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Tanya Roberts, James Bond Girl and That 70s Show Star, dies at the age of 65


Bond girl and Charlie & # 39; s Angels star Tanya Roberts dies aged 65 after collapsing after walking a dog on Christmas Eve and has been hospitalized on a ventilator ever since

  • The veteran actress, 65, collapsed after taking a walk on Christmas Eve
  • She was hospitalized and ventilated, but died on Sunday; Family says their deaths were unrelated to COVID-19
  • Roberts started out as a model before turning to acting, taking on roles in Charlie & # 39; s Angels and a & # 39; Bond Girl & # 39; in A View to a Kill. has been
  • The actress later played Midge on That 70s Show

Beloved actress Tanya Roberts passed away at the age of 65.

The Hollywood star, best known for starring alongside Roger Moore in the 1985 Bond film A View To Kill, passed away on Saturday, according to her friend Mike Pingel.

Roberts collapsed at her Los Angeles home on Christmas Eve after returning from a walk with her dog, TMZ reports.

She was then taken to a local hospital and ventilated there, but she never got better.

Prior to her breakdown, sources told TMZ that Roberts appeared to be "perfectly healthy" and was video chatting with her fans.

Pingel said her death was not related to COVID-19.

Beloved actress Tanya Roberts, best known for her role as the Bond girl in A View To Kill from 1985, has passed away at the age of 65. She is shown in a promotional photo from the spy film

Roberts was walking her dog on Christmas Eve before she got home and suddenly collapsed, according to TMZ. She is pictured in 2017

Roberts was walking her dog on Christmas Eve before she got home and suddenly collapsed, according to TMZ. She is pictured in 2017

Roberts was born Victoria Leigh Blum in New York City in October 1955 before starting her modeling career in her late teens.

She married Barry Roberts at the age of only 19 and began studying with Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen under the stage name Tanya Roberts to become an actress at The Actors Studio.

The long-legged blonde made her film debut in Forced Entry in 1975, followed by The Yum Yum Girls in 1976 and The Private Files by J. Edgar Hoover in 1977.

She moved to Los Angeles for good in 1977, which three years later pays off very well.

Roberts has been selected over 2,000 other actresses to replace Shelley Hack in Charlie & # 39; s Angels, season five, who plays Julie Rogers.

Beginnings: Roberts was born Victoria Leigh Blum in the Bronx in October 1955 and began her modeling career in her late teens

Beginnings: Roberts was born Victoria Leigh Blum in the Bronx in October 1955 and began her modeling career in her late teens

She played the title character in Sheena before being elevated to "Bond Girl" status in 1985 in A View To A Kill.

She played geologist Stacey Sutton alongside Roger Moore in his seventh and final James Bond film.

New Angel: Roberts was selected as Julie Rogers to replace Shelley Hack in Charlie & # 39; s Angels season five

New Angel: Roberts was selected as Julie Rogers to replace Shelley Hack in Charlie & # 39; s Angels season five

Sheena: She would play the title character in Sheena before she was elevated to "Bond Girl" status in 1985 in A View To A Kill

Sheena: She would play the title character in Sheena before she was elevated to "Bond Girl" status in 1985 in A View To A Kill

Roberts continued to work regularly with roles in such films as Body Slam, Twisted Justice, Purgatory and Legal Tender, written by her husband, Barry Roberts, who died in 2006.

She returned to the small screen in the late 1990s, starring Rebecca on the Hot Line and Midge Pinciotti on the hit Fox series That 70s Show.

Bond Girl: She played geologist Stacey Sutton alongside Roger Moore in his seventh and final James Bond film

Bond Girl: She played geologist Stacey Sutton alongside Roger Moore in his seventh and final James Bond film

Midge: She returned to the small screen in the late '90s, playing Rebecca on the Hot Line and Midge Pinciotti on the hit Fox series That 70s Show

Midge: She returned to the small screen in the late '90s, playing Rebecca on the Hot Line and Midge Pinciotti on the hit Fox series That 70s Show

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