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Summary: Dracula actor Sir Christopher Lee will be knighted by the Prince of Wales later at Buckingham Palace.

Dracula actor Sir Christopher Lee will be knighted by the Prince of Wales later at Buckingham Palace.

The star is known for his blood-curdling performances opposite Peter Cushing in the Hammer Horror movies.

He is one of the most prolific actors, appearing in more than 250 film and television productions and is being honoured for services to drama and to charity.

Now 87, he is still working, and recently voiced the Jabberwock in Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland, due out next year.

Others to receive honours are veteran rock guitarist Joe Brown who collects an MBE for services to music. The 68-year-old played with Johnny Cash and Gene Vincent during a career that influenced the likes of Keith Richards, Mark Knopfler and George Harrison.

While 26-year-old cyclist Nicole Cooke picks up an MBE for services to sport. The World Champion is one of Britiain's most decorated athletes win an Olympic medal among her successes.

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