Michael Douglas to present award at Oscars

Michael Douglas
LONDON: Veteran actor Michael Douglas, who is recovering from throat cancer, has been added to the list of presenters at the Oscar ceremony.

The 67-year-old is tipped to announce the best picture award at the Sunday ceremony.

He will join the likes of Halle Berry, Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Hanks and Angelina Jolie who will present awards to the winners.

Douglas is no stranger to the Academy Awards. He won best actor for his performance in "Wall Street" in 1987 and his production venture "One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest" won the best picture award in 1975.