Diana Rigg

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg
  • Birth Place: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/20/1938, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Diana Rigg Fast Facts:
  • Until she was 8, she lived in India, where she learned how to speak fluent Hindi.
  • Broke into the world of theater at 21 when she signed a contract with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Played Tracy Draco, who was the only Bond Girl to marry James Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).
  • Was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 for her contribution to English film and theater.
  • Ranked No. 1 on TV Guide's Top Ten Hottest Stars of All Time (August 7, 1999) list.
  • Received honorary doctorates from Stirling University and the University of Leeds.
  • Diana Rigg Relationships:
  • Archibald Stirling - Ex-husband
  • Beryl Rigg - Mother
  • Louis Rigg - Father
  • Hugh Rigg - Brother
  • Menachem Gueffen - Ex-husband
  • Rachael Stirling - Daughter
  • Diana Rigg Awards:
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Winner
  • 1968 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1971 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1975 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1994 Tony: Actress (Play) - Winner
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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