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Ben Affleck receives honorary degree

1 of 1 Bne Affleck receives honorary degree from Brown University
Bne Affleck receives honorary degree from Brown University

Argo star Ben Affleck has received an honorary doctorate degree from Brown University for his achievements in cinema.

The 40-year-old Academy Award-winning actor and director was among six artists, writers, scientists and educators selected to be given degrees.

The Ivy League school presented Affleck with a Doctor of Fine Arts for his contribution to cinema.

Pulitzer-winning author and MIT professor Junot Diaz and four others were also honoured at Brown University's commencement ceremony.

Ben joins the likes of Daniel Day Lewis, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep and even Kermit the Frog who have also picked up honorary degrees for their film work.


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