Judi Dench was made a Companion of Honor by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony Tuesday Buckingham Palace.
The order is conferred on men and women for recognized services of national importance.
She becomes one of only 65 people to hold the laurel, instituted by King George V in 1917. Dench was made an OBE in 1970 and a Dame in 1988.
On Monday, Dench received a British Independent Film Award nom as actress for Stephen Frears’ “Mrs Henderson Presents.”