Diana Rigg Dead
Colleagues and colleagues remember Diana Rigg today as an “extremely talented” actress who broke television, film and theater. The actors of Game of Thrones, including Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, paid tribute.
The Game of Thrones and The Avengers actress died Thursday at the age of 82.
“Dame Diana Rigg,” tweeted Thrones star Koster-Waldau. “I have always raised the bar with incredible talent, intelligence and intelligence. It is an absolute joy and honor to work with him. May his soul rest in peace.”
Game of Thrones co-stars Pedro Pascal, William Cunningham, John Bradley and Natalie Emanuel joined Coaster-Waldau to tweet their memories. See below, along with samples of other reviews.
“What am I saying about Diana Rigg?” Edgar Wright, who directed the last Rigg movie, has tweeted his upcoming psychological thriller Last Night in Soho. “I can talk about her amazing career, but for now I’m just going to say as a lifelong fan, working with her on her latest film was absolutely amazing. She exceeded all my expectations, she is incredibly talented, fiery and funny. I really miss you, Mrs. D. ”
“It is with great sadness that we announce that Mrs Diana Rigg passed away safely early this morning,” her agent Simon Beresford said in a statement. “She was at home with her family, who requested privacy during this difficult time.
Director Jonathan Kent said: “Diana Rigg’s combination of strength of character, beauty, courage and sheer emotional strength has made her a great classical actress – one of an incredible generation of stage performers. British. I’ve been lucky enough to lead her in a series of great classic roles – Medea, Phèdre – in Ted’s version. Hughes, written especially for her – Dryden’s Mother Courage and Cleopatra. Her impressive intelligence and unique voice made her an unforgettable pioneer of British theater. ”
Daughter Rachel Stirling said her mother passed away peacefully in her sleep after being diagnosed with cancer in March. She said her mother “spent her last months reflecting with joy on her exceptional life full of love, laughter and pride in her profession.”
“I would miss her more than words,” Stirling added.
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