Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis will return to present at this year’s Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
Winning for the title role in last year’s “Lincoln,” Day-Lewis has also been nominated for five Oscars in the lead actor category.
His previous wins were for the 2007 film “There Will Be Blood” and 1989’s “My Left Foot.” He also received nominations for his starring roles in “Gangs of New York” (2002) and “In the Name of the Father” (1993).
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Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network.
The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
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