James Franco and Anne Hathaway are hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, which airs on Feb. 27.
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin don 3-D glasses as they co-host the 82nd Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calif., on March 7, 2010.
Comedian Jon Stewart hosted the Academy Awards show first on March 5, 2006 and then again two years later on Feb. 24, 2008.
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Comedian Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 79th Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2007.
Chris Rock hosted the 77th Academy Awards show on Feb. 27, 2005.
Billy Crystal hosted the Oscars eight times. He is shown here at the 76th Academy Awards on Feb. 29, 2004.
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Host Whoopi Goldberg arrives on stage at the 74th Annual Academy Awards at the New Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calif., on March 24, 2002. Goldberg has hosted the Awards show four times.
Talk show host David Letterman delivers his opening monologue as host of the 67th annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, in this March 27, 1995 file photo.
Jack Lemmon hosted the 30th Academy Awards show in 1958 and again in 1964.
Johnny Carson, long-time host of NBC television's 'Tonight Show,' has hosted the Academy Awards show between 1978 and 1983.
Frank Sinatra hosted the 35th Academy Awards on April 8, 1963.
Frank Capra hosted the 8th Academy Awards on March 5, 1936.
Bob Hope, seen here with Marlon Brando (r.), hosted the Academy Awards show 18 times, more than any other host, from 1940 to 1977.
Fred Astaire, shown with American film-director and producer Robert Wise (l.), hosted the 23rd Academy Awards on March 29, 1951.
Lionel Barrymore co-hosted the 5th Academy Awards with fellow actor Conrad Nagel on Nov. 18, 1932.