Neil Patrick Harris Will Host 2015 Oscars | Playbill

News Neil Patrick Harris Will Host 2015 Oscars Tony Award-winning Hedwig star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Academy Awards, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Harris, who has emceed the Tony Awards four times and the Emmys twice, will make his Oscars hosting debut in 2015. He has been honored with four Emmy Awards: three for his acclaimed hosting of the Tony Awards and another for his guest-starring role on "Glee."

The 87th Academy Awards will be presented Feb. 22. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron produce the awards ceremony, which will air on ABC.

Harris won the 2014 Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He has performed on Broadway in Assassinsas well as Cabaret and Proof, and in the New York Philharmonic production of Company.

His memoir "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography," was released Oct. 14.

Check out videos of Harris' previous hosting appearances, including his best musical moments, here.

Harris also shared the news via social media:

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