Daniel Craig receives the same royal honor as his former on-screen avatar James Bond

Daniel Craig as respected James Bond, the fictional British spy actor starred in five films. On Tuesday morning, Princess Anne honored the 54-year-old star with the Order of St Michael and St George, a British order of chivalry established in 1818. This is in recognition of the fictional 007 character created by Ian Fleming.

The Royal Family’s official Twitter account shared a picture from the ceremony at Windsor Castle. “We are expecting you…” the tweet read.

“The Princess Royal presents Daniel Craig with The Order of St Michael and St George – the same honor held by his character James Bond – in recognition of his outstanding contributions to film and theatre.” In his novels, Fleming noted that Bond received distinction in From Russia with Love and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

In 2021, Craig was appointed Honorary Commander in the UK Royal Navy. Bond was also a member of the Royal Navy.

The actor replaced Pierce Brosnan in the role of Bond, who made his debut with the 2006 film Casino Royale. His last appearance as a benign MI6 agent was last year no time to die,

Craig will next reprise his role of Detective Benoit Blanc in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.


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