May 05, 2007 04:28:47 GMT
Clint Eastwood is to be honoured with the University of Southern California's (USC) first Honorary Alumni Award.
The University of Southern California has picked Clint Eastwood as the recipient of its first Honorary Alumni Award.
The iconic American actor and Academy Award-winning film director and film producer is slated to receive the honor next week, the same day he collects his honorary doctorate from the top college.
On the star, Dean Elizabeth M. Daly says, "His work on both sides of the camera exemplifies the creativity and dedication that we strive to instill in our students."
In recognition of his work in the industry, Eastwood had also been honored the 2007 Spirit of Independence Award by Film Independent, a non-profit membership organization supporting artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision.