One perk that comes with being the queen of England? Meeting celebrities. Though
Queen Elizabeth II has shaken the hands of countless A-listers (including Angelina Jolie, above) during her 65 years on the throne, her majesty isn’t one to get starstruck. Scroll through to see the cool, calm and collected monarch greeting some of Hollywood’s most famous faces.
The legendary singer and the queen shook gloved hands at the 1975 premiere of Funny Lady.
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Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth. She met Craig at the 2006 premiere of Bond flick six years later. Casino Royale. They memorably reunited for a hilarious sketch at the opening of the Olympic Games in London
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After her majesty named the mother of six an honorary dame in 2014, Jolie called the queen “this really lovely lady who really cares about people around the world.”
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The Spice Girls
Girl power! The sovereign greeted the Spice Girls ( Melanie “Scary” Brown, far right, Geri “Ginger” Halliwell, Melanie “Sporty” Chisholm, Victoria “Posh” Beckham and Emma “Baby” Bunton) in London in 1997.
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Mother Monster curtseyed for the queen after performing at the 2009 Royal Variety Show in Blackpool, England.
A few years after Madonna debuted her infamous British accent, she met the country’s monarch in London in 2005.
Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry
She thanked James Bond (Brosnan, far left) and his Bond girl (Berry) for their service in 2002.
Dame Helen Mirren
Five years after Mirren portrayed Queen Elizabeth on screen in 2006’s
The Queen, they met face to face. Mirren played the queen again in the 2013 play The Audience.
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In 2014, the then-One-Direction member hit Buckingham Palace for a reception celebrating his native Ireland.
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J.Lo made it from the block to meet her majesty in 2001.
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