Academy Award®-nominated actor George Clooney will be a presenter at the 78th Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producer Gil Cates announced today.

Clooney received his first three Oscar® nominations this year, for directing and co-writing "Good Night, and Good Luck." and for his supporting role in Syriana. He will next be seen in The Good German and is currently filming "Michael Clayton." His other film credits include Ocean's Twelve, Three Kings, Intolerable Cruelty, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Perfect Storm and "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

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Clooney will join fellow presenters Hilary Swank, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Jessica Alba, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Will Ferrell, Queen Latifah, Terrence Howard, Meryl Streep, Will Smith, Steve Carell, Nicole Kidman, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Uma Thurman, Charlize Theron, Naomi Watts, Lily Tomlin and Reese Witherspoon.