The 65th annual Academy Awards will be broadcast live Monday from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 6 p.m to their conclusion, on ABC (Channels 7, 3, 10, 42).
Host: Billy Crystal
Scheduled presenters include Oscar winners Jodie Foster, Jack Palance, Anthony Hopkins, Whoopi Goldberg, Geena Davis, Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Liza Minnelli, Jane Fonda, Denzel Washington, Joe Pesci and Jack Nicholson. Also, among others: Tom Hanks, Angela Lansbury, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Catherine Deneuve, Glenn Close.
Highlights include recognition of Elizabeth Taylor and the late Audrey Hepburn, winners of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.