British actor David Jason has been knighted by British Monarch Queen ELIZABETH II.

The 65-year-old TV and stage star, who was appointed an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 1993, was recognised in the Birthday Honours list yesterday (11JUN05), for his acting career which includes roles in classic BBC comedies PORRIDGE and Only Fools And Horses.

Of his knighthood, Jason says he is "delighted and humbled".

12/06/2005 10:42