The passing of Tanya Roberts has now been affirmed after a mistake that prompted a death announcement being made while she was alive. Bond lady and Charlie’s Angels star Tanya Roberts has finally passed on after a misunderstanding which saw her demise rashly reported by her Publicist while she was seriously sick but alive.
Roberts’ passing was first affirmed to a few news sources, including TrendingLeo, by her publicist specialist and friend, Mike Pingel, who said on Monday morning that she had passed on at the hospital earlier in the day after collapsing at her Los Angeles home on Christmas Eve.
It appears there was a misunderstanding with the information he got, as of Monday night UK time the actress was reported to be in a chronic condition, but alive. In any case, Mr. Pingel has now affirmed “with sadness” that Roberts, 65, passed on at about 9.30 pm on Monday in LA.
Her partner of 18 years, Lance O’Brien, told the Associated Press that he got a call from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, who gave him the sad news.
“She was my perfect partner, she was my closest companion,” Mr O’Brien told the news.
The actress died from a urinary tract infection which spread to her kidney, gallbladder, liver, and afterward into her bloodstream, Mr. Pingel said.
The actress is most popular for her role as Bond young lady Stacey Sutton, the granddaughter of a California oil mogul, opposite Roger Moore in A View To A Kill in 1985.
She likewise played Midge Pinciotti in That ’70s Show, close by Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, from 1998 to 2004, and turned into a Charlie’s Angel in 1980 with Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd, playing Julie Rogers in the last period of the hit arrangement.