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Diana Rigg

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Date of Birth: 07/20/1938

Age: 78

Place of birth: Doncaster

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

Diana Rigg was born in the UK. She made her debut in 1957 in the film "The Caucasian Chalk Circle." After this picture she played a lot of Shakespeare - "Midsummer Night`s Dream," "King Lear," "Twelfth Night" and others.

The huge popularity of the actress brought the film "The Avengers." In 1967 and 1968 she was nominated for an Oscar.

In 1973, Diana Rigg launched its own project on TV - show "Diana". For his role in the film "Abelard and Heloise" Rigg received a Tony Award.

In 1980 Diana Rigg starred in many films - "Evil Under the Sun", "Great Leap Muppet", "Maternal Love", "prosecution witness", "Little mole rat", "The Secret."

However, in 1990 she returned to the stage, where she worked on the most challenging dramatic roles - Cleopatra Miedeey, Virginia Woolf.

Actor`s work:

1. In the service of Her Majesty - 1969 (Action)

2. Julius Caesar - 1970 (Drama)

3. Blood Theatre - 1973 (comedy)

4. Evil Under the Sun - 1982 (Thriller)

5. A Good Man in Africa - 1993 (Tragicomedy)

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