Tanya Roberts, Best Known For Playing Bond Girl in 007, Dies at 65

RIP, Tanya Roberts

Updated: January 4, 2021 2:26 PM IST

By India.com Entertainment Desk | Edited by Taru Bhatia

Tanya Roberts
Tanya Roberts

Tanya Roberts, best known for playing Bond girl in Roger Moore’s 007, has died on January 3 (Sunday). As per the TMZ report, she was walking her dog on Christmas Eve and collapsed upon returning home. She was hospitalised and put on a ventilator. She breathed his last on Sunday. Her death was confirmed by her longtime friend and representative Mike Pingel. According to her friends, the actor was ill for the last few days. The cause of death has not been confirmed and she was not affected by COVID-19.

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Mike told the news agency, “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.”

She made her entry in Hollywood with 1975 horror film, Forced Entry. She also featured in movies such as Night Eyes, Inner Sanctum, Legal Tender and Almost Pregnant, among others. Her most notable work remains the 1985 Bond film, A View To Kill, in which she essayed the role of Stacey Sutton, an American geologist. She was seen in the Comedy Body slam in 1987 and 1990 erotic thriller, Night Eyes. She also starred in ABC’s Charlie’s Angels. She was last seen in Showtime comedy TV show, Barbershop in 2005. Her last film was Deep Down (1994).

She is survived by her partner, Lance O’Brien, her sister Barbara and her pet animals.

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Published Date: January 4, 2021 1:57 PM IST

Updated Date: January 4, 2021 2:26 PM IST