82nd Academy Awards Hosts

Sunday, July 31 by William Lee

The 82nd Academy Awards hosts put all the other hosts of the previous "Oscar's" to shame. To understand why this is true you must know who the 82nd Academy Awards host are and what makes them so special. The 2010 "Oscar's" had both Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin as the 82nd Academy Awards hosts.

The first of the two 82nd Academy Awards hosts was Steve Martin. He brought experience to the role considering he hosted both the 73rd and the 75th academy awards. Being one of the two 82nd Academy Awards hosts made this his third time hosting the "Oscar's" Steve Martin has been the lead actor in a large amount of classic comedies such as "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" and "The Jerk" but he has also became a Grammy award winning musician winning the best country instrumental performance. Steve Martin has been furthering his music career touring with the bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers and has released an album entitled "The Crow: New Songs For The Five-String Banjo."

Alec Baldwin, one of the well known actors from the Baldwin family, was the other of the two 82nd Academy Award hosts and he has also had notable performances over a long period of time. He was also fresh in the tv audiences mind as he starred as Jack Donaghy on the hit comedy "30 Rock." He won two Emmys for that show in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He also got a Tony nomination back in 1992 for his performance in "A Streetcar Named Desire."

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