Jennifer Lawrence named as first presenter at 2014 Oscars

Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who bagged the best actress Oscar last year for `Silver Linings Playbook`, has been named as the first presenter for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards.

The 23-year-old actress will help hand out award to the winner at the 2014 Oscars, which would be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and is slated to take place on March 2.

Lawrence is vying for an Oscar in the best supporting actress for her portrayal as a bitter wife in David O Russell`s `American Hustle`.