The 85th Academy Awards ceremony (referred to as The Oscars), honoring the best films of 2012 in the United States, took place February 24, 2013. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented its annual Academy Awards to honor the best films of 2012 in the United States. The ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California. Seth MacFarlane hosted the Academy Awards for the first time. Life of Pi won four awards (the most for the evening) including Best Director for Ang Lee, and Argo won three awards including Best Picture. Les Misérables also won three awards; Django Unchained, Lincoln and Skyfall won two awards each. Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress award for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. Daniel Day-Lewis won a third Best Actor (the most for any actor) for his role as president Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln.