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Tanya Roberts

Biography

Actress who all played Julie Rogers on the ultimate period of Charlie’s Angels. She also performed a job in the Adam Connection film A Watch to a Wipe out. She fell out of college at age group 15 to marry her sweetheart and hitchhike in the united states. She performed the function of Midge Pinciotti on That ’70s Present. She wedded Barry Roberts in 1974. She starred in the film series Charlie’s Angels with Jaclyn Smith.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tanya Roberts
Date Of Birth October 15, 1955
Place Of Birth The Bronx, NY
Height 1.73 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality American
Spouse Barry Roberts
Siblings Barbara Chase
Movies A View to a Kill, Sheena, The Beastmaster, Almost Pregnant, Sins of Desire, Inner Sanctum, Tourist Trap, Hearts and Armour, Body Slam, California Dreaming, Legal Tender, Murder Me, Murder You, Twisted Justice, Forced Entry, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, Fingers, Purgatory, The Yum-Yum Girls, UnConventional, Queens of the World, Hot Line: Fiery Desires, Deep Down
TV Shows That '70s Show, Eve, Barbershop, Fantasy Island, Charlie's Angels, Greatest Heroes of the Bible, Hot Line
Star Sign Libra

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Turned down a role in Vicious Kiss (1995) which eventually went to Margaux Hemingway.
2Both Priscilla Presley and Sharon Stone were considered, before Tanya landed the leading lady role in the James Bond film A View to a Kill (1985).
3Aunt of Zach Leary.
4Widow of Barry Roberts.
5Auditioned for the role of Kate Roberts on the soap opera, Days of Our Lives (1965), in 1995 though the role went to Lauren Koslow.
6Has the unique distinction of having been both a Bond Girl and the last of the original Charlie's Angels.
7Her sister, Barbara Chase, was married to Timothy Leary for 15 years.
8She took 5 years of voice training to get the Bronx out of her voice.
9Sister of Barbara Chase


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barbershop2005TV SeriesEllie Palmer
Eve2005TV SeriesRebecca
That '70s Show1998-2004TV SeriesMidge Pinciotti
Fillmore!2003TV SeriesAuthor
Off Centre2002TV SeriesGretchen
The Angry Beavers1998TV SeriesMarsha
High Tide1997TV SeriesRhonda Fogel
The Blues Brothers Animated Series1997TV SeriesToni G.
The Pandora Directive1996Video GameRegan Madsen
Hot Line1994-1996TV SeriesRebecca
Silk Stalkings1995TV SeriesCallie Callahan
Deep Down1994Charlotte
Burke's Law1994TV SeriesJulie Reardon
Sins of Desire1993Kay Egan
Almost Pregnant1992VideoLinda Alderson
Legal Tender1991Rikki Rennick
Inner Sanctum1991Lynn Foster
Night Eyes1990Nikki
Twisted Justice1990Secretary
Purgatory1988Carly Arnold
Body Slam1986Candace Vandervagen
A View to a Kill1985Stacey Sutton
Sheena1984Sheena
Hearts and Armour1983Angelica (Isabella)
Murder Me, Murder You1983TV MovieVelda
The Beastmaster1982Kiri
Fantasy Island1982TV SeriesMiss Amanda Parsons
The Love Boat1982TV SeriesDiane Dayton
Charlie's Angels1980-1981TV SeriesJulie Rogers
Waikiki1980TV MovieCarol
Vega$1980TV SeriesOfficer Britt Blackwell
Racquet1979Bambi
California Dreaming1979Stephanie
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1979TV SeriesBachemath
Pleasure Cove1979TV MovieSally
Tourist Trap1979Becky
Zuma Beach1978TV MovieDenise
Fingers1978Julie
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover1977Stewardess
The Yum Yum Girls1976April
Forced Entry1975Nancy Ulman

