Noted actress Tanya Roberts, best 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, died at the age of 65 on Sunday.
Earlier the actress collapsed while walking her dogs on 24 December and was put on a ventilator in the Ceder-Sinar Hospital in Los Angeles, reports The Independent.
No cause of death has been disclosed yet and it was not Covid-19 related. Roberts was not ill in the days leading up to her death.
Tanya Roberts' career
Born Victoria Leigh Blum, Tanya Roberts had a career in modeling and appeared in television adverts before entering the world of films with 1975 horror flick Forced Entry. She was also a part of several B movies such as Night Eyes, Inner Sanctum, Legal Tender and Almost Pregnant, among others.
Tanya Roberts' most notable film role remains the 1985 Bond film A View to a Kill in which she played Stacey Sutton, an American geologist who is targeted by the villain Max Zorin, played by Christopher Walken. She was then seen in the comedy Body Slam in 1987 and the 1990 erotic thriller Night Eyes. Tanya alo starred in ABC's Charlie's Angels.
Tanya Roberts was last seen in the Showtime comedy TV show Barbershop in 2005. Her last film was 1994's Deep Down. She is survived by her partner of 18 years Lance O'Brien, her sister Barbara and her beloved pet animals.