Daniel Craig receives royal honor from Princess Anne – Same award given to 007

By Brent Furdyk.

Daniel Craig now holds the same royal honor as his most famous screen character.

On Tuesday, October 18, the former 007 star paid a visit to Windsor Castle, where Princess Anne made him a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George – the same award James Bond received from the Queen, as mentioned in the Bond novels by Ian Fleming From Russia with love and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

ALSO: Daniel Craig remembers Queen Elizabeth’s ‘funny’ spirit and ‘incomparable legacy’

A photo of the Princess Royal placing the medal on Craig’s neck was shared via Twitter, with the caption featuring a cheeky nod to the Bond films by referencing the oft-used phrase « We’ve been waiting for you… »

Craig was appointed to the Order of St Michael and St George in January as part of the late Queen Elizabeth II’s annual New Year Honors list.

READ MORE: Daniel Craig reveals the Queen made a joke at his expense when they last met

Interestingly, this isn’t the only honor Craig shares with 007. As announced in a September 2021 press release, he was made an Honorary Officer of the Royal Navy; Bond is a Commander in the Royal Navy.

CA Movie

Back to top button