Catherine Zeta-Jones pays tribute to her Dylan, 21, as actress watches him graduate

‘My boy, my pride, my joy’: Catherine Zeta-Jones pays tribute to her Dylan, 21, as ‘inexplicably proud’ actress watches him graduate from prestigious Brown University

Catherine Zeta-Jones paid tribute to eldest child Dylan Douglas on Monday while watching him graduate from Rhode Island’s prestigious Brown University.

The Welsh actress was in attendance as Dylan, 21 – the first of her two children with Hollywood star Michael Douglas – collected his degree certificate after majoring in political science.

Taking to Instagram following the ceremony, Catherine, 52, shared a photo of her son dressed in traditional mortar and gown as he accepted a kiss from his proud mother.

Proud mum: Catherine Zeta-Jones paid tribute to eldest child Dylan Douglas on Monday while watching him graduate from Rhode Island's prestigious Brown University

Proud mum: Catherine Zeta-Jones paid tribute to eldest child Dylan Douglas on Monday while watching him graduate from Rhode Island’s prestigious Brown University

Captioning the image, she wrote: ‘Graduation congratulations to my boy, my pride, my joy, Dylan. I am inexplicably proud of you and I love you beyond words.’

The previous evening he was reduced to tears after his uncle Lyndon Jones – Catherine’s younger brother – made a surprise appearance at his pre-graduation dinner.

Stunt performer Lyndon, 50, greeted the speechless student with a bellowing song while he dined in Rhode Island with a group of friends.

Stunned: The previous evening he was reduced to tears after his uncle Lyndon Jones - Catherine's younger brother - made a surprise appearance at his pre-graduation dinner

Stunned: The previous evening he was reduced to tears after his uncle Lyndon Jones – Catherine’s younger brother – made a surprise appearance at his pre-graduation dinner

Here he is: Stunt performer Lyndon, 50, greeted the speechless student with a bellowing song while he dine in Rhode Island with a group of friends

Here he is: Stunt performer Lyndon, 50, greeted the speechless student with a bellowing song while he dined in Rhode Island with a group of friends

Capturing the moment in a short video, Catherine wrote: ‘Surprise! Surprise! Pre-graduation dinner when my son Dylan sees his Uncle who came all the way from Wales to celebrate this amazing milestone. It was tough keeping this a secret but it was priceless.’

Brown, a private Ivy League research university, has previously been attended by celebrities including Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Linney, John Krasinski and Harry Potter star Emma Watson.

Last year Catherine took to Instagram to share a photo of herself and Dylan after she paid him a visit at his college campus.

Well done: Catherine and Michal's youngest child, daughter Carys graduated from high school in 2021 and is expected to follow her brother's educational path by also attending Brown

Well done: Catherine and Michal’s youngest child, daughter Carys graduated from high school in 2021 and is expected to follow her brother’s educational path by also attending Brown

Goofing about: In one snap from her ceremony Dylan was seen affectionately picking up his little sister as she held her diploma

Goofing about: In one snap from her ceremony Dylan was seen affectionately picking up his little sister as she held her diploma

Catherine and Michal’s younger child, daughter Carys, 19, graduated from high school in 2021 and is expected to follow her brother’s educational path by also attending Brown.

Sharing images from her graduation ceremony, Catherine wrote: ‘What a proud day as our daughter Carys graduates with honors for her International Baccalaureate! You rock, we love you.’

Proud dad Michael, 77, added: ‘Congratulations to Carys and the entire class of 2021! Your Mom and I are so proud of you!’

Special visitor: Last year Catherine took to Instagram to share a photo of her and Dylan after she paid him a visit at his college campus

Special visitor: Last year Catherine took to Instagram to share a photo of her and Dylan after she paid him a visit at his college campus

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