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Oscars 2013: The Presenters

Vanessa Gomez |
February 22, 2013 | 11:55 p.m. PST

Staff Reporter

The Oscars wouldn't be complete without Meryl Streep. This year, she's presenting. (Pinterest)
The Oscars wouldn't be complete without Meryl Streep. This year, she's presenting. (Pinterest)
Seth MacFarlane has been picked to host, Barbara Streisand is set to perform for a much anticipated music-centered show as promised by the producers, and some of the 2012 Oscar winners are back to present. The 85th Academy Awards premiere Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center. The presenters for the night are among the best of the best. There are some oldies but goodies in the group, and what can make any show better than adding Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman to the mix? Both men have won twice in the best actor category. They will be joined by past winners, including 2012 best actor winner Jean Dujardin and 2005 winner for Ray, Jamie Foxx.

Some members of Hollywood's younger set, including Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, director and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, this year's 'sexiest man alive' Channing Tatum, and Twilight star Kristen Stewart have also been selected to present for the show on Sunday. Some of the cast from The Avengers will also make an appearance:

She seems to be nominated for at least something every year, but this time around three-time winner and 17-time nominee Meryl Streep will be presenting on the stage. Many best actress winners from the past will be seen during the production Sunday night, including Klute star Jane Fonda, Walk The Line actress Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman from The Hours, The Blind Side best actress winner Sandra Bullock, and Halle Barry for Monster's Ball. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo. 

Best supporting actress and actor winners in the past will also make an appearance. Last year's winner for The Help, Octavia Spencer, and 2012 best supporting actor winner for his performance in Beginners Christopher Plummer will be handing out statues on Sunday night. Three-time nominee and 2004 winner for best supporting actress in Cold Mountain Renee Zellwegger, best supporting actress in Chicago Catherine Zeta Jones, and past nominees Salma Hayek, Queen Latifah, and Melissa McCarthy are all planned to join them. 

Stars from this year's nominated films are also scheduled to present, including best actress nominees Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington from Django Unchained, director for Argo Ben Affleck, and this year's host and voice of Ted, Seth MacFarlane, who will also be joined by his co-star, Mark Wahlberg. 

Other well-known stars on the list to present are Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jennifer Garner, Richard Gere, Liam Neeson, Paul Rudd, and John Travolta. 

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