Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman join list of Oscar presenters

  • PTI, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Feb 23, 2013 05:31 IST

An Oscar statue is seen in front of the Oscar Green Room for the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP)


Multiple Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present at this year's Oscars ceremony, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

Nicholson has been nominated 12 times and won for his leading performances in  One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the award for supporting actor in 1983 for Terms of Endearment.
 
Hoffman, who has been nominated seven times, won for his leading performances in Kramer vs Kramer (1979) and Rain Man (1988).
 
"Between the two of them, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have created more iconic characters than any other pair of actors in the world. Their participation in this year's Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today," said Zadan and Meron.
 
The duo join a list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart, Kerry Washington, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman amongst many more.
 
Oscars will be presented tomorrow at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

 

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