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‘Totally thrilled’: Colman gets CBE in Queen’s honours list

‘Totally thrilled’: Colman gets CBE in Queen’s honours list

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Olivia Colman has said she is "humbled" and "totally thrilled" to be made a CBE for services to drama in the Queen's birthday honours list.Three-quarters of recipients in this year's list are people rewarded for outstanding work in their communities, either in a voluntary or paid capacity. But Colman, 45, is one of the celebrity names honoured alongside the likes of authors Lee Child and Joanna Trollope, broadcaster Dan Snow and adventurer Bear Grylls.Musicians Elvis Costello, Feargal Sharkey and Andrew Roachford, as well as stage actor Simon Russell Beale, comedian Griff Rhys Jones, and rapper MIA, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, are also awarded gongs. Image: Olivia Colman won best actress at the Oscars this year Colman becam...

BAFTAs 2019: Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman share kiss as The Favourite wins seven gongs

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Weisz, 48, appeared overjoyed after receiving the award for her role in the 18th century period drama at the BAFTAs ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.Coleman, who stars as Britain's Queen Anne in the film, seemed ecstatic about her friend’s prize as she gave her a peck on the cheek and congratulated her.The 45-year-old won Leading Actress later in the evening.The Favorite, which is about Queen Anne and the two women vying for her affections, scooped the first category of the night by taking the outstanding British film prize.Weisz said she needed no preparation to kiss Colman during filming for The Favourite because she is "gorgeous".Director Yorgos Lanthimos picked up the prize for Outstanding British film. The movie also won Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design, Produ...