Roberts, who received her massive break in 1980 on ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ reportedly collapsed on Christmas Eve.
Actress Tanya Roberts, greatest recognized for her roles as a Bond woman in “A View To A Kill” and on “Charlie’s Angels” and “That ’70s Present” has died, in line with a number of experiences. She was 65.
The Hollywood Reporter experiences Roberts collapsed whereas she was strolling her canine on Dec. 24. She was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart in Los Angeles. A longtime good friend advised THR that Roberts died Sunday.
No reason behind dying was given, in line with THR, nevertheless it was not associated to COVID-19. In accordance with USA TODAY, good friend Mike Pingel stated Roberts had been extraordinarily cautious in the course of the pandemic and ventured out simply thrice 2020 — twice to take her canine to the vet. She primarily interacted with followers through a web-based present on Fb.
“She beloved her followers, and I do not assume she realized how a lot she meant to them,” Pingel advised THR.
Roberts was born Victoria Leigh Blum within the Bronx in 1955. Her IMDB profile says she dropped out of highschool at 15 however finally studied appearing and made ends meet as a dance teacher and mannequin. She additionally appeared in commercials and off-Broadway performs.
Along with some made-for-TV motion pictures, Roberts’ massive break got here when she was forged as Julie Rogers within the last season of TV’s “Charlie’s Angels” in 1980-81.
That led to bigger roles, together with Kiri within the 1982 cult hit “The Beastmaster” and the lead in 1984’s “Sheena” a few woman raised within the African wild with the flexibility to speak to animals.
Then she landed the function of Stacey Sutton in “A View To A Kill” in 1985, the ultimate movie with Roger Moore as James Bond.
Roberts principally had TV film and visitor look roles after that till she landed the recurring function of Midge Pinciotti on “That ’70s present” throughout its six-year run.
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