Queen bonds with Brosnan

Thesp awarded OBE

LONDON — Irish thesp Pierce Brosnan has been awarded a honorary OBE by Her Majesty the Queen it was announced July 14th.

The award is bestowed “on merit for exceptional achievement or service to British interests” by the Queen on the advice of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Brosnan becomes an officer in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Commenting on the kudos, foreign secretary Jack Straw heralded Brosnan: “From his first steps as an actor at the Drama Centre of London, Pierce Brosnan has captivated audiences at home in Ireland, here in the U.K. and across the world. In his portrayal of 007 in the last four Bond films, he has added style and glamour to the image of Britain overseas. But he has also worked very hard behind the scenes in supporting an array of charitable causes.”

Brosnan serves as Ambassador for Women’s Health Issues for Permanent Charities of the Entertainment Industry. In December 2001 he was appointed as a Special Patron of UNICEF Ireland. The award will be presented to Brosnan on July 19 in Dublin.

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