Actor takes part in mock knighting ceremony with Queen star Helen Mirren as he picks up his Academy Award
Daniel Day-Lewis made the most of being presented his Best Actor Oscar by Helen Mirren – he pretended she was the Queen.
The actress portrayed Elizabeth II in The Queen, for which she received the 2007 Best Actress gong at the annual ceremony.
Paying homage, Daniel, 50, dropped to one knee.
‘This is the closest I’ll come to a knighthood,’ he said as he collected his Academy Award at LA’s Kodak Theatre.
Returning the favour, Dame Helen tapped his shoulders with the gold statuette.
Daniel won the Oscar for his role as an oil tycoon in There Will Be Blood.
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