Daniel Day-Lewis Received Doctor of Letters Degree


Daniel Day-Lewis Received Doctor of Letters Degree


The actor once enrolled in Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and now he is the recipient of a special honor by Bristol University.

Daniel Day-Lewis returned to education on Thursday, July 15 - he was presented with an honorary degree from a university in England. The "There Will Be Blood" star donned a traditional cap and gown to accept the accolade at an official ceremony at Bristol University.

Day-Lewis was chosen to receive the Doctor of Letters degree in recognition of his outstanding career achievements and because of his link to the city - the Oscar winner attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. The actor spent three years at the academy, which was opened by Laurence Olivier in 1946.

Day-Lewis isn't the only celebrity who picked up an academic nod this week - Orlando Bloom collected his degree from the University of Kent, and "Sex and the City"'s Kim Cattrall was made a fellow at Liverpool John Moores University.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  3. She's 'Dying'! Cher Suffers From Mystery Illness
  4. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  5. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  6. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  7. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  8. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture
  9. You're Not the Victim! Brad Pitt Blasts Angelina Jolie's Cambodian Interview
  10. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family

CELEBS PHOTO