New Year Honors for Joan Collins and John Hurt

  • Celebrated British actors Joan Collins and Sir John Hurt have found their place in New Year's Honors list of the Queen Elizabeth II.

    Collins is famous for her role as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty. She is  the older sister of legendary author Jackie Collins. The renowned 81-year-old actress and author has been conferred the award for her charity work for children in the U.K.(Where is U.K.)

    Hurt, 74, has been honored for his contributions to drama in a career spanning more than 50 years. The actor's celebrated films include Alien, The Elephant Man, Midnight Express,  and 1984. He is also known for his roles in the Hellboy and Harry Potter franchises.