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Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy feature in Queen's birthday honours list

Press Trust of India  |  London 

British actors Tom Hardy, and Thompson will receive the Queen's Birthday Honours for 2018.

The list, published by Britain's Cabinet Office, also includes Nobel Prize-winning

The awards will be given out by or a senior royal acting in her place during investitures at

Thompson, 59, the star of films such as "Howards End", "Sense and Sensibility" and "Love Actually", has been awarded a damehood, known as a dame of the order of the British Empire, for her services in the field of drama.

Hardy, 40, whose film credits includes "Dunkirk", "Mad Max" and "The Dark Knight Rises", has been awarded a CBE or the of the order of the

Knightley, who is best known for the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, has been handed an OBE or of the order of the

Ishiguro , who was born in Japan, has been honoured with a knighthood for his services to He is best known for novels such as "Never Let Me Go", "The Remains of the Day" and "The Unconsoled".

Other notable honourees include Julian Joseph, Winter Olympian gold medalist Lizzie Yarnold, television presenter and Bamber Gascoigne, Stacey Dooley, host of a number of Three documentaries including "Child Labour", "Carry On Fenella Fielding", "Suffragette" and "The Hour" and "Danger Mouse" creator

The awards recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the and are the most high-profile awards made by the British monarch.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 13:40 IST
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