Julie Walters
Julie Walters

Richard Griffiths & Julie Walters on Queen's New Year honors list

  December 28, 2007 at 1:08 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via The Mirror)
  richard griffiths, julie walters


Harry Potter actors Richard Griffiths and Julie Walters are scheduled to receiveopens in new window Orders of the British Empire (OBE) and Commander of the British Empire (CBE) respectively.

These awardsopens in new window were created by King George V in 1917 and are now awarded mainly to civilians and service personnel for public service or other distinctions.

Others to receive this honor include actor Sir Ian McKellen, singer Kylie Minogue and television interviewer Michael Parkinson, to name a few.

Congratulations to both actors.

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