In over 40 films and television shows since her debut in Hollywood in 1975, Tanya Roberts has established herself as a name to be reckoned with. She has starred in films such as A View to a Kill, Racquet and in shows like Charlie’s Angels, Hot Line, and That ’70s Show.
Tanya Roberts may not have an extensive filmography, but she has had a solid career, appearing in carefully selected roles and maintaining her reputation as a talented actress. In this article, we take a deeper look at Tanya Roberts’s life, background, career, and other interesting facts. Read on to learn more about her.
Who is Tanya Roberts and How Old is He?
Tanya Roberts was born on October 15, 1955, in the Bronx, New York. She was born as one of two daughters of a Jewish mother and an Irish father, the other being an older sister named Barbara.
She was born into a modest family and grew up in the Central Bronx before moving with her mother to Toronto, Canada. In Toronto, Tanya Roberts began her journey to Hollywood to realize her dream of working in show business.
The strength of her dream was so great that she dropped out of high school and hitchhiked to the US and found her way back to New York City where she started a career as a fashion and cover model and appeared in various magazines.
To become an actress, she studied acting at the Actors Studio and made her debut in 1975. In addition to acting in movies and television shows, Tanya Roberts has used her voice in video games such as The Pandora’s Line and in theater plays – off-Broadway pieces such as Antigone and Picnic.
In addition to her work as an actress and model, Tanya Roberts worked as a dance teacher for Arthur Murray while she was starting out as an actress. She was married to Barry Roberts for 32 years, from 1974 until his death in 2006. During their time together they had no children. They met in the queue for a movie.
Tanya Roberts’ Movies and TV Shows
She began her career as a model and appeared in a number of television commercials before she had her first appearance as an actress in the film Forced Entry as Nancy Ulman.
In the same year, she appeared in The Yum Yum Girls in April. After her debut year, Tanya Roberts appeared in a number of movies and television shows such as Zuma Beach, Fingers, Tourist Trap, Greatest Heroes of the Bible, Racquet and Waikiki before making her big breakthrough as Julie Rogers in the show Charlie’s Angels.
Between 1980 and 1981, she played the cult character in sixteen episodes before moving on to consolidate her status as an actress in The Beastmaster, where she played Kiri, and in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, where she played Stacey Sutton.
After her appearances in the 1985 James Bond film, Tanya Roberts appeared in other projects such as Legal Tender, Deep Down, Sins of Desire as Kay Egan and in Hot Line as Rebecca, where she appeared in twelve episodes between 1994 and 1996.
In another major appearance by Tanya Roberts, she starred in the That ’70s Show as Midge Pinciotti in 81 episodes between 1998 and 2004. After her time on the show, she appeared in one episode of Eve and in two episodes of Barbershop as Elle Palmer.
Since she has been active in the industry since 1975 and has worked as an actress for more than four decades, one could say that Tanya Robert’s greatest success lies in maintaining her career.
In addition to her longevity, however, she also has several award nominations to her credit, including the Bravo Otto Prize from Germany. She has also been featured in major magazines, such as several articles in Playboy magazine, including the cover of the famous and iconic magazine. She has also appeared in US Weekly magazines and in the Hollywood Reporter.
As mentioned above, Tanya Roberts has been able to build a solid and efficient career through her participation in major projects, and she has been rewarded not only artistically but also financially to the point of accumulating a net worth of $10 million. Some of her high-income projects are “That 70s Show” and “A View to a Kill”.