Robert Downey Jr. to Present at 83rd Academy Awards

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The Academy Awards don’t take place until February 27, but we have a good feeling about the show already, with Robert Downey, Jr., tapped for presentation duties.

The Academy Award-nominated actor will be a presenter at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today.

Downey earned Oscar nominations for his leading performance in Chaplin (1992) and his supporting role in Tropic Thunder (2008). He is currently filming the sequel to Sherlock Holmes and was recently seen in Due Date along side Zach Galifianakis and Jamie Foxx.

Downey’s other film credits include Iron Man and Iron Man 2, The Soloist, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Good Night and Good Luck.  You can find all of Downey’s films right here.

The 83rd Academy Awards, which recognize the outstanding film achievements of 2010, will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on ABC. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.