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In photos: Who is Seth MacFarlane and why is he hosting the Oscars? Add to ...

The announcement that Seth MacFarlane would be hosting this year’s Oscars caught many by surprise. Even though he’s hugely successful among fan boys and frat boys, the 39-year-old creator of "Family Guy" does not have the star power of previous hosts. Why was he picked? What could go wrong? And who is this guy, anyway? An investigation.