CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actor, director and producer Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been named the Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year.

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization, announced Thursday that Gordon-Levitt was selected not just because of acting talent but because he is a “visionary entrepreneur who developed a revolutionary platform for artistic content creation and distribution.”

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Gordon-Levitt will be roasted and receive his pudding pot on February 5th.

He said in a statement that after looking at the list of previous winners he is “simultaneously struck with intense delusions of grandeur and mild waves of humility.”

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Previous winners include former Carmel mayor/actor/director Clint Eastwood, actors Robert deNiro and Harrison Ford. Chris Pratt won last year.

Gordon-Levitt will next be seen in Oliver Stone’s “Snowden,” playing Edward Snowden, who leaked classified NSA documents.

 

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