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US-bound David Beckham named 'dream host' of Oscars


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David and Victoria Beckham

If David Beckham wants to make his name as a film star when he moves to the US, he has received some good news - he is the star most people would like to host the Oscars.

Beckham, 31, who has signed a £128 million deal with US soccer team LA Galaxy, came top of a poll of perfect Academy Award hosts.

Former 007 star Sean Connery is second, followed by the late Elvis Presley in the fantasy poll.

Pamela Anderson took fourth place, followed by Dame Judi Dench, rocker Ozzy Osbourne and Marilyn Monroe in seventh place.

Crooner Frank Sinatra, comic Ricky Gervais and singer Sir Elton John were also in the top 10.

TV comedy star Ellen DeGeneres is hosting the 79th Academy Awards on February 25 this year.

The survey of 1,326 adults was carried out by Turner ic Movies to launch its Award Winners season.

1.David Beckham

2.Sean Connery

3.Elvis Presley

4.Pamela Anderson

5.Dame Judi Dench

6.Ozzy Osbourne

7.Marilyn Monroe

8.Frank Sinatra

9.Ricky Gervais

10.Sir Elton John

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