Younger American audiences might know Rigg best from her role as Lady Olenna Tyrell on Game of Thrones, for which she was nominated for four Emmy Awards. Those weren’t Rigg’s only Emmy nominations, though; she collected nine total during her career, along with one best-supporting-actress win for her role as Mrs. Danvers in a 1997 miniseries production of Rebecca. In 1990, Rigg won a best-actress BAFTA TV award for her role in Mother Love. She also won a BAFTA special award in 2000 for The Avengers, an honor shared with the The peanuts characters Christmas abbey road shirt What’s more,I will buy this series’ other stars, Honor Blackman, Joanna Lumley, and Linda Thorson. For her last appearance on Broadway, playing the mother of Henry Higgins in the 2018 Lincoln Center production of My Fair Lady (“the definition of luxury casting,” in the words of the New York Times), Rigg earned a Tony nomination for best featured actress in a musical. Earlier in career, she won the 1994 best-actress Tony for her title role in Medea and was also nominated for two other Broadway appearances, in The Misanthrope (1975) and Abelard and Heloise, her Broadway debut (1971).
Rigg was made a Commander of the The peanuts characters Christmas abbey road shirt What’s more,I will buy this Order of the British Empire in 1988 and a Dame Commander in 1994. She is survived by Sterling, as well as one grandson.