36-year oldof ‘Titanic’ fame has been selected for the OBE by the Queen and is delighted to receive the honor as reported in skynews dated 16th of June 2012.
Along with her in the latest OBE awards are 41-year old– star of ‘Take That’ who had organized the triumphant Diamond Jubilee concert for the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
Another recipient is the Oscar-nominated actor 51-year old– he had portrayed the character of Professor Gilderoy Lockhart in the Harry Potter films.
He was born in Belfast and awarding him means recognition for his services to not only drama but also to the community of Northern Ireland.
Others OBE winners are, Jenny Agutter famous for her roles in ‘An American Werewolf in London’.
Amanda Redman has been awarded an MBE – she had starred in police drama New Tricks and also founded the Artists Theatre School.
Michael Boyd, artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company is being awarded a knighthood for his services to drama.
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