These 16 people from the north-east and Moray join more than 1,000 more on the Queen's Birthday Honours list this year.
Alfie Boe has said he is “honoured and thrilled” to be made an OBE.
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Former Aberdeen Asset Management chairman made MBE for services to the community
The former head of Aberdeen Asset Management said he is “very, very chuffed” to be made an MBE for his services to the Aberdeenshire community.
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Argyll and Bute resident commended for contribution to the local community
A woman from Argyll and Bute has been commended for her contribution to the local community with a British Empire Medal.
Oscar-winner Olivia Colman said she is “totally thrilled” to be made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, while stage actor Simon Russell Beale is knighted.
Jack Reacher author Lee Child said his CBE is a “great honour”.
Presenter Dan Snow has been described as a “highbrow heart-throb”, and is a favourite among history enthusiasts and mums.
Sir David Pountney said his knighthood is recognition for opera.
Bear Grylls said he shares his honour with Scout volunteers around the country as he is made an OBE.
Historian and TV presenter Bettany Hughes paid tribute to her former teachers as she was made an OBE.
Rock veteran Andrew Roachford has said it is “indeed an honour” to be made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
A new lord lieutenant has been appointed for Banffshire.
Sixties fashion star Dame Twiggy has spoken of the “amazing” experience of being made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales who told her: “About time you got this.”
Nearly 40 years working at the same primary school in Kirkwall has seen an Orkney woman being made an MBE.
A Banchory man has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for his voluntary service to sailing.
Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) chief executive Mike Park was naturally delighted to be made an OBE but even more thrilled to learn why.
Dozens of Scots from across the north and north-east of Scotland have been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Author Jeanette Winterson has said she hopes her CBE helps boost women’s “visibility” in the arts, adding: “We are still holding up half the sky.”
Keira Knightley has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and will receive an OBE for her services to drama and charity.
Classicist Mary Beard said it was a “smashing honour” to be made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Alexandra Shulman will receive a CBE for services to fashion journalism less than a year after stepping down as British Vogue’s editor.
From bumbling British comedian to unlikely international heart-throb, the versatile Hugh Laurie has had a remarkable journey as an actor, comedian, writer and musician.
Ringo Starr has said it is “an honour and a pleasure” to be awarded a knighthood, 52 years after receiving an MBE with the “Fab Four”.
Marc Almond has insisted he is still a “little bit” anti-establishment, despite accepting an OBE for services to arts and culture.
Two of the Aberdeen's leading business figures have been made CBEs.
The popular Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire has been made a Commander of the Victorian Order as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
He fell victim to a life-changing illness, which put him in hospital for more than two years.
Billy Connolly has been given a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in a landmark year that will see him hit the milestone age of 75.
Nineteen people from across the north-east are among more than 1,000 people to be acclaimed in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
A lifetime of generosity has rewarded a 91-year-old dance teacher with a BEM.
Voluntary worker Jean Munro was "stunned" when she learned she was receiving a British Empire Medal.
There are mixed emotions for a Highlander honoured today for her tireless work for people with learning disabilities - just days after losing her husband to cancer.