THE ENGLISH PATIENT star Kristin Scott Thomas is to be presented with France's top honour after spending years living in the country.

The British-born actress, who is married to French doctor FRANCOIS OLIVIENNES, will join fashion designer Emanuel Ungaro and politician NICHOLAS SARKOZY as the recipients of the 2005 Legion of Honour award.

The honour recognises distinguished service to France.

05/01/2005 09:09