Daniel Craig and his wife Rachel Weisz enjoyed a cosy dinner with the Queen this week, the Daily Mail reports.
The couple were among a select group of thespians invited to dine with the monarch and Prince Philip at Windsor Castle. Helena Bonham Carter, who portrayed the Queen Mother in royal biopic The King”s Speech, also attended with her husband Tim Burton.
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Of all the actors at her table, Daniel Craig would be most familiar to the Queen. He was her co-star in the spoof Bond cameo screened during the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.
The Queen is said to have enjoyed her debut with Daniel so much that she wanted to “renew her acquaintance” with the actor.
All of the guests were invited to stay over after the banquet, which gave the Queen a chance to personally thank her film friends after being awarded an honorary BAFTA for supporting the arts – and being the “most memorable Bond girl ever”.
“She was on sparkling form,” and insider told the Daily Mail. “There was a very warm, jolly atmosphere.” According to the newspaper, the Queen”s stint as a Bond girl was a prominent topic of conversation over dinner.