About Diana Rigg  

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Quick Infos
Full NameEnid Diana Elizabeth Rigg
Date of birth20 July 1938
Birth PlaceDoncaster, England
Parent(s)Louis Rigg and Beryl Hildda Rigg
Spouse(s)Menachem Gueffen
​​(m. 1973; div. 1976)​
Archie Stirling
​​(m. 1982; div. 1990)
Death Date10 September 2020

The person following dreams passionately is always happy and cheerful. People still remember this kind of person. It is because they leave their footprint through their determination. Likewise, Diana Rigg is one of the finest actors ever lived on the earth. She served the industry not only in her time of peak but was also involved passionately in every scene. If you are a James Bond and Game of Thrones fan, you might know who Diana is. She has left the mark of her excellence to many generations of people. And one thing you will be fascinated to enjoy is her favorite hairstyle, which she has portrayed in most of the movies and interviews.

Early life

Beryl Hildda Rigg gave birth to Diana in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, on July 20, 1938. Her father’s name is Louis Rigg. He was a railway engineer. Her father got the opportunity to serve as a railway executive in the Bikaner State Railway. As a result, Diana, along with her family, moved to India. Diana grew up in India. She was only two months at the time of going to India and eight years while coming back. Diana learned to speak Hindi. She took Hindi as her second language. 

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Diana Rigg’s parents sent her back to England to study in a boarding school when she was eight. The school was Fulneck Girls School near Pudsey. She was like other kids who were not happy with her boarding school. It was excruciating to be there. But she had said in an interview that Yorkshire helped her a lot to make her career. Diana joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to become an actress. Kt was from 1955 to 1957. British actress Glenda Jackson and Welsh actress Sian Phillips were her classmates.


Diana Rigg has been part of the industry as an actress in movies, television, and theatre. Diana did her professional debut in the play “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” in 1957. The game became part of the York Festival in 1957. She joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. It was between 1959 and 1967. 

Likewise, Diana succeeded in becoming part of the play “Abelard and Heloise” in 1970. This play gave her the Broadway debut in 1971. She shared the stage with Keith Michell. This play was a huge success. She succeeded in getting nominations for three Tony Awards for the “Best Actress in a Play.” Diana was also part of the play “Misanthrope.” This helped her to get nominations in 1975 for an award. She was also seen in the lead role of sports like “Jumpers,” “Night and Day,” and “Two Stoppard.” Dianna was a member of the National Theatre Company during these plays between 1972 and 1975. 

Moreover, Diana Rigg received the Tony Awards for her performance in “Medea” in 1992. She was also part of the successful play “Honour” at Wyndham’s Theatre in 2006. Diana also did the play “Pygmalion” at Alberry Theatre in 2011 and “My Fair Lady” at Broadway in 2018.

Diana Rigg was not active in the theatre but was also doing television series.  She was part of the television series “The Avengers” from 1965 to 1968. She shared the screen with Patrick Macnee. The Associated British Company(ABC) didn’t correct. She became an overnight sex symbol. Likewise, she also faced the problems of privacy during the time. These things were a revelation in the interview of Diana for “The Guardian” in 2019. She even suffered from a gender pay gap during those days. 

Then, Diana became part of the thriller movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969. It was her debut as a Bond girl. She played the role of Tracy Bond. She shared the screen with George Lazenby. And she became the only wife of James Bond. Her decision to take part was with the hope to become popular in the U.S. Indeed; her performance became a milestone and identity of her career. 

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Likewise, Diana Rigg appeared in many movies like “The Hospital” in 1971, “In the House of Brede” in 1975, and “A Little Night Music” in 1977. She was also part of the Television series “King Lear” in 1983. Diana also hosted the TV series “Mystery” from 1989 to 2003. She also became part of the movie “The Painted Veil” in 2006. 

Then, she won a “65th Primetime Emmy Awards” for her appearance as Queen of Thrones in the third season of “Game of Thrones” in 2013. Her appearance was a guest appearance but was very healthy and robust. Dianna received a lot of applause from the critics and the audience. She became part of the seasons of the series till 2016 with the same role. And got nominations for awards time and again. She was last seen in the seventh season of the series. The critics and the audience even praised her last performance. In 2019, she said that she had not watched “Game of Thrones” before or after the show.

Relationship/Personal Life

Diana Rigg was a powerful and straight woman. She knew her priority. Diana was in life in a relationship with director Philip Saville in 1960. This created a buzz in the tabloid press about her marriage with him. But she married Saville. Then, she married an Israeli painter Menachem Geffen in 1973. But they divorced in 1976.

Diana Rigg married a theatrical producer Archibald Stirling on March 25, 1982. She gave birth to a baby girl in 1977, five years before their marriage. Her daughter is Rachael Stirling. They divorced in 1990 after the affair of Stirling with actress Joely Richardson. 

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Social media

There are not any verified accounts of Diana Rigg on social media platforms. But still, if you search her name, you can find a few unverified accounts on Instagram, Twitter, and social media.

Net Worth

Diana Rigg has been part of the industry for more than 50 years. She has been part of many projects. According to celebritynetworth.net, she has an approximate net worth of $10 million.

Nutshell Bio

The nationality of Diana is British, and her ethnicity is English. She died at the age of 82 years. She had an attractive height of 5 feet 8 inches with a complimentary weight of 54 kgs.