Last year's Best Supporting Actor, Morgan Freeman, will be a presenter for the 78th Academy Awards® Presentation, producer Gil Cates announced today.

Freeman received his first Oscar last year for his supporting role in the Best Picture winner Million Dollar Baby. He has received four Academy Award nominations, his first in 1987 for his supporting role in "Street Smart." He also received nominations for his leading roles in 1989's Driving Miss Daisy and 1994's The Shawshank Redemption.