original Dramatic Score for Limelight (1952)
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    Larry Russell

    Best Music, Original Dramatic Score for Limelight (1952)
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    Geoffrey Unsworth

    Best Cinematography for Tess (1979)
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    Victor Young

    Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture for Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
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    Sam Zimbalist

    Best Picture for Ben-Hur (1959)

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