Will Smith to Make Oscar Show Appearance


Oscar-nominated actor Will Smith will make his fourth appearance as an Oscar show presenter, when he presents at the 76th Academy Awards telecast, producer Joe Roth announced today.

Smith received an Academy Award nomination in 2001 for his leading role in Ali. He currently is filming The Last First Kiss and will be seen next in I, Robot and the animated comedy Shark Tale. His other film credits include the two Bad Boys films, the Men in Black franchise, Enemy of the State, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Independence Day and Six Degrees of Separation.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2003 will be presented on February 29, 2004, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. (PST) with a half-hour arrivals segment.