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* JACKMAN NAMED OSCAR HOST Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has been named host of 2009's 81st Annual Academy Awards. The 40-year-old star - named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive last month (Nov08) - was given the honour by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday (12Dec08). Jackman, who has never been an Oscar nominee, won a prize at the 2005 Emmys for hosting the Tony Awards the same year (05). The X-Men star follows in the footsteps of a line of A-list comedians who've hosted the show, including: Jon Stewart in 2008 and 2006, Ellen DeGeneres in 2007, Chris Rock, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg. The Oscar awards ceremony takes place on 22 February (09) in Los Angeles. (JMA/WNWA/LR) Hugh Jackman Stars of stage and screen gather for third annual 'A Fine Romance' to benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund held at Sony Pictures Stage 30 - Arrivals Culver City, California USA - 20.10.07

Hugh Jackman, Billy Crystal, Chris Rock, Ellen Degeneres, Jon Stewart, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg and X-men

* JACKMAN NAMED OSCAR HOST Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has been named host of 2009's 81st Annual Academy Awards. The 40-year-old star - named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive last month (Nov08) - was given the honour by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday (12Dec08). Jackman, who has never been an Oscar nominee, won a prize at the 2005 Emmys for hosting the Tony Awards the same year (05). The X-Men star follows in the footsteps of a line of A-list comedians who've hosted the show, including: Jon Stewart in 2008 and 2006, Ellen DeGeneres in 2007, Chris Rock, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg. The Oscar awards ceremony takes place on 22 February (09) in Los Angeles. (JMA/WNWA/LR) Hugh Jackman The UK premiere of 'Flushed Away', held at Empire cinema, Leicester Square - Arrivals London, England - 23.11.06

Hugh Jackman, Billy Crystal, Chris Rock, Ellen Degeneres, Jon Stewart, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg and X-men

Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa film premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square - London, England - Sunday 23rd November 2008

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leaves the Radio 1 studios and returns to his hotel after discussing his role in the animated feature film 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' - London, England - Monday 24th November 2008

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Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa film premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square - London, England - Sunday 23rd November 2008

attends the 'Madagascar Escape 2 Africa' press conference at the Shilla Hotel in - Seoul, South Korea - Wednesday 19th November 2008

Premiere of 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' at the State Theatre - Sydney, Australia - Monday 17th November 2008

Australian premiere of 'Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa' at the State Theatre - arrivals - Sydney, Australia - Monday 17th November 2008

leaving ABC studios after appearing on 'Live with Regis and Kelly' - New York City, USA - Wednesday 24th September 2008

outside the Ed Sullivan Theater for the 'Late Show With David Letterman' - New York City, USA - Monday 22nd September 2008

attend 'An Evening with Dave Chappelle for Kevin Powell for Congress' at Eugene - New York City, USA - Wednesday 9th July 2008

performs at Hollywood Hard Rock Live - Hollywood, Florida - Wednesday 2nd July 2008

Live at the O2 Arena - London, England - Friday 23rd May 2008

Comedian Chris Rock performing at Chumash Casino Resort - Santa Ynez, California - Saturday 8th March 2008

Chris Rock on the film set for his upcoming film at Elgin Charles Hair salon in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California - Friday 22nd February 2008

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