After gaining fame in the 1980s, she fell out of the spotlight until she reappeared on the 1998 sitcom That 70s showâ ????

Tanya Roberts, the breathless actress who rose to fame as a detective on Charlie’s Angels in the 1980s and as a brave earth scientist in the James Bond film “A View to a Kill” died on Monday night in Los Angeles. She was 65 years old

Her death in Cedars Sinai Hospital was announced on Tuesday by her companion Lance Oâ ???? Brien confirms that your publicist, who had received false information, announced her death to the news media early Monday, and some news organizations prematurely published obituary notices about her

Publicist Mike Pingel said Ms. Roberts collapsed on December 24 after walking her dogs near her Hollywood Hills home and being put on a ventilator in the hospital, but did not state the cause of death but said she did was not related to Covid-19 He said she was not noticeably ill before collapsing

Ms. Roberts’ big hiatus came in her mid-twenties when she was cast on “Charlie’s Angels” on the fifth and final season the ABC drama series that acts on its stars ???? Sex appeal, followed the exploits of three attractive ex-cops who often fought crime by wearing shorts, low-cut blouses, and even bikinis

The show was an instant hit in 1976, but its breakout star Farrah Fawcett left the company after one season and was replaced by Cheryl Ladd. Kate Jackson quit in 1979 and her successor, Shelley Hack, was gone after just one season’s wife Roberts replaced Ms. Hacken. Jaclyn Smith appeared throughout the series run

There were high hopes for Ms. Roberts when she joined the cast. Her character, Julie, had some of Ms. Jackson’s character’s streetwise demeanor; Julie was known to slap a gun straight out of the hand of a tough criminal, her part couldn’t save the show’s falling audience, but it led to an active decade for her in Hollywood

Most of all she was a “Bond Girl” plays a geologist who is threatened by a microchip monopoly maniac (Christopher Walken) in “A View to a Kill” (1985), Roger Moore’s last appearance as Agent 007

Ms. Roberts also appeared in “The Beastmaster” (1982), a fantasy film And she played the title role in “Sheena” (1984), a high-profile adventure film inspired by a comic book character of the Queen of the Jungle Sheena, a female Tarzan guy, wore skimpy collage fur outfits, rode a zebra, talked to animals, and changed shape, the film flopped at the Box office and Ms. Roberts began to disappear from the public eye

She returned in 1998 on the sitcom “???? That” ???? 70s show ???? as the glamorous young mother of a Midwestern teenager (Laura Prepon). In this role, was she beautiful, slim and sexy? and gloriously gloomy, the comic mystery was how her little chubby husband, played by Don Stark with terrifyingly overgrown sideburns, had ever captured her heart, Mrs Roberts appeared on the show for three seasons and later made guest visits

She was born Victoria Leigh Blum in the Bronx on October 15, 1955, the second of two daughters of Oscar Maximilian Blum, a fountain pen salesman, and Dorothy Leigh (Smith) Blum, according to some sources, Tanya was her nickname and she spent her childhood in the Bronx and lived in Canada shortly after her parents died Divorce She started her career by running away from home to become a model at the age of 15

Back in New York, she studied acting, appeared in a few off Broadway productions, and worked as a model and dance teacher to make ends meet. Her modeling career included working for Clairol and ultra-British toothpaste. She made her film debut in the horror -Thriller “The Last Victim” (1976) about a serial rapist murderer

After “Charlie’s Angels”? Ms. Roberts starred in both television and film. Her roles included private secretary Mike Hammers secretary in the television movie “Murder Me, Murder You” (1983), a detective who works undercover at a sex clinic in “Sins of Desire” (1993) and a talk radio host of the erotic anthology series “Hot Line” (1994-96) Her last screen appearance was in the Showtime series “Barbershop” in 2005

Even in her prime, Ms. Roberts did not seem to enjoy being interviewed Chat with Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show” In 1981 she laughed nervously, gave brief replies, and flirted with Michael Landon, her fellow guest. At one point, Mr. Carson mentioned a cover article about her in People magazine and asked Ed McMahon, the host’s pal, to suggest, “Maybe there is something in the magazine that there would be”interesting”

Ms. Roberts was a teenager when she married in 1971, but the union was quickly broken up at the insistence of her new mother-in-law. In 1974, she met psychology student Barry Roberts while they were both queuing at a movie theater and they were married that year, Mr. and died in 2006 at the age of 60

Next to Mr. O Brien, she is survived by a sister, Barbara Chase, who was Timothy Leary’s fourth wife

Ms. Roberts had always insisted that she was a New Yorker at heart, and not just because she hated driving

â ???? L.A drives you crazy, ???? she said in the 1981 People Magazine article I’m used to the weather and walking and people saying what they meanâ ????

Tanya Roberts cause of death, Lance o’brien

World news – USA – Tanya Roberts, an angel from Charlie and a Bond girl, is dead at 65

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/05/arts/television/tanya-roberts-dead.html