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Make that Sir Kenneth Branagh. The actor, who has played a British royal in plays and movies, was knighted on Friday by Queen Elizabeth II, the Associated Press reported. Branagh said joining the United Kingdom's highest order in the year of the queen's Diamond Jubilee and London's Olympics was a particular distinction. "It's been a hell of a year for the U.K.," he said, "and I feel very honored to be a tiny part of it." The "Henry V" director was knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to drama and his philanthropy in »

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