Actress Dame Diana Rigg has died at the age of 82. Her agent issued a statement to say that the much loved actress died peacefully at her home early this morning with her family by her side.
Actress Dame Diana Rigg passes away aged 82: Diana became famous playing Emma Peel in the television series The Avengers and, in later years, playing Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones.
Most recently she played the role of Duchess of Buccleuch in the royal drama Victoria. And can still be seen on our screens playing Mrs Pumphrey in the new adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small on Channel 5.
Television and movie stars have paid tribute to the late actress saying that she had a “glittering career”.
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