Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg

  • Born on
    • July 20th, 1938
  • Died on
    • September 10th, 2020
Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg DBE (20 July 1938 - 10 September 2020) was an English actress. She played Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers (1965-1968) and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones (2013-2017). She has also had a career in theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She was made a CBE in 1988 and a Dame in 1994 for services to drama. Rigg made her professional stage debut in 1957 in The Caucasian Chalk Circle, and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1959. She made her Broadway debut in the 1971 production of Abelard & Heloise. Her film roles include Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968); Countess Teresa di Vicenzo, wife of James Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969); Lady Holiday in The Great Muppet Caper (1981); and Arlena Marshall in Evil Under the Sun (1982). She won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for the BBC miniseries Mother Love (1989), and an Emmy Award for her role as Mrs. Danvers in an adaptation of Rebecca (1997). Her other television credits include You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015), Detectorists (2015), and the Doctor Who episode "The Crimson Horror" (2013) with her daughter, Rachael Stirling. Description above from the Wikipedia article Diana Rigg, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (32 Credits)

2021Last Night in Soho as Miss Collins
2020Black Narcissus as Mother Dorothea
2019The Snail and the Whale as Narrator (voice)
2017Breathe as Lady Neville
2015You, Me and the Apocalypse as Sutton
2006The Painted Veil as Mother Superior
2005Heidi as Grandmamma
2002Bond Girls Are Forever as Tracy Di Vicenzo (archive footage)
2001Victoria & Albert as Baroness Lehzen
2000 In the Beginning as Mature Rebeccah
1998Parting Shots as Lisa
1998The Mrs Bradley Mysteries
1997Rebecca as Mrs. Danvers
1996Samson and Delilah as Mara
1996The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders as Mrs. Golightly
1995Zoya as Evgenia
1994A Good Man in Africa as Chloe Fanshawe
1992Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris as Mme. Colbert
1987A Hazard of Hearts as Lady Harriet Vulcan
1987Snow White as Evil Queen
1986The Worst Witch as Constance Hardbroom
1983King Lear as Regan
1982Witness for the Prosecution as Christine Vole
1982Evil Under the Sun as Arlena Stuart Marshall
1981The Great Muppet Caper as Lady Holiday
1977A Little Night Music as Charlotte Mittelheim
1973Theater of Blood as Edwina Lionheart
1971The Hospital as Barbara Drummond
1970Julius Caesar as PortiaWatch Free
1969On Her Majesty's Secret Service as Tracy Di Vicenzo
1969The Assassination Bureau as Sonya Winter
1968A Midsummer Night's Dream as Helena


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