Hugh Laurie awarded the Order of the British Empire

59-year-old British actor Hugh Laurie became a knight of the Order of the British Empire, 3rd degree.

The award to the Hollywood actor was presented by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, who recently celebrated his 70th birthday.

Laurie became a holder of the Order 'for the service of dramatic art.' Hugh's career in film and theater covers 35 years.

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