13 British Celebrities Who Have Been Knighted

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Being knighted is one of the highest honours that someone can hope to receive. For one reason or another, celebrities sometimes refuse a knighthood, but it’s not a very usual case.

Nonetheless, here are 13 celebrities who are proud to have a Sir or Dame in front of their name. 

1. Sean Connery

Famous Scottish actor was knighted by the Queen in 2000. He’s most famous for his role as James Bond, and will always be remembered as the first actor who portrayed the legendary secret agent.

Sir Connery also won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes during his career.

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