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Dame Diana Rigg: James Bond and Game of Thrones actress dies at 82

Dame Diana Rigg: James Bond and Game of Thrones actress dies at 82

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 11/09/2020
Olenna Tyrell made her final appearance in Game of Thrones in 2017

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.

Her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, said she died of cancer, after being diagnosed in March.

She added her mother spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession.

Dame Diana also played the only woman who became Mrs James Bond.

She played Tracy, who married George Lazenby's 007 in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

[Source: BBC]

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