Eddie Redmayne has officially become an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire!

The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Friday, and was all smiles while receiving the shiny new OBE medal for his services to drama from the 90-year-old royal.

Redmayne, 34, looked as dapper as ever for the occasion, clad in a light gray double-breasted waistcoat, powder blue tie, Alexander McQueen tailcoat and gray pinstripe trousers.

His wife, Hannah Bagshawe, was by his side at the ceremony, elegantly dressed in a black Chanel suit and Stephen Jones hat, seemingly taking a style cue from The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

"Congratulations to The Theory of Everything and #FantasticBeasts actor Eddie Redmayne, who today received his OBE from The Queen," a tweet from the Royal Family Twitter account read.

Interestingly enough, Redmayne actually attended school at Eton College with the queen's grandson, Prince William. "She was asking me whether I prefer film or theater, and asked me if I enjoyed it," Redmayne told reporters following his chat with the monarch.

"I'm very lucky to do something I am passionate about," he added. "I'm very grateful to do something I love, because it is a rare thing."

Grateful, indeed! Redmayne also couldn't stop gushing about receiving such an "extraordinary" honor, telling reporters, "It is something that I had never thought of, and it was never in my wildest imagination."

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