Catherine Zeta-Jones Honored By Prince Charles

Catherine Zeta-Jones poses after she was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace in London on February 24, 2011 -- Getty Images

Catherine Zeta-Jones had a brush with royalty on Thursday.

The actress was honored by Prince Charles, who made her a Commander of the British Empire (CBE), at Buckingham Palace in London. The Oscar winner was recognized for her film and charity work.

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The 41-year-old actress was accompanied by husband Michael Douglas, daughter Carys, 7, and son Dylan, 10.

Looking like fashion royalty, Catherine sported a glamorous taupe jacket and skirt with a stunning matching hat.

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According to the BBC, when the award was announced last summer, the actress said she was "absolutely thrilled."

"As a British subject I feel incredibly proud. At the same time it is overwhelming and humbling," the "Chicago" star said in a statement at the time.

Thursday's honor marks another great milestone for Catherine and her family. Husband Michael announced in January that he had successfully beat stage four throat cancer.

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