Farewell to Tanya Roberts, Bond Girl and protagonist of Sheena. He was 65

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For many it will forever be the Bond Girl Stacey Sutton in 007 – Moving target, but for others she will remain in the hearts as the queen of the jungle Sheena, protagonist of the homonymous film by John Guillermin, and Julie Rogers from the first series of Charlie’s Angels. It is about Tanya Roberts, an actress of great charm and great beauty who disappeared at the age of 65 for a sudden illness. According to the site Tmz, in fact, Roberts apparently felt ill after walking her dogs on Christmas Eve.

Immediate, as reported by his spokesperson, was the hospitalization at Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and the worsening of his conditions, which however would not be related to Covid-19.

“I am devastated. It was bright and beautiful and I feel like a light has been taken away from me. To say he was an angel would be superfluous: he was the sweetest person I had ever met, and he had a big heart “explained his friend Mike Pingel to theHollywood Reporter. Born as Victoria Leigh Blum, Tanya began her career as a model on the runway and in TV commercials before turning to acting and making her horror film debut Forced Entry, from 1975. Along with other erotic-thriller films, such as Eyes in the night, and sexy comedies like Almost pregnant, caresses popularity thanks to the series of Charlie’s Angels in Abc, in which she is called to replace Shelley Hack.

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Together with the character of Julie, however, to make her iconic is above all the role of Bond Girl in the seventh film of the 007 saga that sees Roger Moore as the protagonist: the character is that of the geologist Stacey Sutton, blonde and magnetic. After touching success again in the role of Midge Pinciotti in the series That’s 70 Show, in 2001 decides to ease her career to take care of her husband Barry Roberts, who died in 2006 from an incurable disease. His last TV appearance was in 2005, in an episode of the television adaptation of Barbershop produced by Showtime.

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