Diana Rigg Passes Away

Diana Rigg, or as I remember her best, Emma Peel of the Avengers, died September the 10th, 2020, in her home, at the age of 82. She was born in Doncaster, England in 1938 and lived in India, her dad was a Bikaner State Railway executive until she was 8 years old.

She started her career in the theatre and in 1965 played opposite Patrick Macnee (John Steed) in the British secret agent TV series The Avengers.

She would continue her theatrical career through 2018 while doing TV and Film.

In film, she was a Bond girl in 1969 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, played the evil queen in the 1987 Snow White and Lady Holiday in 1981 The Great Muppet Caper.

From 2013-2017 she played Olenna Tyrell on HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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