Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer, winner for Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in "Beginners"; Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer, winner for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in "The Help"; Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, winner for Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role in "The Iron Lady"; Oscar-winning actor Jean Dujardin, winner for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role in "The Artist," pose backstage. (Photo by Todd Wawrychuk ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 were
presented on Sunday, Feb. 26, from the Hollywood & Highland Center and
televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation was
televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.