Meryl Streep receives honorary degree from Princeton UniversityJune 22nd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Legendary actress Meryl Streep has received a special gift for her 60th birthday - an honorary degree from America’s Princeton university.
The ‘Mama Mia’ star, who turns 60 on Monday June 22 (09), received the honour on the revered college’s 262nd Commencement.
Streep now joins the list of non-students honored by the college that includes actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee Davis and chef Alice Waters, Contactmusic reports.
The actress had passed out Vassar College in 1971 and studied drama at Yale University, according to imdb.com. (ANI)
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