Prince William, Helen Mirren

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Prince William will honor the Queen—not his grandmother, but Dame Helen Mirren—at the BAFTA Awards on Sunday, Feb. 16.

The Duke of Cambridge, who is the President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, will present the 68-year-old critically acclaimed actress with the Fellowship award, Kensington Palace announced on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

According to a statement from BAFTA, the 31-year-old royal will walk the red carpet at London's Royal Opera House, watch the ceremony and present the multiple award-winner with the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy.

"We are delighted to welcome our President back to the EE British Academy Film Awards," Amanda Berry OBE, chief executive of BAFTA said. "The Duke loves film and he is incredibly supportive of the work BAFTA does."

Mirren famously portrayed William's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 biographical drama, The Queen. Mirren went on to won the Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Oscar for her brilliant performance as the longtime monarch.

As for her role as Queen Elizabeth II, Mirren famously quipped during an appearance on Saturday Night Live that the 87-year-old royal is "nothing like her."

"I may have been appointed Dame of the British Empire, but I am not all scones and teacups, I'm more biscuits and D-cups," according to The Guardian.

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