SEAN BEAN WINS HONORARY DOCTORATE
SEAN BEAN will be awarded an honorary Doctorate in Arts by his hometown university. The LORD OF THE RINGS star - who dropped out of school at 16 - will be presented the honour by Sheffield University, in Northern England. A friend says, "This will mean a lot to Sean, as Sheffield is very dear to his heart. "Despite his rough-and-ready image he's secretly quit an arty person, who is keen on self-improvement and reads the likes of Oscar Wilde. He also has several SHAKESPEARE roles under his belt, including ROMEO and MACBETH."
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