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Last year's Academy Award winners Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer will return to present on this year's telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
"We are honored to have Meryl, Octavia, Christopher and Jean, last year's Oscar winners in each of the acting categories, return to the Oscar stage," said Zadan and Meron.
Streep, who is the most nominated actor with 17 nominations, has won three Academy Awards, including last year's lead actress award for her performance in "The Iron Lady." Dujardin won the award for his lead performance in the Best Picture winner "The Artist," it was his first nomination. Spencer, also a first time nominee, took home the Oscar for her supporting role in Best Picture nominee "The Help." Plummer, who has twice been nominated, won the award for his supporting role in "Beginners."
Oscars will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane live on ABC. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.