The British star also worked in the television series ‘The Avengers’ and in a James Bond film.
British actress Diana Rigg, who became famous on the 1960s television show “The Avegers” and who recently worked on the series “Game of Thrones,” died this Thursday at the age of 82.
“My beloved mom died peacefully in her sleep this morning, at home, surrounded by family,” her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, said in a statement.
“He died of cancer diagnosed in March and spent his final months reflecting with joy on his extraordinary life, filled with love, laughter and deep pride in his profession. I will miss her beyond words, “adds Stirling’s statement.
Rigg starred in the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” in which his character marries the British spy.
Most recently, she played the role of Olenna Tyrell on “Game of Thrones.”
Diana Rigg, star of The Avengers and Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82 – here's a look back at her career in pictures https://t.co/ANh0WbiSbE— SkyNews (@SkyNews) September 10, 2020