DGA Sets Host and Presenters for 54th Annual DGA Awards Dinner

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February 26, 2002

Carl Reiner will return as host for the 54th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards, DGA President Jack Shea and Awards Chairperson Howard Storm announced today. This year will mark the sixteenth time Reiner has hosted the DGA Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2002 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

Shea and Storm also announced the full slate of presenters for the DGA Awards, including Academy Award® nominees Halle Berry (Monster's Ball), Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind), Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind), Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge), Will Smith (Ali) and Denzel Washington (Training Day).

Following is the full list of presenters, in alphabetical order:


  • Gillian Anderson
  • Halle Berry
  • Gilbert Cates
  • Jennifer Connelly
  • Russell Crowe
  • Faye Dunaway
  • James Franco
  • Josh Hartnett
  • Arthur Hiller
  • Don Johnson
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Ang Lee
  • Joe Pantoliano
  • Guy Pearce
  • Will Smith
  • Leelee Sobieski
  • Denzel Washington
  • Elijah Wood


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