He was lucky enough to see Judi Dench, Diana Rigg, Helen Mirren when they were not yet Grandes Dames of the acting world.
But Dame Diana Rigg has revealed how her notorious nude scene in 1971 play Abelard and Heloise was lambasted by one theatre critic who chided her on the size of her breasts.
Her breakthrough role came in 1965 when she played Emme Peel in The Avengers.
In terms of her romantic affairs, Riggs dated several men, including director Philip Saville.
During one of her film debuts, the actress confidently slays skimpy bikinis with her slender figure.
From The Avengers to Game of Thrones, this actress has been there done that anywhere you can shake a stick.