Presenters & Performers for the 83rd Academy Awards

  • Amy Adams
    • Adams received her third Oscar nomination this year for her supporting performance in “The Fighter.”  She previously received nominations for her supporting performances in “Junebug” and “Doubt,” in 2005 and 2008 respectively.
  • Javier Bardem
    • Bardem, who took home the Oscar in 2007 for his supporting performance in "No Country for Old Men," received his third Academy Award nomination this year for his leading role in "Biutiful."
  • Annette Bening
    • Bening recently received her fourth Oscar® nomination for her leading role in "The Kids Are All Right." She received her first nomination for her supporting role in "The Grifters" (1990) and received nominations for her leading roles in "American Beauty" (1999) and "Being Julia" (2004).
  • Halle Berry
    • In 2001 Berry won the Best Actress Oscar® for her role in "Monsters Ball."
  • Cate Blanchett
    • Blanchett is a five-time Academy Award nominee, who took home the Supporting Actress Oscar® in 2004 for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in “The Aviator.”
  • Russell Brand
    • This will be Brand's first appearance on an Oscar show.
  • Jeff Bridges
    • Last year, Bridges took home the Best Actor Oscar for his leading role in "Crazy Heart."
  • Josh Brolin
    • Brolin received a nomination in 2008 for his supporting performance in "Milk."
  • Sandra Bullock
    • Last year, Bullock took home the Best Actress Oscar for her leading role in "The Blind Side."
  • Robert Downey Jr.
    • Downey earned Oscar nominations for his leading performance in "Chaplin" (1992) and his supporting role in "Tropic Thunder" (2008).
  • Tom Hanks
    • Hanks won consecutive Oscars in 1993 and 1994 for his leading performances in "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump." He also has been nominated for his leading roles in "Big," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Cast Away."
  • Hugh Jackman
    • Jackman served as host of the 81st Academy Awards telecast in 2009.
  • Scarlett Johansson
    • Johansson's film credits include "The Horse Whisperer," "Lost in Translation," "Girl with a Pearl Earring," "The Black Dahlia," "The Other Boleyn Girl" and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."
  • Nicole Kidman
    • Kidman is nominated this year for her lead performance in "Rabbit Hole."  She took home the Best Actress Oscar in 2002 for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in "The Hours."  Kidman also received a nomination in 2001 for her lead performance in "Moulin Rouge."
  • Mila Kunis
    • Kunis appears in the current Best Picture nominee “Black Swan.”  Her other film credits include “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” “The Book of Eli” and “Date Night.”
  • Jude Law
    • In 1999 Law received his first Oscar nomination for his supporting performance in "The Talented Mr. Ripley."  He received his second nomination in 2003 for his lead performance in "Cold Mountain."
  • Zachary Levi
    • Levi and Mandy Moore will perform "I See the Light" from the animated film "Tangled."
  • Matthew McConaughey
    • McConaughey's film credits include "A Time to Kill," "Amistad," "Ed TV," "The Wedding Planner," "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" and "Tropic Thunder."
  • Alan Menken
    • Menken, who is nominated for writing the music for "I See the Light" from the animated film "Tangled, will accompany singers Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi on the piano.
  • Helen Mirren
    • Mirren has been nominated for an Oscar four times and won once. She took home the Oscar in 2006 for her leading performance in "The Queen."
  • Mandy Moore
    • Moore and Zachary Levi will perform "I See the Light" from the animated film "Tangled."
  • Randy Newman
    • Newman will perform his nominated song "We Belong Together" from the animated film "Toy Story 3."
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
    • Paltrow will perform "Coming Home" from the film "Country Strong." 
  • A.R. Rahman
    • Rahman and Florence Welch, of Florence + the Machine, will perform "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours."
  • William Ross
    • Ross will be at the podium as conductor for the 83rd Academy Awards. He is a prolific composer, orchestrator and arranger whose work encompasses feature films, television and the music recording industry.
  • Hilary Swank
    • Swank has twice been nominated and won in both instances. She took home the Oscar in 1999 for her lead performance in "Boys Don't Cry" and received her second Academy Award in 2004 for her leading role in "Million Dollar Baby."
  • Marisa Tomei
    • Tomei has received three nominations and won an Oscar in 1992 for her supporting role in "My Cousin Vinny."
  • Florence Welch
    • Welch and A.R. Rahman will perform "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours."
  • Oprah Winfrey
    • Winfrey was nominated for an Oscar for her supporting role in "The Color Purple" and served as executive producer of 2009 Best Picture nominee "Precious."
  • Reese Witherspoon
    • In 2005 Witherspoon received her first Oscar nomination and took home the award for her leading performance as June Carter in "Walk the Line."

 

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