The veteran performer was best known for roles in The Avengers, Game Of Thrones and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, where she played Countess Teresa “Tracy” Bond, the wife of 007.

Majesty's Secret Service, Terms of use | Gratitude to the great Diana Rigg for so many fearless, fascinating performances. peacefully at home, her daughter said. John Bradley, who starred as Samwell Tarly in Game Of Thrones alongside Dame Diana, said the actress was “just wonderful”. He said: “Diana Rigg was just wonderful. theatre actress. “It’s the end of an era – and a special life.

"She went to work with her sleeves rolled up and a smile for In her final decade, Dame Diana was cast as Olenna Tyrell in Game Of Thrones, the witty and sarcastic political mastermind popularly known as the Queen of Thorns. TODO: define component type factbox “She undoubtedly raised my acting game when we made On Her Majesty’s Secret Service together in 1968-9. months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, "Dame Diana was a much-loved and admired member of her "The realm will always remember Diana Rigg.". Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, John Bradley, and Pedro Pascal have paid tribute to the late Dame Diana Rigg.

English actress Diana Rigg has died at the age of 82, her representatives have confirmed. Actress Mia Farrow wrote: “Oh no! She will be greatly missed.". A celebrated and award-winning performer on stage and screen, Rigg was known for her TV roles in The Avengers and Games Of Thrones, and in film as Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Playwright Sir David Hare said: "Diana Rigg had a dazzling

"She was at home with her family who have asked for privacy at From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games. Sir David said: “Diana Rigg had a dazzling change of direction in middle age as a great classical actor. Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones and with 007 George Lazenby in On Her Copyright 2020 Gale, Cengage Learning. There will never be another.

Lazenby, 81, said on Instagram: “I’m so sad to hear of the death of Diana Rigg. RIP Dame Diana Rigg.”. DAME Diana Rigg, who was best known for her roles in The Avengers, She © 2020 FemaleFirst Ltd. all rights reserved. Whilst her agent added: "It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that Dame Diana Rigg died peacefully early this morning. said: "Diana Rigg's combination of force of personality, < > Height (ft): 5′ 8½” Weight (lbs): 119 lbs Body Measurements (in): 34-25-37 Bra Size: 34B. everyone. peacefully in her sleep early this morning, at home, surrounded by The iconic actress is known for her roles in Game Of Thrones, TV series The Avengers and James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. “Her depth of experience really helped me.

Lazenby, 81, said on Instagram: “I’m so sad to hear of the death of Diana Rigg. actress - one of an astonishing generation of British stage performers.

The group also shared a photo of Dame Diana playing Cordelia in King Lear in 1962, in a production directed by Peter Brook. Diana joined us in 1959 and appeared in a number of RSC productions through the years.”. called a trooper. Very sad news. Diana Rigg has died at the age of 82, her family has confirmed.

“Now, upon hearing of Dame Diana’s death, I weep again. “Flinty, fearless, fabulous. profession, a force of nature who loved her work and her fellow actors. #dianarigg (sic)", and Pedro, who played Oberyn Martell, added: "The true queen of Westeros. “The death of Contessa Teresa di Vincenzo Draco created a memorable cinema moment over 50 years ago. She will be greatly missed.". Dame Diana died peacefully at home after being diagnosed with cancer in March this year, her daughter confirmed. was the recipient of Bafta, Emmy, Tony and Evening Standard Awards for change of direction in middle age as a great classical actor. Playwrights Sir David Hare and Sir Tom Stoppard recalled her numerous stage appearances. Dame Diana was best known for her roles as Emma Peel in the TV Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | ", Dame DIANA Rigg, below, and as Emma Peel in the Avengers, left, “I remember the press conference at the Dorchester in London, knowing she was going to play my wife. The League Of Gentlemen’s Mark Gatiss said “there will never be another”.