Awards & Festivals:Academy Awards:Oscar Ceremony Hosts

Who are the Oscar® hosts?

©A.M.P.A.S.®
©A.M.P.A.S.®

Here’s a complete look at the celebrities who have hosted the Academy Awards over the years, in order of the number of times they hosted the Oscars.

Bob Hope (18 times)

- 12th in 1940 - 14th in 1942 - 15th in 1943 - 17th in 1945 with co-host(s) - 18th in 1946 with co-host(s) - 25th in 1953 with co-host(s) - 27th in 1955 with co-host(s) - 30th in 1958 with co-host(s) - 31st in 1959 with co-host(s) - 32nd in 1960 - 33rd in 1961 - 34th in 1962 - 37th in 1965 - 38th in 1966 - 39th in 1967 - 40th in 1968 - 47th in 1975 with co-host(s) - 50th in 1978

Billy Crystal (9 times)

- 62nd in 1990 - 63rd in 1991 - 64th in 1992 - 65th in 1993 - 69th in 1997 - 70th in 1998 - 72nd in 2000 - 76th in 2004 - 84th in 2012

Johnny Carson (5 times)

- 51st in 1979 - 52nd in 1980 - 53rd in 1981 - 54th in 1982 - 56th in 1984

Whoopi Goldberg (4 times)

- 66th in 1994 - 68th in 1996 - 71st in 1999 - 74th in 2002

Jack Lemmon (4 times)

- 30th in 1958 with co-host(s) - 36th in 1964 - 44th in 1972 with co-host(s) - 57th in 1985

Jerry Lewis (3 times)

- 28th in 1956 with co-host(s) - 29th in 1957 with co-host(s) - 31st in 1959 with co-host(s)

Steve Martin (3 times)

- 73rd in 2001 - 75th in 2003 - 82nd in 2010 with co-host(s)

Conrad Nagel (3 times)

- 3rd in 1930 - 5th in 1932 with co-host(s) - 25th in 1953 with co-host(s)

David Niven (3 times)

- 30th in 1958 with co-host(s) - 31st in 1959 with co-host(s) - 46th in 1974 with co-host(s)

Jack Benny (2 times)

- 16th in 1944 - 19th in 1947

Chevy Chase (2 times)

- 59th in 1987 with co-host(s) - 60th in 1988

Sammy Davis Jr. (2 times)

- 44th in 1972 with co-host(s) - 47th in 1975 with co-host(s)

Ellen DeGeneres (2 times)

- 79th in 2007 - 86th in 2014

William C. deMille (2 times)

- 1st in 1929 with co-host(s) - 2nd in 1930

Jane Fonda (2 times)

- 49th in 1977 with co-host(s) - 58th in 1986 with co-host(s)

Goldie Hawn (2 times)

- 48th in 1976 with co-host(s) - 59th in 1987 with co-host(s)

Walter Matthau (2 times)

- 48th in 1976 with co-host(s) - 55th in 1983 with co-host(s)

Richard Pryor (2 times)

- 49th in 1977 with co-host(s) - 55th in 1983 with co-host(s)

Frank Sinatra (2 times)

- 35th in 1963 - 47th in 1975 with co-host(s)

James Stewart (2 times)

- 18th in 1946 with co-host(s) - 30th in 1958 with co-host(s)

Jon Stewart (2 times)

- 78th in 2006 - 80th in 2008

Alan Alda

- 58th in 1986 with co-host(s)

Fred Astaire

- 23rd in 1951

Alec Baldwin

- 82nd in 2010 with co-host(s)

Lionel Barrymore

- 5th in 1932 with co-host(s)

Warren Beatty

- 49th in 1977 with co-host(s)

Carol Burnett

- 45th in 1973 with co-host(s)

Bob Burns

- 10th in 1938

Ellen Burstyn

- 49th in 1977 with co-host(s)

Michael Caine

- 45th in 1973 with co-host(s)

Frank Capra

- 8th in 1936

Irvin S. Cobb

- 7th in 1935

Claudette Colbert

- 28th in 1956 with co-host(s)

John Cromwell

- 17th in 1945 with co-host(s)

Paul Douglas

- 22nd in 1950

Donald Duck

- 30th in 1958 with co-host(s)

Douglas Fairbanks

- 1st in 1929 with co-host(s)

James Franco

- 83rd in 2011 with co-host(s)

Lawrence Grant

- 4th in 1931

Neil Patrick Harris

- 87th in 2015

Anne Hathaway

- 83rd in 2011 with co-host(s)

Helen Hayes

- 44th in 1972 with co-host(s)

Charlton Heston

- 45th in 1973 with co-host(s)

Paul Hogan

- 59th in 1987 with co-host(s)

Celeste Holm

- 29th in 1957 with co-host(s)

Rock Hudson

- 45th in 1973 with co-host(s)

John Huston

- 46th in 1974 with co-host(s)

Hugh Jackman

- 81st in 2009

George Jessel

- 9th in 1937

Danny Kaye

- 24th in 1952

Gene Kelly

- 48th in 1976 with co-host(s)

Alan King

- 44th in 1972 with co-host(s)

David Letterman

- 67th in 1995

Seth MacFarlane

- 85th in 2013

Shirley MacLaine

- 47th in 1975 with co-host(s)

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

- 28th in 1956 with co-host(s)

Fredric March

- 26th in 1954 with co-host(s)

Liza Minnelli

- 55th in 1983 with co-host(s)

George Montgomery

- 21st in 1949

Dudley Moore

- 55th in 1983 with co-host(s)

Agnes Moorehead

- 20th in 1948 with co-host(s)

Donald O’Connor

- 26th in 1954 with co-host(s)

Laurence Olivier

- 31st in 1959 with co-host(s)

Dick Powell

- 20th in 1948 with co-host(s)

Tony Randall

- 31st in 1959 with co-host(s)

Burt Reynolds

- 46th in 1974 with co-host(s)

Thelma Ritter

- 27th in 1955 with co-host(s)

Chris Rock

- 77th in 2005

Will Rogers

- 6th in 1934

Diana Ross

- 46th in 1974 with co-host(s)

Rosalind Russell

- 30th in 1958 with co-host(s)

Mort Sahl

- 31st in 1959 with co-host(s)

George Segal

- 48th in 1976 with co-host(s)

Robert Shaw

- 48th in 1976 with co-host(s)

Walter Wanger

- 13th in 1941

Robin Williams

- 58th in 1986 with co-host(s)

ACADEMY AWARDS®, OSCAR(S)®, OSCAR NIGHT™ and OSCAR® design mark are the trademarks and service marks, and the OSCAR© statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
This site is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy Awards Nominations List Courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.