Tanya Roberts, best known for her roles in the James Bond film A View to a Kill and That 70’s Show, was mistakenly reported dead by her agent on Monday. He has now retracted his statement.
Actress Tanya Roberts is alive.
Tanya Roberts, known for playing a Bond girl opposite Roger Moore’s 007 in A View to a Kill and Midge Pinciotti on That ’70’s Show, is alive. Mike Pingel, her representative, had mistakenly reported the 65-year-old dead on Monday, leading multiple media outlets around the world to publish stories saying she had died on Sunday, January 3. But now, he has said that Tanya Roberts is alive and in a serious condition in a Los Angeles hospital.
WHAT HAPPENED TO TANYA ROBERTS?
The actress collapsed while she was out walking her dogs on Christmas eve on December 24. She was then admitted to Cedar-Sinar Hospital in Los Angeles. It was reported that her illness was not COVID-19 related. Her representative gave the statement about her death based on the information her husband Lance O’Brien, who told him that he held his wife and she “seemed for him to slip away”.
WHAT DID TANYA’S AGENT REPORT?
Mike told a news agency yesterday, “I’m devastated. She was brilliant and beautiful and I feel like a light has been taken away. To say she was an angel would be at the top of the list. She was the sweetest person you’d ever meet and had a huge heart. She loved her fans, and I don’t think she realized how much she meant to them.”
Mke’s latest statement is that Tanya Roberts remains in the ICU and in a serious condition.
TANYA ROBERTS IN HOLLYWOOD
Born Victoria Leigh Blum, Tanya Roberts had a career in modeling before venturing into films with 1975 horror flick Forced Entry. She was also a part of several B movies such as Night Eyes, Legal Tender and Almost Pregnant, among others.
Tanya Roberts’ most famous film is 1985 Bond film A View to a Kill in which she played Stacey Sutton. She also starred in ABC’s Charlie’s Angels. The actress was last seen in the Showtime comedy TV show Barbershop in 2005. Tanya’s last film was 1994’s Deep Down.