That's Sir Kenneth Branagh for you!
The Shakespeare maestro-turned-Thor director added another feather to his illustrious cap when he was officially knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Friday at a solemn ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
Per the Belfast Telegraph, the 51-year-old thesp and Belfast native was honored for his services to drama and to Northern Ireland, and he learned of the citation when the queen's birthday honors list was published in June.
"It's been a hell of a year for the U.K. and I feel very honored to be a tiny part of this part of it," he said, singling out the queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics and the Paralympics among the year's banner blowouts.
Yes, Sir, can't argue with you about that.
Here's what else went down: