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Past Oscar hosts

Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2018. Best Picture winner: The Shape of Water.       

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Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2018. Best Picture winner: The Shape of Water. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2018. Best Picture winner: The Shape of Water. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2017. Best Picture winner: Moonlight. 

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Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2017. Best Picture winner: Moonlight. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jimmy Kimmel hosted in 2017. Best Picture winner: Moonlight. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Chris Rock hosted in 2016. Best Picture winner: Spotlight. 


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Chris Rock hosted in 2016. Best Picture winner: Spotlight. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Chris Rock hosted in 2016. Best Picture winner: Spotlight. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Neil Patrick Harris hosted in 2015. Best Picture winner: Birdman. 
 
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Neil Patrick Harris hosted in 2015. Best Picture winner: Birdman. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Neil Patrick Harris hosted in 2015. Best Picture winner: Birdman. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2014. Best Picture winner: 12 Years a Slave. 

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Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2014. Best Picture winner: 12 Years a Slave. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2014. Best Picture winner: 12 Years a Slave. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Seth MacFarlane hosted in 2013. Best Picture winner: Argo. 

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Seth MacFarlane hosted in 2013. Best Picture winner: Argo. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Seth MacFarlane hosted in 2013. Best Picture winner: Argo. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Billy Crystal hosted in 2012. Best Picture winner: The Artist. 

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Billy Crystal hosted in 2012. Best Picture winner: The Artist. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Billy Crystal hosted in 2012. Best Picture winner: The Artist. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted in 2011. Best Picture winner: The King's Speech. 

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James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted in 2011. Best Picture winner: The King's Speech. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted in 2011. Best Picture winner: The King's Speech. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted in 2010. Best  Picture winner: The Hurt Locker. 

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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted in 2010. Best Picture winner: The Hurt Locker. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted in 2010. Best Picture winner: The Hurt Locker. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Host Hugh Jackman hosted in 2009. Best Picture winner: Slumdog Millionaire. 


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Host Hugh Jackman hosted in 2009. Best Picture winner: Slumdog Millionaire. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Host Hugh Jackman hosted in 2009. Best Picture winner: Slumdog Millionaire. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Jon Stewart hosted in 2008. Best Picture winner: No Country for Old Men. 


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Jon Stewart hosted in 2008. Best Picture winner: No Country for Old Men. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Jon Stewart hosted in 2008. Best Picture winner: No Country for Old Men. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2007. Best Picture winner: The Departed. 


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Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2007. Best Picture winner: The Departed. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2007. Best Picture winner: The Departed. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Jon Stewart hosted in 2006. Best Picture winner: Crash. 


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Jon Stewart hosted in 2006. Best Picture winner: Crash. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Jon Stewart hosted in 2006. Best Picture winner: Crash. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Chris Rock hosted in 2005. Best Picture winner: Million Dollar Baby. 


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Chris Rock hosted in 2005. Best Picture winner: Million Dollar Baby. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Chris Rock hosted in 2005. Best Picture winner: Million Dollar Baby. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Billy Crystal hosted in 2004. Best Picture winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. 

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Billy Crystal hosted in 2004. Best Picture winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Billy Crystal hosted in 2004. Best Picture winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Steve Martin hosted in 2003. Best Picture winner: Chicago. 

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Steve Martin hosted in 2003. Best Picture winner: Chicago. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Steve Martin hosted in 2003. Best Picture winner: Chicago. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 2002. Best Picture winner: A Beautiful Mind. 

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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 2002. Best Picture winner: A Beautiful Mind. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 2002. Best Picture winner: A Beautiful Mind. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Steve Martin hosted in 2001. Best Picture winner: Gladiator. 

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Steve Martin hosted in 2001. Best Picture winner: Gladiator. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Steve Martin hosted in 2001. Best Picture winner: Gladiator. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Billy Crystal hosted in 2000. Best Picture winner: American Beauty. 


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Billy Crystal hosted in 2000. Best Picture winner: American Beauty. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Billy Crystal hosted in 2000. Best Picture winner: American Beauty. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1999. Best Picture winner: Shakespeare in Love. 


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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1999. Best Picture winner: Shakespeare in Love. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1999. Best Picture winner: Shakespeare in Love. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Billy Crystal hosted in 1998. Best Picture winner: Titanic. 


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Billy Crystal hosted in 1998. Best Picture winner: Titanic. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Billy Crystal hosted in 1998. Best Picture winner: Titanic. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Billy Crystal hosted in 1997. Best Picture winner: The English Patient. 

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Billy Crystal hosted in 1997. Best Picture winner: The English Patient. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Billy Crystal hosted in 1997. Best Picture winner: The English Patient. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1996. Best Picture winner: Braveheart. 


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Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1996. Best Picture winner: Braveheart. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Whoopi Goldberg hosted in 1996. Best Picture winner: Braveheart. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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David Letterman hosted in 1995. Best Picture winner: Forrest Gump. 


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David Letterman hosted in 1995. Best Picture winner: Forrest Gump. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

David Letterman hosted in 1995. Best Picture winner: Forrest Gump. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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