Order of the British Empire
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Actor. For services to Drama.
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Julia Catherine, Mrs DONALDSON
Author and Playwright. For services to Literature.
Firth received this year's Best Actor Oscar for his role as King George VI in The King's Speech; I know him from The Importance of Being Earnest. Donaldson is the author of numerous children's books, including The Gruffalo.