Oscars 2015: Presenters and performers, by The Times
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Oscars 2015: Presenters and performers, by the L.A. Times

A look at the presenters and performers of the 87th Academy Awards as photographed by The Times. The 2015 Oscars will be held on Feb. 22 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. More Oscars: Full coverage | Complete list | Video chats with contenders  (Los Angeles Times)
Felicity Jones is nominated in the lead actress category for her performance in “The Theory of Everything.” (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Terrence Howard received a lead actor Oscar nomination in 2006 for his performance in “Hustle & Flow.” Howard currently stars in the TV series “Empire.”  (Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times)
Channing Tatum, an Oscars 2015 presenter, plays a world champion wrestler in the Oscar-nominated movie “Foxcatcher.” (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Nicole Kidman, an Oscars 2015 presenter, won an Oscar in 2002 for her work on “The Hours.” (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Idris Elba, star of the TV series “Luther,” will present during the 2015 Oscars ceremony. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Young actor Ansel Elgort, who has won several accolades for his role in “The Fault in Our Stars,” will present at the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Jessica Chastain will be a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. The “Interstellar,” “A Most Violent Year” and “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” actress has received two previous Oscar nominations.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Jason Bateman, star of the comedy “Bad Words,” will present during the 2015 Oscars ceremony. (Robert Caplin / For The Times)
Liam Neeson, presenting at the 2015 Oscar Awards ceremony, received a nomination for his leading role in the 1993 Holocaust film “Schindler’s List.” (Damon Winter / Los Angeles Times)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, who was a 2014 nominee in the lead actor category for his performance in “12 Years a Slave,” is a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis will be a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. Davis currently stars as Annalise Keating on the TV series “How to Get Away With Murder.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
“Gone Girl” actor Ben Affleck will present at the 2015 Academy Awards. Affleck is a two-time Oscar winner, receiving the award for original screenplay for “Good Will Hunting” in 1998 and for best picture for “Argo” in 2013. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“If I Stay” actress Chloe Grace Moretz is a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Chris Evans, pictured here in a file photo from March 12, 2014, recently participated in the “22 Pushup Challenge” in order to raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
“Into the Woods” and “Star Trek” actor Chris Pine is a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“The Boy Next Door” actress Jennifer Lopez, who serves as a judge on the TV series “American Idol,” is a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
“Elsa & Fred” actress Shirley MacLaine will be a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. MacLaine won a lead actress Oscar in 1984 for her performance in “Terms of Endearment.” (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“The Wedding Ringer” and “Top Five” actor Kevin Hart will be a presenter at the 2015 Oscars.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
“The Wolf of Wall Street” actress Margot Robbie will be a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Actress Dakota Johnson, who plays Anastasia Steele in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” is a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
“Birdman” and “St. Vincent” actress Naomi Watts will be a presenter at the 2015 Oscars. Watts received lead actress nominations for “21 Grams” in 2004 and “The Impossible” in 2013.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Six-time Grammy-winner Lady Gaga will perform a special tribute at the 87th Academy Awards. It will be her first time performing at the Oscars. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
“Whiplash” actor Miles Teller will be a presenter at the 2015 Academy Awards. (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times)
“Into the Woods” actress Anna Kendrick will be performing at the 87th Academy Awards. She is a previous supporting actress Oscar nominee for “Up in the Air.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
David Oyelowo, who portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in “Selma,” will present at the 87th Academy Awards.  (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Zoe Saldana of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the “Star Trek” films will be a presenter at the 87th Oscars.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Chris Pratt, who plays Andy Dwyer in the television series “Parks and Recreation,” will present at the 87th Oscars. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
“Lucy” actress Scarlett Johansson, who will reprise her role as Black Widow in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” will present at the 87th Academy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer will present at the 87th Oscars. Spencer won the supporting actress Oscar in 2012 for “The Help.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“Cake” actress Jennifer Aniston is a presenter at this year’s Academy Awards. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“American Sniper” actress Sienna Miller will present at the 87th Oscars.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Oscar and Grammy-winner Jennifer Hudson will perform at the 87th Academy Awards. Hudson won the 2007 supporting actress Oscar for “Dreamgirls.” (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Tegan Quin, left, and Sara Quin will perform the Oscar-nominated song “Everything is Awesome” from “The Lego Movie” with the Lonely Island.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Andy Samberg, left, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone of the Lonely Island will perform “Everything is Awesome” from “The Lego Movie” with Tegan and Sara. “Everything is Awesome” is nominated for original song. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Kerry Washington, who stars as Olivia Pope in the TV series “Scandal,” is a presenter at this year’s Oscar Awards. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
“Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson is a presenter for the 87th Oscars.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Two-time Oscar nominee John Travolta will present at the 87th Academy Awards. Travolta earned lead actor nominations for his performances in “Pulp Fiction” and “Saturday Night Fever.” (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Marion Cotillard is nominated in the lead actress category for her performance in “Two Days, One Night.” She previously won the award in 2008 for her performance in “La Vie en Rose.”  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated this year in the lead actor category for his performance in “The Imitation Game.” (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep is nominated this year in the supporting actress category for her performance in “Into the Wood.” This marks her 19th acting nomination. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Reese Witherspoon is nominated for the lead actress Oscar this year for her performance in “Wild.” In 2006 she won the award for her performance in “Walk the Line.” (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Oprah Winfrey is nominated for best picture this year as one of the producers of “Selma.” She previously was nominated in the supporting actress category for her performance in “The Color Purple.”  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Cate Blanchett won the 2014 lead actress Oscar for her performance in “Blue Jasmine.” The six-time nominee also won the supporting actress Oscar in 2004.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar for supporting actress last year for her performance in “12 Years a Slave.”  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Matthew McConaughey won the lead actor Oscar in 2014 for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club.”  (Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times)
Jared Leto won the supporting actor Oscar last year for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club.”  (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Rita Ora will perform the Oscar-nominated song “Grateful” from the movie “Beyond the Lights.” (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Common will perform the Oscar-nominated song “Glory” from the movie “Selma” with John Legend.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
John Legend will perform “Glory,” the Oscar-nominated song from the movie “Selma,” with Common.  (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Adam Levine will perform “Lost Stars,” the Oscar-nominated song from the movie “Begin Again.” (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Tim McGraw will perform Glen Campbell’s Oscar-nominated song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from the movie “Glen Campbell ... I’ll Be Me.” (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Actor and comedian Jack Black will make a special appearance during the telecast.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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