Farewell to Tanya Roberts, the famous Bond Girl of the eighties and star of the TV show "Charlie's Angel"
The world of entertainment mourns the death of Tanya Roberts, the splendid Bond Girl and TV star with Charlie's Angel. The ice-eyed actress, who achieved success in the Eighties, is famous for having played the role of Stacey Sutton, the unforgettable Bond Girl in 007 – Moving Target, a 1985 film with Roger Moore in the role of the secret agent in the service of His Majesty. Tanya was also Julie Rogers in the beloved TV series Charlie's Angels.
The American website TMZ announced the death of the actress, who was 65 years old. On December 24th, the star fell ill while walking with her dogs and was rushed to hospital. Since then, Roberts had not recovered until the announcement of her death, which came suddenly through a note. Born in 1955, she was born in New York and started working as an actress and model at a very young age. Her big break came in 1985 with the role of Bond Girl alongside Roger Moore in one of the most famous chapters of the 007 saga.
Her best-known roles include Sheena, Queen of the Jungle in the film of the same name, and Julia Rogers, one of the Charlie's Angels ready to defeat crime. In the nineties she had appeared in several thriller films, from Occhi della notte to Patto a Tre to Torbido Desiderio. She also starred in Almost Pregnant, a hit comedy. At the beginning of the 2000s she announced her farewell to the cinema to dedicate herself to her husband Barry Roberts, suffering from encephalitis. Tanya had remained close to her husband, fighting the disease with him, until his death in 2006 at only 60 years old.
After the death of her beloved husband, Roberts had found serenity next to Lance O'Brien. The diva has never had children. However, she was particularly attached to Zach Leary, her nephew, born of the love between her sister Barbara Chase and the well-known writer Timothy Leary. Beautiful and much loved by the public, Tanya Roberts had long since moved away from the spotlight, but her characters, entered into the common imagination, have never been forgotten.