“Kristin Scott Thomas” Gets French Legion of Honor Award

“Kristin Scott Thomas” Gets French Legion of Honor Award

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Kristin Scott ThomasKristin Scott Thomas has been named as an officer of ‘Legion d’Honneur’ as part of the France’s traditional Bastille Day honors.

It is a promotion for British actress who had been named a knight in France 1 decade ago in the country where she has lived for over 3 decades.

She has also been named as a ‘dame’ in her native U.K. this past March in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace &was previously awarded the country’s OBE in 2003.

She became famous State side starring opposite Hugh Grant in 4 Weddings & a Funeral and went on to receive Oscar & Golden Globe nominations for The English Patient.

“Scott Thomas” was among the more than 500 people to receive the French honor, a tradition on the country’s Bastille Day.

Screenwriter “Jean-Loup Dabadie” (A Simple Story) was named a commander, & French actor Gerard Jugnot (The Chorus) & composer Charles Dumot (Traffic) were named officers alongside Scott Thomas. Ballerina Aurelie Dupont & director Alexandre Arcady (24 Days) were knighted.