Tanya Roberts was an American model and actress. The actress is best known for appearing in world-class and popular movies like Charlie’s Angels, A View to a Kill, and That 70s Show. She has appeared in over 41 on-screen projects and earned a lot of success and fame in the entertainment industry.
Tanya Robert’s real name was Victoria Leigh Blum. She was born in The Bronx, New York City on October 15, 1955. Tanya Roberts remained active in the entertainment industry between 1975 till 2006. She started off with her modeling career in New York City when she was a teenager. She studied acting at the Actors Studio and maintained a great relationship with Barry Roberts.
Tanya became a famous model after modeling for Ultra Brite, Cool Ray sunglasses, Clairol, and more. She was also a part of several Off-Broadway theatre productions that include Antigone and Picnic. She moved to Hollywood along with her husband in 1977 and pursued her acting career. She was a part of the Charlie’s Angels in 1980 until it got canceled in 1981. In 1985 she appeared in a James Bond film A View to a Kill and became the Bond girl. She remained to be the top actress in Hollywood and has a successful career. Tanya appeared in the television show “That ’70s Show” which made her a household name.
Tanya met her husband Barry Roberts during the early stage of her career. The couple was deeply in love and stayed together all their lives. Tanya took the big decision to retire from the entertainment industry after her husband passed away in 1974. Barry Roberts passed away in 2006 which made Tanya depressed and sad.
Tanya Roberts early life and work
Tanya changed her name to Tanya Roberts she became a model. Tanya has played roles in movies like Picnic and Antigone. She also worked as an Arthur Murray dance instructor. She got her big break in 1975 when she starred in the horror film, Force Entry. She moved to Hollywood with her husband Barry Roberts in 1975.
In 1979, she was cast in the movie Tourist Trap. The movie depicted violence and created a lot of controversies. The movie had a theatrical release soon.
Tanya Roberts became famous after she appeared as the Bond Girl Stacey Sutton, where she played a geologist, in A View to a Kill. She appeared in many movies in the ’80s that include movies like the thriller, Night Eyes, and the action movie Body Slam.
Tanya Roberts’ net-worth
Tanya Roberts has made an appearance in over 41 on-screen productions. She had an estimated net worth of $10 million at the time of her death. The acclaimed Hollywood actress, Tanya Roberts, became popular after starring in the James Bond movie and That ’70s Show. She passed away at the age of 65. Tanya earned a major share of her net worth by appearing in films and TV shows.