Bafta chairman of Bafta, John Willis, paid tribute to the Queen for her "outstanding patronage of the film and television industries" during a special reception at Windsor Castle.
Willis thanked her for her "tireless support", before going on to praise her "starring role" in last year's London Olympics.
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