Read a bio on Billy Crystal, the host of the 84th Academy Awards, as well as past Oscar hosts. Do you remember who hosted in 1989?
No one. That was the year the Oscars had no host, in an attempt to see how the telecast would go without one. The dates below represent the year in which the Oscar awards were telecast.
Biographies of Various Oscar Hosts
- Billy Crystal, hosted 2012, 2004, 2000, 1997–1998, 1989–1993
- Anne Hathaway, co-host 2011
- James Franco, co-host 2011
- Hugh Jackman, 2009
- Jon Stewart, 2008, 2006
- Ellen DeGeneres, 2007
- Chris Rock, 2005
- Steve Martin, 2003, 2001
- Whoopi Goldberg, 2002, 1999, 1996, 1994
- David Letterman, 1995
- Chevy Chase, 1988
- Bob Hope, hosted several times from 1940–1978
- Johnny Carson, 1979–1982, 1984
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