Bond Girl, 'Charlie's Angel' Tanya Roberts Passed Away At 65
Victoria Leigh Blum, known as Tanya Roberts, an American actress, and former model, has died at 65.
Tanya Roberts's death announced
Mike Pengel, a friend of Tanya, announced her death, tagging the actress "the sweetest person you'd ever meet." Her death led the fans and netizens to reminisce her iconic roles as a Bond girl and on That '70s Show on the day of her passing on January 3 (Sunday).
Tanya died after being hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, California. The cause of the actress's death was made clear by Mike; it was not due to COVID-19.
According to Etonline, the actress was reported taking her pet dogs for a walk on Christmas Eve, and upon arrival at her home, she collapsed out of nowhere. She was then brought to the hospital and was put on a ventilator after being discharged from the hospital.
Unfortunately for Tanya, she did not recover, and it was reported that her situation worsens as another day goes by.
That said, Tanya's passing comes as a shock to her family, relatives, and friends, considering she did not appear to be feeling ill the days before she collapsed. To date, the actress's cause of death is still unclear, but it indeed is not COVID-19.
Remembering Tanya Roberts on her roles
Tanya is one of Hollywood's most prominent actresses. After a series of TV shows and numerous fantasy films, she landed a role that made her make a big name of her own. Her breakthrough as an actress played Stacey Sutton's role in the James Bond film titled A View to a Kill in 1985.
She is the opposite of Roger Moore in the actor's last Bond film and starred in Sheena: Queen of the Jungle and The Beastmaster.
Aside from Tanya being a Bong girl, she also plays a recurring role of Midge Pinciotti on the hit The '70s Show, per BBC. She is also one of Charlie's angels back in 1980, acting as Julie Rogers of the show's fifth and final season.
On top of being an actress, Tanya is also a successful model in her generation. She became a model, with tons of TV commercials on the side. She advertised for brands like Cool Ray sunglasses, Clairol, Excedrin, and Ultra Bite.
She married Barry Roberts for quite a long time before Barry died in 20016; the couple did not bore any children. Tanya is survived by her current husband, Lance, and her sister Barbara Chase.