2012 oscars Oscar Host 2012 Nominations  

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[UPDATE: The Oscars are going with old favorite Billy Crystal to host the big show this year. But that doesn't mean you should stop voting for who it SHOULD have been!]

The 2012 Academy Awards ceremony lost producer Brett Ratner and host Eddie Murphy in November, after Ratner stepped down from the production. (Ratner had come under fire for using a homophobic slur during a Q&A for his film "Tower Heist," which starred Murphy. A day later, Murphy himself dropped out of the show.)

Many names and suggestions have been thrown around for who would make a good replacement host, from controversial Golden Globes emcee Ricky Gervais to comedian and TV host Stephen Colbert to felt puppet Kermit the Frog. This list is designed to determine who would be the best 2012 Oscar host by collecting the votes and suggestions of the Ranker community.

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Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations

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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Ricky Gervais age 55

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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Billy Crystal age 69

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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Alec Baldwin age 59

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Monica Bellucci is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Monica Bellucci age 52 - I really feel the pain of these people because some Jews and other people of different races are being killed because of their religion, and skin color and I respect all you people who will read this cause you had ...

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Bill Murray age 65

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Amy Poehler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Amy Poehler age 45

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
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Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Tina Fey age 46

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Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations

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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Steve Martin age 71

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Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations

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Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Bette Midler age 71

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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Larry David age 69

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Will Smith age 48

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Kristen Wiig is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Kristen Wiig age 43

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Patton Oswalt age 48

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Jason Bateman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Jason Bateman age 48

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Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Jon Stewart age 54

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Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood

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Albert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Oscar Host 2012 Nominations
Albert Brooks age 69