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02.24.14

Here Are Your Oscar Presenters

If it wasn’t for the Oscar presenters, who else would open the golden envelope and entertain us with witty, usually awkward, banter?

If it wasn’t for the Oscar presenters, who else would open the golden envelope and entertain us with witty, usually awkward, banter?

The goal of the producers of the Academy Awards was to display the “tremendous diversity of stars to represent not only this year’s nominees, but the legacy of the motion picture business as well.”

So, without further ado, here are your presenters, in alphabetical order:

Amy Adams: nominated for Best Actress: American Hustle; Best Supporting Actress: Doubt, The Fighter, The Master, Junebug

Kristen Bell

Jessica Biel

Jim Carrey

Glenn Close: nominated for Best Actress: Albert Nobbs, Dangerous Liaisons, Fatal Attractions; Best Supporting Actress: The Natural, The Big Chill, The World According to Garp

Bradley Cooper: nominated for Best Actor: Silver Linings Playbook;  Best Supporting Actor: American Hustle

Penélope Cruz: winner for Best Supporting Actress: Vicky Christina Barcelona; also nominated: Best Supporting Actress: Nine; Best Actress: Volver

Benedict Cumberbatch

Viola Davis: nominated for Best Actress: The Help; Best Supporting Actress: Doubt

Daniel Day-Lewis: winner for Best Actor: Lincoln, My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood; nominated for Best Actor: In the Name of the Father, Gangs of New York

Robert De Niro: winner for Best Actor: Raging Bull; Best Supporting Actor: The Godfather); nominated for Best Actor: Cape Fear, Awakenings, The Deer Hunter, Taxi Driver;  Best Supporting Actor: Silver Linings Playbook

Zac Efron

Sally Field: winner for Best Actress: Places in the Heart, Norma Rae; nominated for Best Supporting Actress: Lincoln

Harrison Ford: nominated for Best Actor: Witness

Jamie Foxx: winner for Best Actor: Ray; nominated for Best Supporting Actor: Collateral

Andrew Garfield

Jennifer Garner

Whoopi Goldberg: winner for Best Supporting Actress: Ghost; nominated for Best Actress: The Color Purple

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Anne Hathaway: winner for Best Supporting Actress: Les Miserables; nominated for Best Actress: Rachel Getting Married

Goldie Hawn: winner for Best Supporting Actress: Cactus Flower; nominated for Best Actress: Private Benjamin

Chris Hemsworth

Kate Hudson: nominated for Best Supporting Actress: Almost Famous

Samuel L. Jackson: nominated for Best Supporting Actor: Pulp Fiction

Angelina Jolie: winner for Best Supporting Actress: Girl, Interrupted; nominated for Best Actress: Changeling

Michael B. Jordan

Anna Kendrick: nominated for Best Supporting Actress: Up in the Air

Jennifer Lawrence: winner for Best Actress: Silver Linings Playbook; nominated for Best Actress: Winter’s Bone, Best Supporting Actress: American Hustle

Matthew McConaughey: nominated for Best Actor: Dallas Buyers Club

Ewan McGregor

Bill Murray: nominated for Best Actor: Lost in Translation

Kim Novak

Tyler Perry

Brad Pitt: nominated for Best Picture: Moneyball, 12 Years A Slave, Best Actor: Moneyball, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Best Supporting Actor: 12 Monkeys

Sidney Poitier:  winner for Best Actor: Lilies of the Field, Honorary Award; nominated for Best Actor: The Defiant Ones

Gabourey Sidibe: nominated for Best Actress: Precious

Will Smith: nominated for Best Actor: The Pursuit of Happyness, Ali

Kevin Spacey: winner for Best Actor: American Beauty, Best Supporting Actor: The Usual Suspects

Jason Sudeikis

Channing Tatum

Charlize Theron: winner for Best Actress: Monster; nominated for Best Actress: North Country.

John Travolta: nominated for Best Actor: Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever

Christoph Waltz: winner for Best Supporting Actor: Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained

Kerry Washington

Emma Watson

Naomi Watts: nominated for Best Actress: 21 Grams, The Impossible