Tanya Roberts, who starred in That ’70s Present and appeared in A View To A Kill, has died. She was 65.
The American actress had collapsed on Christmas eve after going for a stroll together with her canine, TMZ reported. She was admitted to Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, in response to The Hollywood Reporter, and died on Sunday (January 3).
Roberts’ demise was not COVID-19 associated, each publications reported, and she or he was not sick within the days main as much as her passing, even conducting Zoom ‘reveals’ and stay chats with followers as just lately as December 19.
No reason for demise has been given. Roberts is survived by her longtime companion Lance O’Brien and her sister Barbara.
Tanya Roberts in 2017. Credit score: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic
In a press release to The Hollywood Reporter, her longtime good friend and rep Mike Pingel mentioned, “I’m devastated. She was good and delightful and I really feel like a lightweight has been taken away. To say she was an angel could be on the high of the listing. She was the sweetest individual you’d ever meet and had an enormous coronary heart. She liked her followers, and I don’t suppose she realised how a lot she meant to them.”
Pingel additionally confirmed Roberts’ demise in a publish on her official Fb fan web page:
I am very unhappy to should publish this. Sure, Tanya handed away in the present day. I am coronary heart damaged. Mike Pingel
The actress, who was born Victoria Leigh Blum within the Bronx, New York, made her performing debut in 1975 with horror movie Pressured Entry. She is arguably greatest identified for her function as Stacey Sutton reverse Roger Moore in 1985’s A View To A Kill, which was Moore’s final outing as 007.
She was additionally identified for movie roles in Beastmaster, Sheena, Evening’s Eyes and Nearly Pregnant.
As for tv roles, Roberts joined ABC’s Charlie’s Angels in its fifth and remaining season in 1980-1981. Within the late ’90s, she had a recurring supporting function in That ’70s Present as Midge Pinciotti, mom of Donna (Laura Prepon). She left the Fox sitcom in 2001 after its third season, reportedly to look after her terminally sick husband.