‘Game of Thrones’ actor Diana Rigg dies aged 82
Game of Thrones actor Dame Diana Rigg has passed away at her home at the age of 82, reports BBC. She is survived by her daughter, Rachael Stirling.
Stirling said in a statement, “My Beloved Ma died peacefully in her sleep early this morning, at home, surrounded by family.”
“She died of cancer diagnosed in March, and spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession. I will miss her beyond words.”
Fans started pouring in tributes as soon as news of Dame Diana Rigg’s death broke.
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Very upset to hear about the passing of #DameDianaRigg A childhood crush from the days of #TheAvengers that never diminished over the years. Privileged she was a passenger in my London taxi many years ago. #rip 😢 pic.twitter.com/gHqh8O0ArP— GARYZ (@thelondoncabco) September 10, 2020
R.I.P Dame Diana Rigg. Will be missed. Dies age 82, played on The Avengers, Game of Thrones, James Bond film her Majesty’s Secret Service. @VisitScotland @TitleExaminer4u @bearycarey1 @John_M_Bailey @GreggHoush #DameDianaRigg pic.twitter.com/p4qVVBlGTz— Visit Scotland Tours (@_ScotlandTours) September 10, 2020
Shocked and saddened to hear of #DameDianaRigg ‘s death. Au revoir Mrs Peel.— Phil Ford (@philfordesq) September 10, 2020
Dame Diana also played the only woman who became Mrs James Bond. She played Tracy in 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.