Oscar Hosts' Best and Worst Moments Ever: 85 Years of Laughs and Gaffes

Whoopi Goldberg

The Sister Act star became the first woman and the first African-American to host the show solo when she took the stage in 1994. She returned two years later in 1996, and then again in 1999 and 2002. Her Oscars were big on wisecracking humor and costume changes: Goldberg's many getups included an elaborate Elizabethan gown and headpiece, a glittering Moulin Rouge-inspired showgirl outfit with matching top hat, and a metallic space-age ensemble accessorized with a purple wig and feathers.

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