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Diana Rigg is an English actress. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Rigg made her professional stage debut in 1957 in The Caucasian Chalk Circle, and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Avengers
The Avengers Emma Peel / Lola
(1965-1968)
The Painted Veil
The Painted Veil Mother Superior
(2006)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood Edwina Lionheart
(1973)

Filmography

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 2015 Professor Branestawm Returns (TV Movie)
Lady Pagwell
 2015 The Honourable Rebel
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Detectorists (TV Series)
Veronica
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... Veronica
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Veronica
 2015 You, Me and the Apocalypse (TV Series)
Sutton
- The End of the World (2015) ... Sutton
- 24 Hours to Go (2015) ... Sutton
- T Minus... (2015) ... Sutton (voice)
- Home Sweet Home (2015) ... Sutton
- Still Stuff Worth Fighting For (2015) ... Sutton
 2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Mayor Pink Panda
- Babypocalypse (2015) ... Mayor Pink Panda (voice)
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Mrs. Gillyflower
- The Crimson Horror (2013) ... Mrs. Gillyflower (as Dame Diana Rigg)
 2006 Extras (TV Series)
Diana Rigg
 2005/I Heidi
Grandmamma
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Jill Craig
- Suicide (2003) ... Jill Craig
 1998 The American (TV Movie)
Madame de Bellegarde
 1997 Rebecca (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Mrs. Danvers
 1996 Samson and Delilah (TV Movie)
Mara
 1995 Zoya (TV Movie)
Evgenia
 1994 A Good Man in Africa
Chloe Fanshawe
 1993 Genghis Cohn
Baroness Frieda von Stangel
 1993 Running Delilah (TV Movie)
Judith
 1993 Avonlea (TV Series)
Lady Blackwell
 1992 Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (TV Movie)
Mme. Colbert
 1989 Mother Love (TV Mini-Series)
Helena Vesey
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Helena Vesey
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Helena Vesey
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Helena Vesey
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Helena Vesey
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
Lydia
- Unexplained Laughter (1989) ... Lydia
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie)
Lady Harriet Vulcan
 1983 King Lear (TV Movie)
Regan
 1981 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Hedda Gabler
 1980 The Marquise (TV Movie)
Eloise (the Marquise)
 1980 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Host (1989-2004)
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series)
Clytemnestra
- Furies (1979) ... Clytemnestra
- Grave Gifts (1979) ... Clytemnestra
- Agamemnon (1979) ... Clytemnestra
 1975 In This House of Brede (TV Movie)
Philippa
 1974 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Grace Gracedew
- Grace (1974) ... Grace Gracedew
 1973-1974 Diana (TV Series)
Diana Smythe
- Kung Who? (1974) ... Diana Smythe
- New Marshall in Town (1973) ... Diana Smythe
- Who's Minding the Cat? (1973) ... Diana Smythe
- Never, Never, Ever Again... Maybe (1973) ... Diana Smythe
- Long Shots and Fat Chances. (1973) ... Diana Smythe
 1971 The Hospital
Barbara Drummond
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Liz Jardine
- Married Alive (1970) ... Liz Jardine
 1969 minikillers (Short)
Karate Journalist
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Sonya Winter
 1966 The Diadem (Short)
Secret agent
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Bianca
- Women Beware Women (1965) ... Bianca
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Anita Fender
- The Hothouse (1964) ... Anita Fender
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Adriana
- The Comedy of Errors (1964) ... Adriana
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Francy Wilde
- A Very Desirable Plot (1963) ... Francy Wilde
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
The King
- Ondine (1961) ... The King
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "All's Well That Ends Well" by William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Company, UK. and "King Lear" (all 1959, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 4 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Patrick & Diana | Dame Diana Rigg

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

If I meet a woman who is immaculately groomed, I really admire her discipline. I grew up admiring out-of-this-world screen goddesses, such as Ava Gardner and Rita Hayworth, but I have to acknowledge that I haven't the patience for getting dressed up very often - at my age you think: "Why bother?". Now that I'm older, I don't go to premieres or first-night parties, not even my own. See more »

Trivia:

She received Tony Award nominations as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "Abelard and Heloise" (1972) and for "The Misanthrope" (1975). She won the Best Actress (Play) Tony Award in 1994 for her performance in the title role of "Medea". In recent years, her performances in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "Mother Courage and Her Children" have led critics to proclaim her one of the greatest ... See more »

Trademark:

Deep husky voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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