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Oscars 2021: Brad Pitt shows off blond ponytail as he presents Academy Award to Youn Yuh-jung

Brad Pitt was looking dapper as ever while rocking a blonde ponytail as a presenter at the 93rd Oscars in Los Angeles.

The 57-year-old actor won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 92nd Oscars for his portrayal of Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

This year, he took to the Oscar stage at Union Station in Los Angeles to present the Best Supporting Actress award.

Brad presents: Brad Pitt was looking dapper as ever while rocking a blonde ponytail as a presenter at the 93rd Oscars in Los Angeles

Winner: The 57-year-old actor won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 92nd Oscars for his portrayal of Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Winner: The 57-year-old actor won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 92nd Oscars for his portrayal of Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Pitt rocked a classic black tuxedo with a black suit coat, white dress shirt, black bow tie, black pants and black shoes.

His long blonde hair was pulled back into a small pony tail as he took  to the stage to present the Best Supporting Actor award.

Before presenting the award, though, he revealed where he first got his love of movies, like many of the other presenters have throughout the night. 

Brad's look: Pitt rocked a classic black tuxedo with a black suit coat, white dress shirt, black bow tie, black pants and black shoes

Brad’s look: Pitt rocked a classic black tuxedo with a black suit coat, white dress shirt, black bow tie, black pants and black shoes

Brad's look: His long blonde hair was pulled back into a small pony tail as he took to the stage to present the Best Supporting Actor award

Brad’s look: His long blonde hair was pulled back into a small pony tail as he took to the stage to present the Best Supporting Actor award

Winner and presenter: Before presenting the award, though, he revealed where he first got his love of movies, like many of the other presenters have throughout the night

Winner and presenter: Before presenting the award, though, he revealed where he first got his love of movies, like many of the other presenters have throughout the night

‘My love of movies began at the local drive-in, watching Clint Eastwood and Godzilla,’ Pitt said with a smile.

He also revealed that the nominees fell in love with movies at a young age, including Yuh-jung Youn, who, ‘fell in love with the movies through the work of actresses like Maggie Smith and directors Robert Altman and Mike Leigh.’

He added that Amanda Seyfriend fell in love with the ‘Leo version’ of Romeo and Juliet, with the actor adding, ‘Me too.’

Movie love: 'My love of movies began at the local drive-in, watching Clint Eastwood and Godzilla,' Pitt said with a smile

Movie love: ‘My love of movies began at the local drive-in, watching Clint Eastwood and Godzilla,’ Pitt said with a smile

Love: He also revealed that the nominees fell in love with movies at a young age, including Yuh-jung Youn, who, 'fell in love with the movies through the work of actresses like Maggie Smith and directors Robert Altman and Mike Leigh'

Love: He also revealed that the nominees fell in love with movies at a young age, including Yuh-jung Youn, who, ‘fell in love with the movies through the work of actresses like Maggie Smith and directors Robert Altman and Mike Leigh’

Love: He added that Amanda Seyfriend fell in love with the 'Leo version' of Romeo and Juliet, with the actor adding, 'Me too'

Love: He added that Amanda Seyfriend fell in love with the ‘Leo version’ of Romeo and Juliet, with the actor adding, ‘Me too’

He added that Borat 2 star Maria Bakalova loved Marilyn Monroe, and when she, ‘dreamed about coming to Hollywood, she’d write out, “I’m going to be a great movie star some day,’ as Pitt added, ‘Maria, welcome.’

Pitt added that Olivia Colman and her family used to gather at Christmas and watch The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, while Glenn Close was ‘entranced by classic Disney movies like Snow white and Old Yeller, before she was cast as Cruelle de vil. 

He then presented the Oscar to Youn for her performance in the Best Picture nominee Minari. 

Winner: He then presented the Oscar to Youn for her performance in the Best Picture nominee Minari

Winner: He then presented the Oscar to Youn for her performance in the Best Picture nominee Minari

Youn began her speech by marveling at simply meeting Pitt for the first time, as Pitt would later lead her off the stage after winning her first Oscar.

He chatted with her briefly while walking back stage with the actress before the telecast cut to commercial.

Pitt will next be seen in Bullet Train, Lost City of D and Babylon.

Speech: Youn began her speech by marveling at simply meeting Pitt for the first time, as Pitt would later lead her off the stage after winning her first Oscar

Speech: Youn began her speech by marveling at simply meeting Pitt for the first time, as Pitt would later lead her off the stage after winning her first Oscar

Brad helps: Youn began her speech by marveling at simply meeting Pitt for the first time, as Pitt would later lead her off the stage after winning her first Oscar

Brad helps: Youn began her speech by marveling at simply meeting Pitt for the first time, as Pitt would later lead her off the stage after winning her first Oscar

This way: He chatted with her briefly while walking back stage with the actress before the telecast cut to commercial

This way: He chatted with her briefly while walking back stage with the actress before the telecast cut to commercial

Coming soon: Pitt will next be seen in Bullet Train, Lost City of D and Babylon

Coming soon: Pitt will next be seen in Bullet Train, Lost City of D and Babylon

Outside: Brad Pitt was spotted outside while waiting for his driver

Outside: Brad Pitt was spotted outside while waiting for his driver

Mask up: Pitt was spotted having a conversation while donning a black face mask after the Oscar telecast

Mask up: Pitt was spotted having a conversation while donning a black face mask after the Oscar telecast

Multiple masks: He was later seen with a different mask, a blue medical face mask while waiting outside

Multiple masks: He was later seen with a different mask, a blue medical face mask while waiting outside

Waiting game: Pitt was seen solo backstage

Waiting game: Pitt was seen solo backstage

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