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Diana Rigg on life before and after "The Avengers"

Returning to Broadway in the Lincoln Center revival of "My Fair Lady," the Tony-winning actress talks about her stage and film career, tabloid lies, and playing the immortal Emma Peel

Diana Rigg

The Shakespearean-trained actress gained international fame as sexy superspy Emma Peel in the '60s TV series "The Avengers"

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Diana Rigg: From Emma Peel to "My Fair Lady"

The '60s British spy series In "The Avengers" made Diana Rigg an international sensation. But after two years she left the show - returning to the stage and Shakespeare, and taking a turn as a Bond girl. Now, Rigg remains a dame in demand, starring in the HBO series "Game of Thrones," and back on Broadway in a revival of "My Fair Lady." Anthony Mason talked with Dame Diana about her career, including her immortal Emma Peel.

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