– Emilia Clarke and Ridley Scott were decorated by Charles III
King Charles III has announced the names of 1,227 people for achievement or service to the United Kingdom in the New Year.
Director Ridley Scott, Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke and singer Shirley Bassey were honored by King Charles III on Friday for their 1,227th victory or service to the United Kingdom in the New Year.
Just weeks after the release of his latest film Napoleon, Ridley Scott, known for directing Gladiator, Alien and Thelma and Louise, was elevated to the rank of Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire.
Welsh singer Shirley Bassey, already knighted and known for singing three theme songs to films in the James Bond saga, became a Companion of Honour, the 64th lifetime recipient of the most prestigious award, for her musical career together. . Shirley Bassey, 86, sang for Elizabeth II's 50th and 60th reign in 2002 and 2012.
Emilia Clarke was honored
Still on the cultural front, actress Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen's interpreter in Game of Thrones, became a Member of the Order of the British Empire for co-founding with her mother Jennifer an association to help people with cerebral haemorrhage. She herself suffered twice.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, spiritual leader of Anglicans, was awarded the Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order for presiding over the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. Michael Eavis, founder of the Glastonbury Rock Festival, was made a Knight of the Order of the British Empire.
In the sporting sector, Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner took the same honour, winning a double in the Red Bull Constructors' and Drivers' standings that year, taking the title and second place to Dutchman Max Verstappen. Mexican Sergio Perez.
Famous female footballers
Soccer players Millie Bright, Mary Earps and Lauren Hemp were decorated for helping lead the England national team to this summer's World Cup finals, losing 1-0 to Spain. Captain Millie Bright was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, while two of her teammates were made members of the same order.
England cricketer Stuart Broad, who recently announced his retirement at the age of 37, has been announced as the Commander-in-Chief of the British Empire. Finally, in the field of literature, Catherine (Kate) Mosse, author of the global hit “Labyrinth,” was promoted to Commander in Chief of the British Empire.