Actress Dame Diana Rigg, best known for her roles in the TV series The Avengers and Olena Tyrell in Game Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.
Her daughter, actress Rachel Sterling, said she died of cancer after being diagnosed in March.
“She spent her last months happily reflecting her extraordinary life, full of love, humor and deep pride in her business.”
Dame Diana also played the only woman who became Mrs. James Bond.
She played Tracy, who married George Lesnbina 007 in the 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Lazenby He said he was saddened to hear of her death, While bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli also paid tribute.
He was also honored by the official physical account of Game Th F Thrones.
Other recent roles for Dame Diana include a new adaptation of ITV’s Victoria’s Duchess BF Booklach and Srila P Pamphre’s Channel 5’s All Creatures Great and Small.
Said Samuel West, who played Siegfried in the show: “It doesn’t really make sense to think about his death. He was normally living a hellish life outside of all.”
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Sterling previously wrote the news: “My dear mother died early this morning in her sleep, surrounded by family, in peace. I will go beyond words to her.”
Others who paid tribute included Sir Tom Stoppard, who was remembered for his “brilliant” talent, while fellow playwright Sir David Hare said the actress had a “directorial transformation as a great classical actor in middle age.”
‘She swept everyone before her’
He said: “When Emma Chhal played Euripides Media, Albie’s Martha and Brackett’s mother courage she passed on to her.”
His four Tony Award nominations resulted in his winning portrayal in a leading role in Media Stage Play Media in 1994.
Sherlock writer and actor Mark Gettis recalled working with him, while Stephen Merchant remembered him in a scene from his show Extras.
Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Koster and Wal Ladau, who played Jamal La Ja Nister, Said the actress “always raised the bar with her incredible talent, Intelligence and wit. An absolute pleasure and honor to work with.
Actress Mia Farrow tweeted: “Oh no! It was gorgeous !! We were grateful to the great Diana Rigg for the many fearless, amazing performances. But we wanted more.”
Baby Driver Director Edgar Wright “It was thrilling to work with him on his final film,” he said. – Next Last Night in Soho.
“She has exceeded all my highest expectations, so sincerely talented, fiery and funny. Miss you already Dame D.”
Director Jonathan Kent added that her “combination of personality, beauty, courage and intense emotional strength made her a great classical actress – an amazing pay off of British stage performers.”
He said: “Her shining wit and that inevitable voice made her an unforgettable pioneer in British theater.”
Her agent Simon Beresford said she “died at home with her family who asked for privacy at this difficult time.”
He added: “Dame Diana was a force of nature who loved her work and her fellow artists.”
Last year, Dame Diana spoke of her joy in the role of Game Th f Thrones, telling the BBC: “I like playing bad. [characters]. They are more interesting than good.
“There are some artists who don’t like to play bad; they like to like. I like to dislike. Olena had the best lines.”
In 1990, Dame Diana won the Bafta TV Award for Best Actress for playing the difficult mother-in-law in Mother Love. He also won a BAFTA Special Award for The Avengers in 2000, which was shared with other stars in the series, Honor Blackman, Joanna Lumley and Linda Thorson.
Dame Diana was also nominated for nine Primetime Emmy Awards in 1997, winning the role of Mrs. Denvers in Rebecca.
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