Diana Rigg, who wowed the world in the television series The Avengers
as Emma Peel, has succumbed to the call from The Grim Reaper. She was barely 82.
Working through until the end, she left 2 works still unreleased. Black Narcissus
, a t.v. mini-series and Last Night In Soho
, both of which are in post-production.
Additionally, she had portrayed Olenna Tyrell, in the series Game of Thrones
As well as her film career, she had an illustrious turn on stage, including the title role in Medea
, both on the London and New York stages, earning a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway.
Cause of death, per her daughter's statement was cancer.