Real Name: Emma Peel, nee Knight
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Intelligence officer
Affiliations: John Steed, Tara King (partners)
Known Relatives: Sir John Knight (father), Peter Peel (husband)
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First Appearance: "The Town of No Return", The Avengers (ITV, 2nd November 1965)
Comments: Played by Elizabeth Shepherd and Diana Rigg in the TV version, and by Uma Thurman in the movie. Shepherd, the original actress cast in the role, filmed nearly two full episodes before the producers decided she wasn't right for the part and recast her.
Emma "Night," clearly intended to be a younger version of this character, turns up as a partner to Jimmy (James Bond) and god-daughter of Hugo (Bulldog) Drummond, in Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier.
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