Diana Rigg was an English actress, best remembered by the public for her roles as Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, Countess Teresa di Vicenzo, wife of James Bond, in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service; Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones and in her performance as Medea on Broadway and in the UK. Rigg won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for the BBC miniseries Mother Love and an Emmy Award for her role as Mrs. Danvers in an adaptation of Rebecca.
Diana Rigg Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: July 20, 1938
Birth Place: Doncaster, United Kingdom
Date of Death: September 10, 2020
Death Place: London, United Kingdom
Cause of Death: Lung cancer
Birth Name: Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg
Nickname: Diana Rigg
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Actress, TV Personality
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Diana Rigg Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 137 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 62 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8½”
Height in Meters: 1.74 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Diana Rigg Family Details:
Father: Louis Rigg
Mother: Beryl Helliwell
Spouse/Husband: Archie Stirling (m. 1982–1990), Menachem Gueffen (m. 1973–1976)
Children: Rachael Stirling (Daughter) (b. May 30, 1977)
Diana Rigg Education:
Fulneck Girl’s School, Pudsey, Yorkshire
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA)
Diana Rigg Facts:
*She was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, United Kingdom.
*She 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 Abelard & Heloise in 1971.
*She played Emma Peel in the television thriller The Avengers from 1965 to 1968.
*She won an Emmy Award in 1997.
*She was made a CBE in 1988 and a Dame in 1994 for services to drama.
*She died of lung cancer on September 10, 2020.
*She had never retired from acting before her death.