Daniel Day-Lewis Honored By Juilliard School

May 26th, 2013 11:30am EDT

Daniel Day-Lewis Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis donned a traditional cap and gown as he was presented with an honorary degree from America's famous Juilliard School on Friday (24May13).

The Lincoln star received the accolade during a ceremony at the famed music and drama institution in New York City and made an inspiring speech to students as he collected the honour.

Laura Linney received one of the school's honorary degrees back in 2009 was also on hand in her cap and gown to address the graduating class of 2013.

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