Tom Hanks Set to Present at The Academy Awards

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Academy Awards Producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced Tuesday that Tom Hanks will be presenting at the 83rd annual award ceremony in Hollywood.

Hank has two Oscars, winning two times in a row - in 1993 for Philadelphia and 1994 for Forrest Gump.  Hanks is also a governor of the Academy.

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During the Oscar nominee luncheon on Monday, Hanks appeared in a video urging nominees to prepare a speech and be memorable.

"Spontaneity takes preparation," Hanks said in the video. "So memorize something memorable."

The Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 26, 2011 live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.  It will also be telecast live on ABC starting at 8 E.T.

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Tom Hanks is probably the most talented movie star on the planet. He also seems like a really good guy away from the camera and the big screen. You never read about Hanks making news for anything other than acting in great films. And that's the way it ought to be.

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