Sir Patrick Stewart is to receive an honorary degree from officials at the University of East Anglia in England later this month (Jul11).
The veteran British actor will be handed an Honorary Doctorate of Letters at the ceremony next week (beg18Jul11).
Oscar-winning director Richard Eyre and actress Juliet Stevenson have also been named as other recipients of the award.
The ceremonies will take place between 19 and 22 July (11) at the university campus in east England.