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Tanya Roberts, Bond Girl and “That 70’s Show” star, has died at 65 – CBS News

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Actress Tanya Roberts has died. Best known for her roles as a Bond girl and on “That ’70s Show,” Roberts died Sunday after a brief hospitalization, ET has learned. She was 65.

According to Roberts’ rep, she passed away at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, and the cause of death wasn’t related to COVID-19.

The actress reportedly took her dogs for a walk on Christmas Eve and collapsed upon returning home, according to TMZ. She was put on a ventilator after being hospitalized but never recovered. The outlet reports that the actress didn’t appear to be ill in the days leading up to her collapse.

23rd Annual Night Of 100 Stars Black Tie Dinner Viewing Gala
Tanya Roberts arrives for the 23rd Annual Night Of 100 Stars Black Tie Dinner Viewing Gala held at Beverly Hills Hotel on February 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images

Roberts — born Victoria Leigh Blum — began her career as a model before breaking into film with the 1975 horror flick Forced Entry.”

After a series of TV pilots and a number of roles in fantasy films, she appeared in her most iconic role, playing Stacey Sutton in the 1985 James Bond film “A View to a Kill,” opposite Roger Moore in his last appearance as the iconic British spy.

She was also known for her recurring role as Midge Pinciotti on “That ’70s Show” and for her role as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of “Charlie’s Angels in 1980.

Tributes have been appearing on her Facebook page.

This story first appeared in ETOnline.

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