Sandra Oh ‘proud to represent Canada’ at Queen’s State Funeral

Sandra Oh said she was ‘proud to represent Canada’ as she attended the Queen’s funeral as part of the Canadian delegation.

The 51-year-old actress, known for her roles in US medical drama Grey’s Anatomy and hit BBC series Killing Eve, was pictured inside Westminster Abbey alongside other honors recipients nationals of the country.

She joined the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada, alongside musician Gregory Charles and Olympic gold medalist swimmer Mark Tewksbury.

Oh then shared a selection of photos from the event and the capital on Instagram.

“Proud to represent (Canada) with my fellow Order of Canada and Valor recipients @gregorycharlesofficiel, @marktewks, @palmerlp26 at the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey today,” she wrote.

The actress wore a simple black dress from Mayfair-based brand Roksanda and a matching hat from Rachel Trevor Morgan.

Dignitaries arrive for the Queen’s state funeral (Danny Lawson/PA)

Oh was invested into the Order of Canada in June for her “artistic career filled with memorable roles on stage, television and film in Canada and abroad.”

The country’s delegation to the funeral was led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, and also included Governor General Mary Simon and former prime ministers and governors general.

Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and representatives of Canadian Armed Forces regiments joined personnel from other Commonwealth countries for the service.

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau arrive at Westminster Abbey (Peter Byrne/PA)

Oh, who was born in Canada to Korean parents, received Emmy nominations for her role as Dr. Cristina Yang in Shonda Rhimes’ long-running medical series Grey’s Anatomy.

Part of the original cast when it first aired in 2005, she left in 2014.

She was also nominated for her turn as MI5 analyst Eve Polastri in the BBC spy thriller Killing Eve.

Canada, where the King is now head of state, is also marking the Queen’s funeral with a national day of mourning and a national memorial ceremony held at Christ Church Cathedral, the Anglican cathedral in Ottawa.

Other famous names present at the service include adventurer and head scout Bear Grylls and actress Sophie Winkleman, best known for her appearance on the television series Peep Show, who is married to Lord Freddie Windsor.

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