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Tanya Roberts came from modest beginnings in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of a pen salesman (Irish) and a mother (Jewish) who were divorced before she reached substantial school. Tanya missing out of high school at age 15, got married and hitchhiked around the country until her mother-in-law had the marriage annulled. She met psychology student Barry Roberts in New York while waiting in line to see a movie. A few months later she proposed to him in a subway station, and they were married. She studied acting under Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen. In her early years in New York she supported herself as an Arthur Murray dance instructor and by modeling. She looked in off-Broadway productions of “Picnic” and “Antigone” and in television commercials for Ultra Brite, Clairol and Cool Ray sunglasses. In 1977 Tanya and her husband–now a scriptwriter–moved to Hollywood. She began appearing in such made-for-TV films as Pleasure Cove (1979) (TV), Zuma Beach (1978) (TV) and Waikiki (1980) (TV). Her film debut was in Forced Entry (1975). After appearing in a lot of minor films, her 1st massive break came when she was selected as an angel (the last) for “Charlie’s Angels” (1976) in its final season, and was featured on the cover of “People” magazine (2/9/81). The attention she garnered as the newest Charlie’s Angel served secure her most significant film areas: The Beastmaster (1982) (and posed for the cover and an inside spread in “Playboy” to promote the film), the title role in Sheena (1984) and as a “Bond” girl in A View to a Kill (1985). She continues to appear in films, though mainly direct-to-video and direct-to-cable features. She is featured in the CD computer game The Pandora Directive (1996) (VG) and had a recurring add role in the TV series “That ’70s Show” (1998).
NameTanya Roberts
Height5' 8″
NaionalityAmerican
Day of Birth15 October 1955
Place of BirthThe Bronx, New York, USA
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