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Was Dame Diana Rigg married and did she have children?


DAME Diana Rigg has sadly passed away aged 82.

She starred in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Game of Thrones, 60s TV series The Avengers, and many other iconic shows.

Dame Diana Rigg has sadly died at the age of 82

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Dame Diana Rigg has sadly died at the age of 82Credit: Getty Images – Getty

Was Dame Diana Rigg married?

At the time of her passing, September 10, 2020, Dame Diana Rigg was not married.

She had been married twice in the past and had a number of high profile relationships.

Speaking to the Daily Mail in 2015, she shared that she didn’t miss romance and was still receiving “propositions” from men.

“If you have a good inner life you don’t get lonely. I’ve got a good imagination. I don’t miss romance.

“I’m so grateful not to have to go there any more,” she said.

Dame Diana Rigg had no shortage of love interests throughout her life

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Dame Diana Rigg had no shortage of love interests throughout her lifeCredit: Getty – Contributor

Who was her first husband Menachem Gueffen?

Menachem Gueffen is a 90-year-old Israeli painter.

He was married to Dame Diana between 1973 and 1976.

He has lived and worked throughout the United States, the UK and Europe.

As well as painting on canvas, he has illustrated a couple of books too.

According the People, Dame Diana said at the time of their marriage: “I have met my match.

“We fight all the time, but it’s a marvelous, marvelous relationship. I give the marriage a year.”

Who was her second husband Archie Stirling?

Archie Stirling is a 78-year-old theatre producer and former officer in the Scots Guards.

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Dame Diana was his second wife and the pair were married from 1982 to 1990.

Together they had a child, Rachael Stirling, who works as an actress herself in TV and theatre.

Their marriage came to an end when Archie had an affair with actress Joely Richardson.





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