Who is Tanya Roberts? Bio, Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, Married, Net Worth, 2020, IMDB, Movies and TV Shows

Tanya Roberts Biography and Wiki

Tanya Roberts is an American actress and producer who is famous for playing Julie Rogers in the final season of the 1970s television series Charlie’s Angels, Stacey Sutton in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, and Midge Pinciotti on That ’70s Show.

Tanya Roberts Age

Tanya is 65 years old as of 2020, She was born on October 15, 1955, in Los Angeles, California.

Tanya Roberts Height and Weight

Tanya stands at an average height with a moderate weight.

Tanya Roberts Family and Parents

Tanya was born Victoria Leigh Blum in 1955 in the Bronx, New York City, the second child of a father of Irish descent and a Jewish mother. She relocated from New York with her mother to live in Mississauga, Ontario, for several years, where she started forming a photo portfolio and laying plans for a modeling career.

At age 15, she left high school and lived for a while hitchhiking across the United States. She eventually returned to New York City and became a fashion and cover model.

Tanya Roberts Father

Her father supported their family on a modest income, working as a fountain pen salesman in Manhattan. Roberts and her sister were raised in the central Bronx.

Tanya Roberts Sister and Siblings

She had one older sister, Barbara.

Tanya Roberts Husband and Married

Tanya is actually a widow, She was married to her husband Barry Roberts from 1974 to the time of his death in the year 2006. After meeting psychology student Barry Roberts, she proposed to him in a subway station and they were soon married.

While Barry pursued a career as a screenwriter, she began to study at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen under the name Tanya Roberts. As a result, she appeared in off-Broadway productions such as Picnic and Antigone

Tanya Roberts Death and Cause

On December 24, 2020, Roberts collapsed suddenly after returning home from walking her dogs. She was taken to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and was later placed on a ventilator.

It was initially reported that Roberts died on January 3, 2021, after her partner, Lance O’Brien, told her manager that he had visited her in the hospital and “said goodbye”; O’Brien said he did not mean to imply that she had died, but she was critically ill from a urinary tract infection that entered her organs and bloodstream.

After the premature reports, O’Brien was informed by the hospital that she died in the evening of January 4 and confirmed this to the media on January 5.

Other Personalities include;

Tanya Roberts Net Worth

Tanya has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2020, She was an American actress and producer who is famous for playing Julie Rogers in the final season of the 1970s television series Charlie’s Angels, Stacey Sutton in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, and Midge Pinciotti on That ’70s Show.

Tanya Roberts IMDB Wiki and 2020

Tanya began her career as a model in TV ads for Excedrin, Ultra Brite, Clairol, and Cool Ray sunglasses. She played serious roles in the off-Broadway productions Picnic and Antigone. She also supported herself as an Arthur Murray dance instructor. Her film debut was the horror film Forced Entry (1975).

This was followed by the comedy film The Yum-Yum Girls (1976). In 1977, as her husband was securing his own screenwriting career, the couple moved to Hollywood. The following year, Roberts participated in the drama Fingers.

In 1979 Roberts appeared in the cult movie Tourist Trap, Racquet,  and California Dreaming.[4] Roberts was featured in several television pilots which were not picked up; Zuma Beach (a 1978 comedy), Pleasure Cove (1979), and Waikiki (1980).

Roberts was chosen in the summer of 1980 from some 2,000 candidates to replace Shelley Hack in the fifth season of the detective television series Charlie’s Angels. Roberts played Julie Rogers, a streetwise fighter who used her fists more than her gun.

Producers hoped Roberts’s presence would revitalize the series’s declining ratings and regenerate media interest in the series. Before the season’s premiere, Roberts was featured on the cover of People magazine with a headline asking if Roberts would be able to save the declining series from cancellation.

Despite the hype of Roberts’s debut in November 1980, the series continually drew dismal ratings and was canceled in June 1981. Roberts played Kiri, a slave rescued by protagonist Dar (Marc Singer) in the adventure fantasy film The Beastmaster (1982), which became a cult film and which included a topless swimming scene.

She was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy to help promote the movie, appearing on that issue’s October 1982 cover. In 1983, Roberts filmed the Italian-made adventure fantasy film Hearts and Armour, based on the medieval novel Orlando Furioso.

She portrayed Velda, the secretary to private detective Mike Hammer, in the television movie Murder Me, Murder You (1983), based on crime novelist Mickey Spillane’s iconic Mike Hammer private detective series. The two-part pilot spawned the syndicated television series Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer.

She declined to continue the role in the Mike Hammer series to work on her next project, the 1984 fantasy movie Sheena: Queen of the Jungle, in which she played the main character.  The movie was a box office and critical disaster, garnering her a nomination for “Worst Actress” at the Razzie Awards.

Roberts appeared as Bond girl Stacey Sutton, a geologist, in A View to a Kill (1985). In the wake of this performance, she again was nominated for a Razzie Award. Roberts’s other 1980s films include Night Eyes, an erotic thriller; Body Slam (1987), an action movie set in the professional wrestling world (another cult favorite); and Purgatory, a movie about a woman wrongfully imprisoned in Africa.

Roberts starred in the erotic thriller Inner Sanctum (1991) alongside Margaux Hemingway. In 1992, she played Kay Egan in Sins of Desire. She appeared on the cable series Hot Line in 1995, and in the video game The Pandora Directive in 1996.

In 1998, Roberts took the role of Midge Pinciotti on the television sitcom That ’70s Show. Roberts revealed on E! True Hollywood Story that she left the series in 2001 because her husband had become terminally ill.

She retired from acting in 2005. She wrote the foreword to the book The Q Guide to Charlie’s Angels (2008). She had maintained an active social media presence by hosting video chats on Facebook and Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic

Here Are Some Of The Frequently Asked Questions About Tanya Roberts;

Is Tanya Roberts Still Alive?

No, After the premature reports, her spouse O’Brien was informed by the hospital that she died in the evening of January 4 and confirmed this to the media on January 5.

Is Tanya Roberts Dead?

Yes, After the premature reports, her spouse O’Brien was informed by the hospital that she died in the evening of January 4 and confirmed this to the media on January 5.

How Much is Tanya Roberts Worth?

Tanya has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2020, She was an American actress and producer who is famous for playing Julie Rogers in the final season of the 1970s television series Charlie’s Angels, Stacey Sutton in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, and Midge Pinciotti on That ’70s Show.

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