A look back at Academy Awards hosts
The consummate entertainer hosted the show a whopping 18 times in total. That's a lot of Oscars!
Qualifications: Besides holding the title for most-frequent host of the Oscars, Hope is also in "The Guinness Book of World Records" for being the "most-honored entertainer." Hope won more than 1,500 awards during his lifestime, which included singing, dancing, and acting in addition to his hosting duties.