Rowan Atkinson has been awarded with a CBE at this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The Blackadder actor and star of last year's Olympic opening ceremony has been commended for his services to drama and charity.
Atkinson said the honour "came as a genuine surprise."
Welsh comedian Rob Brydon and classical singer and television presenter Aled Jones are among those named.
Actors, popstars, business leaders and a former ITV News presenter are among those honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours