Will Ferrell to make 1st Oscar appearance

Feb. 10, 2004 at 7:17 PM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Actor Will Ferrell will make his first appearance as an Oscar show presenter during the 76th Academy Awards, telecast producer Joe Roth announced Tuesday.

The "Saturday Night Live" alum can currently be seen in the Christmas comedy "Elf" and recently completed filming "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and a Woody Allen film scheduled for release this fall.

His film credits include "Old School," "Zoolander" and "A Night at the Roxbury."

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2003 will be presented on Feb. 29 and will be televised live by ABC.

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