Award winning United Kingdom actress Diana Rigg has died at the age of 82.
Her death was announced on Thursday by her agent Simon Beresford.
Diana Rigg career spanned decades and included her iconic role as Lady Olenna Tyrell in TV series, Game Of Thrones.
She also starred as Emma Peel in ’60s TV series The Avengers, and was described by her agent as “an icon of theatre, film and television”.
“It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that Dame Diana Rigg died peacefully early this morning.
“She was at home with her family who has asked for privacy at this difficult time,” Simon Beresford said in a statement.