Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, a cast member in the dramatic thriller motion picture "The Impossible", attends the premiere of the film at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on December 10, 2012. The film is based on the Phuket, Thailand 2004 Tsunami account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Published: Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:47 AM
LONDON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Film star Ewan McGregor and fashion designer Stella McCartney have made Queen Elizabeth II's list of Order of the British Empire honorees.
"I'm delighted and touched to be on the New Year's Honors List," McGregor, star of "The Impossible" and "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," told The Mirror newspaper.
McCartney is a second-generation member of her family to earn the distinction of the order of chivalry. Her father, rock 'n' roll icon Paul McCartney, also was honored by the monarch.
Also presented with OBE titles this year are singer-songwriter Kate Bush, illustrator Quentin Blake and actor Adrian Lester.