Diana Rigg As Olenna Tyrell

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Diana Rigg As Olenna Tyrell Name: Diana Rigg

 GOT Character Name: Olenna Tyrell

 Birth Date: 20 July 1938

 From: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England

 Occupation: Actress

 Active Since: 1959–Present

 Marital Status: Married to Archie Stirling

 

 

 About Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg is an English actress profoundly known for her stage and television work, born on 20th July 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, with the two month of her birth she along with her family went on to live in India, as his father was appointed as the Railway Executive in Bikaner, India. After eight year of living in India she was sent to Boarding School of Moravian School in Fulneck and it was after which she got into RADA being there from 1955-57 training to be an actress she made her very first stage debut with the play The Caucasian Chalk Circle and later this led her to join the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1959, her role in Medea won her very first Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Play and also is a recipient of BAFTA Tv Award for Best actress in the BBC Miniseries Mother Love in 1989.

Biography of Diana Rigg

After her very first play “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” and joining the Royal Shakespeare Company, she has been part of some of the phenomenal theatre work such Abelard and Heloise in 1970, The Misanthrope in 1975, also been part of the two very well known plays by Tom Stoppard, Jumpers by the National Theatre in 1972 and Night and Day by the Phoenix Theatre in 1979, she also went onto starr in some of the popular Broadway plays and Musicals among which Follies a musical by Stephen Sondheim and Medea in 1992 in which her stellar performance on stage made her receive the Tony Award for Best Actress.

He very first television role play was of a secret agent Mrs Emma Peel in the popular British television series The Avengers, was this one show which made her hugely popular among the masses. Then later on big screens as she got to play any actresses dream role to be part of a Bond film, she got to be the Bond Lady, as the wife to James Bond in the films On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in which her character was named as Tracy Bond after which she went onto star in films such as The Assassination Bureau (1969), The Great Muppet Caper (1981), also went on to star in an acclaimed film Evil Under the Sun. Recently she received recognition for a role play of one of the most powerful character in HBO’s ongoing epic drama series Game Of Thrones which released in the year 2011 and Diana’s role began in the year 2013 as she entered at a very impacting moment as Olenna Tyrell, for which she even received her first Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013.

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