Actress Dame Diana Rigg, popular for characters involving Emma Peel in TV show The Avengers & Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, has passed away in the age of 82.
“She passed away peacefully early this in the morning. She has been in house with her family (4) those have inquired for privacy in this tough time,” her middleman stated.
Dame Diana is also well-known for playing Tracy, the only lady who had become Mrs James Bond, in 1969 movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
She also surfaced in ITV’s Victoria.
She performed the Duchess of Buccleuch within the royal drama, & could presently be witnessed playing Mrs Pumphrey in Channel 5’s new adaptation of All Creatures Nice & Small.
Her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, stated: “My Beloved Ma passed away peacefully in her sleep early this in the morning, in house, surrounded by family (4).
“She passed away of cancer diagnosed in Mar, & spent her last mos joyfully reflecting on her exceptional personal life, complete of love, laughter & a deep pride in her profession. I’ll miss her beyond words.”
Sir Tom Stoppard added further: “For half her personal life Diana has been the most beautiful lady within the room, however she has been what habituated to be named a Trouper. She went to work (5) with her sleeves rolled up & a smile for all. Her talent has been luminous.”