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Queen Elizabeth II Receives Honorary BAFTA, Called "Most Memorable Bond Girl Yet"

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The name's Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II.

The royal matriarch received an honorary BAFTA in recognition of her support of British film and television on Thursday.

But BAFTA chairman John Willis also jokingly pointed out that the award was being given to the queen for being the "most memorable Bond girl yet," a reference to her famous appearance alongside Daniel Craig during the London Olympics opening ceremony.

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Eddie Redmayne, Carey Mulligan Ray Tang/Rex / Rex USA

According to the BBC, Kenneth Branagh, who presented the award, also noted that memorable moment, and told the queen, "Several of my colleagues here tonight want you to know that should you wish to take it further into the world of British films that they have a number of scripts with them here this evening. I have to warn you, Your Majesty, not all of these films are fully financed."

The event, which took place at Windsor Castle, was attended by 300 guests, including such famous faces as Carey Mulligan, Eddie Redmayne, Minnie Driver, George Lucas and Damian Lewis.

No sign of James Bond himself, though.

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