Download Dame Diana Rigg Avengers Bond And Game Of Thrones Actress Dies At 82 Pics. Dame diana rigg, the veteran actress famous for playing olenna tyrell in the hbo series game of thrones among dozens of other movie and television roles, has sadly passed away. Actress dame diana rigg, famous for roles including emma peel in tv series the avengers and olenna tyrell in game of thrones, has died at the age of 82.
The character went down in got history. John bradley, who starred in game of thrones alongside her, said: Rigg was catapulted to fame as the witty, seductive spy emma peel on the british cult series the avengers in the 1960s, which earned her two dame diana was a much loved and admired member of her profession, a force of nature who.
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Rigg's agent simon beresford said she died thursday morning at home with her family. British actress diana rigg, who came to fame in the cult 1960s tv show the avengers and enjoyed a distinguished and varied acting career from james bond to game of thrones, has died aged 82. Her daughter, actress rachael stirling, said she died of cancer, after being diagnosed in march. Rigg was known for her roles on stage and in film and more recently she played lady olenna tyrell in hbo's smash hit game of thrones, although dame diana was a much loved and admired member of her profession, a force of nature who loved.