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HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

Jennifer Lawrence to present at the Oscars

Agencies  London, February 15, 2014
First Published: 17:57 IST(15/2/2014) | Last Updated: 19:05 IST(15/2/2014)

Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who bagged the best actress Oscar last year for 'Silver Linings Playbook', has been named as the first presenter for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards.

The announcement was made by the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and came about an hour after voting for the 86th Academy Awards began, the Independent reported.

The 23-year-old actress will help hand out award to the winner at the 2014 Oscars, which would be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and is slated to take place on March 2.

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Lawrence is vying for an Oscar in the best supporting actress for her portrayal as a bitter wife in David O Russell's 'American Hustle'.

She is the youngest three-time nominee in the history of the Oscars, she was previously nominated in 2011 for her role in Winter's Bone.

It is tradition that the previous year's winners are the first to be announced as presenters for the next year.

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