Last year's Best Actress, Hilary Swank, will be a presenter for the 78th Academy Awards® Presentation, producer Gil Cates announced today.

Swank won her second Academy Award last year for her leading role in Million Dollar Baby. She received her first Oscar in 1999 for her leading role in Boys Don't Cry. Swank's upcoming films include "Freedom Writers," The Reaping and The Black Dahlia.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2005 will be presented on Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PST.