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Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE is a British actress.

Dianna Rigg is perhaps most famous for her roles as Bond girl Teresa di Vincenzo in  the 1969 George Lazenby James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service and as Mrs Emma Peel in the cult 1960s TV series The Avengers from 1965–1968. Rigg was also cast as the very wealthy fashion designer, Lady Holiday in the 1981 movie, The Great Muppet Caper.

In Game of Thrones she plays the role of Olenna Tyrell. She was announced in the role on July 17, 2012. She first appears in season three and continued to appear in seasons fourfive and six. Rigg is the first Game of Thrones cast member to be a knight in real life, having been made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to the arts in 1994.

For her work on the third season, Rigg (who was credited as a guest star in all of her appearances) was nominated for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.[1] It was Rigg's sixth nomination for an acting Emmy,[2] though ultimately she did not win.[3] Rigg received another nomination in the same category for the fifth season in 2015.[4]

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Season three credits
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa
Season four credits
Two Swords The Lion and the Rose Breaker of Chains Oathkeeper First of His Name
The Laws of Gods and Men Mockingbird The Mountain and the Viper The Watchers on the Wall The Children

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Season five credits
The Wars to Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother’s Mercy
Season six credits
The Red Woman Home Oathbreaker Book of the Stranger The Door
Blood of My Blood The Broken Man No One Battle of the Bastards The Winds of Winter

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