The British actor passed away at his home in Rancho Mirage, California at the age of 93, and now his co-star in the iconic show, Game of Thrones actress Rigg, has issued a statement remembering her friend.

She says, "Patrick was a very dear man and I owe him a great deal".

Moore, who appeared opposite MACnee in 1985 James Bond movie A View to a Kill, has also spoken out in remembrance of the actor, writing in a post on, "So very sad to hear Pat MACNee has left us. We were mates from 1950s and I have so many happy memories of working with him. A true gent."

Moore also shared a picture of the pair laughing together on a movie set.