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10 Sep 2020

Avengers, James Bond and Game of Thrones actor Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82

Glamorous, confident and centre stage – actress Dame Diana Rigg made her mark playing Emma Peel in the iconic sixties series the Avengers.

Late on in her six-decade career she appeared in Game of Thrones, although she claimed never to have watched the series.

In March she was diagnosed with cancer. Today her death was announced at the age of 82.