Penélope Cruz to Make Oscar® Show Appearance

Beverly Hills, CA (February 9, 2012) – Academy Award® winner Penélope Cruz will present at the 84th Academy Awards® ceremony, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today.

Cruz won an Oscar in 2008 for her supporting role in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." She was also nominated for her lead performance in "Volver" (2006) and for her supporting role in "Nine" (2009). Her other film credits include "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," "Sex and the City 2," "Sahara," "Vanilla Sky," "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" and "Blow."

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

Contact Information

Toni Thompson
tthompson@oscars.org