Colman was appointed commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE in the annual Queen's Birthday Honors List.
The actor won an Academy Award for Best Actress this year for playing The 18th Century Monarch in Queen Anne, Queen Anne. She plays the current Queen in the third season of Netflix's royal drama "The Crown," which is currently in production.
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Colman said she was "totally excited, pleased and humbled" by the award.
The honors are awarded twice a year on New Year's Day and on the occasion of the official birthday of the Monarch in June and reward hundreds of people for services to their community or national life. Most go to people who are not in the limelight, but there are also many famous faces.
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The recipients are selected by committees of officials from nominations of government and public, by the Queen and other high-ranking kings during the Ceremonies were awarded at Buckingham Palace.
On the list was a knighthood for Simon Russell Beale, one of the best British stage actors, who can now call himself Sir Simon.
Boyd Tunnock, inventor of Tunnock's Teacake, was also knighted.
I am deeply honored and grateful to Her Majesty the Queen, "said Tunnock, whose family business has been producing sweets in Scotland since the 19th century.
The Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread was named cast in 1993 the inside of a convicted house a lady, the female equivalent of a knight.
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Feargal Sharkey, former singer of The Undertones – best known for the punk classic "Teenage Kicks" – has been named Officer of the Order of the British Empire or OBE. Also the singer-songwriter Elvis Costello and the actress Cush Jumbo, a star of the TV series "The Good Fight".
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The Sri Lankan rapper MIA, whose full name is Mathangi Arulpragasam, was appointed a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).
In descending order, the main awards are Chivalry, CBE, OBE, and MBE. Knights are addressed as "sir" or "lady", followed by their name. Recipients of the other honors have no title, but can put the letters after their names.