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Dame Diana Rigg DBE

20 July 1938 to 10 September 2020

A British actress who found fame as Emma Peel in The Avengers (1965-1968), Rigg’s credits included On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), The Painted Veil (2006) and Game of Thrones (2013-2017). She won a BAFTA for her role in Mother Love (1989) and was a joint recipient of a Special Award in 2000 for The Avengers. 

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