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 commander of the order of the British Empire, for her services in the field of drama.
Ishiguro , who was born in Japan, has been honoured with a knighthood for his services to literature. He is best known for novels such as "Never Let Me Go", "The Remains of the Day" and "The Unconsoled".
Other notable honourees include prominent jazz musician Julian Joseph, Winter Olympian gold medalist Lizzie Yarnold, television presenter and author Bamber Gascoigne, Stacey Dooley, host of a number of BBC Three documentaries including "Child Labour", "Carry On actress Fenella Fielding", "Suffragette" and "The Hour" writer Abi Morgan and "Danger Mouse" creator Brian Cosgrove.
The awards recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom and are the most high-profile awards made by the British monarch.
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