Appeared (as "Second Ondine" / "Violanta") in "Ondine" by William Shakespeare
, Royal Shakespeare Company, UK.
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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.
Became an Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company (1967) and was the first as such to join the National Theatre of Great Britain (1971).
Deep husky yet smooth voice