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Borat star joins Oscars line-up

Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen rose to fame playing Ali G

Borat and Bruno actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been named among the stars who will present Oscars at this year's ceremony.

Baron Cohen will make his first Academy Awards appearance handing out a golden statuette in Hollywood on 7 March.

The British comedian will join other presenters including Steve Carell, Ben Stiller, Miley Cyrus and Zac Efron.

Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin will co-host the show at the Kodak Theatre. Avatar and The Hurt Locker lead the field with nine nominations each.

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