Sandra Oh’s appearance at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral is turning heads

In addition to the royal family, many famous faces, mostly high-ranking government officials, including President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, were able to enter Westminster Abbey, where the queen’s funeral was held (via People). Royal observers also saw the actress sandra ohbest known for her work on “Grey’s Anatomy“, at the funeral and quickly expressed their confusion.

“WHY IS SANDRA OH AT THE QUEEN’S FUNERAL?” one Twitter user wrote alongside a video of her arrival. Another eagle-eyed fan tweeted: “Sandra Oh attending The Queens Funeral, she wasn’t on my bingo card for 2022.” Unlike the weddings of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle either William, Prince of Wales and Catherine, Princess of Walesthe funeral of the Queen Isabel It wasn’t exactly a celebrity-studded show (although some attended), so it makes sense that people would be questioning the attendance of sandra oh.

However, there’s a big reason the “Killing Eve” actress was among the mourners at the queen’s funeral.

Why was Sandra Oh at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

sandra oh attended the funeral of Queen isabel II with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as part of the Order of Canada, which was established by Queen Elizabeth in 1967.

It is described as “the cornerstone of the Canadian honors system and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation(by Canada.Ca). In June, ohwho holds dual US and Canadian citizenship, was named Officer of the Order of Canada, the second highest honor a civilian can receiveaccording to BBC News.

Before the queen’s funeral, Trudeau announced that oh she would be among those who would travel with him to London to attend. “In addition, the Canadian delegation will include members of the Order of Canada Mark Tewksbury, Gregory Charles and Sandra Oh and the winner of the Cruz del Valor, Leslie Arthur Palmer“, said Trudeau it’s a statement . “They will participate in a procession of national honors recipients as part of the service.”