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"On Her Majesty's Secret Service"! Sean Connery was knighted in 2000 and was since called Sir Sean Connery. Rest in peace, Sean.
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Mick Jagger of "The Rolling Stones" was honoured with a knighthood for services to popular music in the Queen's 2002 Birthday Honours. On December 12th, 2003 he received the accolade from The Prince of Wales.
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In 2009 J. K. Rowling was knighted in France! The creator of the extremely popular "Harry Potter" was awarded an OBE in 2001.
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Joan Collins found worldwide fame when she starred in Dynasty. She was made a Dame by the Queen for her services to charity in 2015.
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Roger Moore was knighted for his work in James Bond in 2003.
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Sir Paul McCartney was knighted by the Queen in 1997 for his services to music and his charitable work.
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It is only fitting that Helen Mirren is a Dame of the British Empire, especially as she portrayed Elizabeth II. so magnificently in the movie The Queen.
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Sir Elton John was knighted by Elizabeth II for services to music and charitable services in 1998.
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Bono was named as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2007. He was formally granted knighthood on March 29th, 2007 in a ceremony at the residence of British Ambassador David Reddaway in Dublin, Ireland.
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Ian McKellen was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979, was knighted in the 1991 New Year Honours for services to the performing arts, and made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality in the 2008 New Year Honours.