Saltburn Actor Barry Keoghan Set to Receive Prestigious Pudding Pot Theater Award

Barry Keoghan: Harvard’s 2024 Man of the Year


In an exclusive announcement, Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has declared Barry Keoghan as the distinguished Man of the Year for 2024. Known for his remarkable performances in acclaimed movies such as “Dunkirk,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” “Eternals,” and “The Banshees of Inisherin,” Keoghan is set to receive this prestigious accolade on February 2, during the 175th production of Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

The Prestigious Award Ceremony

The award ceremony promises to be a memorable event, featuring a captivating roast, the presentation of the iconic pudding pot, and a riveting performance of “Heist Heist Baby!”—a spectacular addition to Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ longstanding tradition.

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Aidan Golub’s Excitement

Aidan Golub, the Man of the Year Coordinator, expressed his excitement regarding Barry Keoghan’s selection, highlighting the actor’s versatility by stating, “With experience as both a superhero and supervillain, Barry Keoghan is the perfect choice to fight to earn his Pudding pot.”

Hasty Pudding Theatricals: A Storied Legacy

Established in 1844, Hasty Pudding Theatricals proudly claims its position as the third-oldest theater group globally. The Man of the Year award, initiated in 1967, has become a distinguished honor within the entertainment industry. This year’s selection follows the footsteps of Bob Odenkirk, renowned for his role in “Better Call Saul,” who received the award in the previous year.

A Star-Studded Legacy

The list of past awardees for the Man of the Year title reads like a who’s who of Hollywood legends. From Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks to Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ryan Reynolds, each recipient has left an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape.


In conclusion, Barry Keoghan’s recognition as the 2024 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the world of cinema. As the actor prepares to join the esteemed ranks of past awardees, the anticipation for the upcoming ceremony on February 2 continues to grow.

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