Matt Smith says Queen Elizabeth II was ‘The Crown’ fan, Prince Harry called him ‘granddad’

The historic drama The Crown made its manner again to the watch-list of followers quickly after the demise of Queen Elizabeth II. The tv collection adopted the reign of the late Queen and showcased the political and private occasions that formed her life. Post her demise, English star Matt Smith, who performed the function of the late Prince Philip within the first two seasons of the collection, just lately opened up about his meet with the Royals and revealed that the late Queen was a fan of his show. 

During an interview with TODAY, Matt Smith shared his expertise of taking part in Prince Philip within the drama and opened up about his assembly with the Royals. The House Of The Dragon star revealed that he as soon as met the now King Charles III and complimented the latter on his sneakers. Smith stated, “I met the now King Charles, informed him that I assumed he had fabulous sneakers, to which he replied that he had them for 30 years.” “They have been like crimson brogues, they have been lovely,” he added.

The actor additionally reminisced about his assembly with Prince Harry at a polo match and revealed how the Duke of Sussex known as him “granddad.” Smith additionally stated that Prince Harry watched a little bit of his show however doesn’t know if he nonetheless watches it.

During the chat, Smith talked about that he as soon as heard that the late Queen Elizabeth II was a fan of the show and used to look at it on a projector. The actor stated, “She used to look at it on a projector on a Sunday evening apparently.”

Matt Smith on his fondness for the late Prince Philip

Further, within the chat, Matt Smith revealed that the late Prince Philip didn’t like The Crown and didn’t watch it. However, Smith was a fan of him as he discovered him to be a moderniser. Smith stated,  “I discovered him to be an actual moderniser, he was actually attention-grabbing and I form of fell in love with Philip actually.” “He was nice and he cherished her, he actually made her chortle, they have been a superb couple collectively,” the actor added.

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