Thursday, September 10, Diana Rigg passed away. The actress passed away at the age of 82, her agent said in a statement. “It is with immense sadness that we announce that Diana Rigg passed away peacefully this morning. She was at home with her family who asked for privacy in this difficult time. Diana Rigg was an icon of the theater, the cinema and television. Diana was a person much loved and admired by the profession, a force of nature who loved her work and her fellow actors. She will be sadly missed “, one can read in particular. The causes of his death have not been disclosed.
The British actress was known for her various roles. In the 60s, she played in the cult series Bowler Hat and Leather Boots, where she took on the features of spy Emma Peel, then she played Countess Tracy, James Bond Girl. And most recently in Game of Thrones, she played the incredible Lady Olenna Tyrell.
Famous actress and mom
During her life, Diana Rigg knew several men: the British actor and director Philip Saville, the painter Menachem Gueffen then Archibald Hugh Stirling, who gave her a child. They married in March 1982 before divorcing eight years later.
Rachael Stirling is the only daughter of Diana Rigg. She was born on May 30, 1977 in London and wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps. She too became an actress.
His career took off in 1998, in Still Crazy: Back to Set On Fire. Then she was seen in Another Life (2001) Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), A Beautiful Meeting (2016). In 2011, she took to the stage in Les Liaisons Dangereuses. On television, she appeared in Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Coded Investigations, Doctor Who. Side heart, she is married to musician Guy Garvey.
Rachael Stirling © © Sebastien Courdji / KCS