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Diana Elizabeth Rigg DBE (born 20 July 1938) is an English actress. Rigg played Emma Peel in the television thriller The Avengers (1965-68). She played Helena in a Midsummer Night's Dream and Arlene Marshall in Evil under the Sun. She has also performed on stage.

Rigg was born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Rigg was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1988. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1994.


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