Appeared (as "Elisa") in 'George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" - Albery Theatre, London, England.
Patrick & Diana | Dame Diana Rigg
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
Society was so much more prudish in the 1960s. In one episode of The Avengers
(1961), I played a belly dancer and I had to stick a jewel in my navel because the Americans wouldn't tolerate them. In those days, you didn't flash the boobs at all. What you did do to look glamorous was jack the boobs up and probably wear something quite low-cut.
She was awarded the 1996 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performances in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "Mother Courage".
Deep husky voice