Actress Dame Diana Rigg (Photo: EPA)
KATHMANDU: Actress Dame Diana Rigg, famous for her roles in TV series The Avengers and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.
Dame died of cancer after being diagnosed in March, according to actress Rachael Stirling, her daughter.
“She spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession,” she added.
Dame Diana also played the only woman who became Mrs James Bond.
She played Tracy, who married George Lazenby’s 007 in the 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Lazenby said he was “so sad” to hear of her death, while Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli also paid tribute.
(With inputs from Agencies)