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British actress Diana Rigg dies aged 82 – BBC

British actress Diana Rigg dies aged 82 – BBC

September 10, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – British actress Diana Rigg, who came to fame in the cult 1960s TV show “The Avengers” and recently appeared in “Game of Thrones”, has died aged 82 the BBC reported on Thursday.

Rigg, who had a long career in theatre as well as appearing in the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” where her character marries the British spy, died peacefully at home with her family, the BBC reported her agent as saying.

(Reporting by Michael Holden, editing by Estelle Shirbon)