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sins of Desire1993associate producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Britain's Favourite Detectives2014TV Movie documentaryHerself / Julie Rogers
The Insider2013TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008TV SeriesHerself
TV Land Confidential2007TV Series documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Film '85 BBC Report2006Video shortHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2002-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The Saga of 'The Beastmaster'2005Video documentaryHerself
I Can't Believe I Wore That2005TV Series documentaryHerself
UnConventional2004DocumentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares2001-2004TV SeriesHerself
Charlie's Angels: TV Tales2002TV Special documentaryHerself
Politically Incorrect2001TV SeriesHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Designing Bond: Peter Lamont2000Video documentary shortHerself
Inside 'A View to a Kill'2000Video documentary shortHerself
The Men Behind the Mayhem: The Special Effects of James Bond2000Video documentary shortHerself
Biography2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Time & Again2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Famous Homes & Hideaways2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The List2000TV SeriesHerself
Pajama Party2000TV SeriesHerself
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1999TV SpecialHerself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight Presents: Charlie's Angels - Uncovered1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
Happy Hour1999TV SeriesHerself
Investigating Tarzan1997DocumentaryHerself
Favorite Deadly Sins1995TV MovieHerself
The Geraldo Rivera Show1992TV SeriesHerself
Na sowas!1985TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood '841984TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Evening Magazine1983TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1981-1982TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Alan Thicke Show1981-1982TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1981TV SeriesHerself
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The James Bond Story1999TV Movie documentaryStacy Sutton (uncredited)
Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater1994TV SeriesLinda Alderson

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressA View to a Kill (1985)
1985Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressSheena (1984)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Actress (Schauspielerin)

TitleSalary
Charlie's Angels (1976)$12,000 per episode

#Quote
1I think it's better to come into the limelight really slowly and do a broader range of roles, but I took these glamorous roles and I think that stereotyped me. They sort of think you're some dumb, glamorous broad, so it's difficult, and I think that is the reason most Bond Girls don't go on to have careers after they have done the movie because people just don't take them seriously and I guess they shouldn't because it's so tongue-in-cheek, you know what I mean?
2[on being cast as a Bond Girl in A View to a Kill (1985)] I sort of felt like every girl who'd ever been a Bond Girl had seen their career go nowhere, so I was a little cautious. I remember I said to my agent, "No one works after they get a Bond movie" and they said to me, "Are you kidding? Glenn Close would do it if she could." And I thought to myself, "Well, you can have regrets if you wish, but what's the point?" At the time I didn't know what I know now, and to be honest, who would turn that role down, really? Nobody would. All you have to think to yourself is, "Could have I been better in the part?" That's all you can say to yourself because turning the part down would have been ridiculous, you know? I mean nobody would do that, nobody. I was very young and I did what I felt was the right choice to make.
3I've made a lot of good choices and a lot of bad choices and that's part of life. Whether you're really successful or moderately successful, I'm sure that to get there you have made some bad decisions and good decisions on some level, but that's how I see life. You can't go through life defeated, it's just trial and error.
4You need to start somewhere. Jane Fonda began with Barbarella (1968). I'm not at an age where producers will offer me Norma Rae (1979) or Sophie's Choice (1982). When you're young and pretty you don't get On Golden Pond (1981). But if you keep working, good things can happen. Kim Basinger got The Natural (1984) after making a James Bond movie. The same kind of thing could happen to me.
5Fans make you. I certainly hope that people like me in the work and I appreciate every letter that I get. I'm glad they like me or else I wouldn't be in the business. But for fans it's a very different reality than it is for me. They're going to watch the finished product, which has taken us five months and a lot of hard work . . . I mean, I've been choking for the last three days on smoke--it's not very glamorous. It's not what it looks like in the movie, I'm on my knees, bruised half the time, it's action, action, action.
6[interview in "People" Magazine, 1984] Even if I get thrown out of Hollywood, I'll come back. It took me 14 years to get where I am. I'm going to hang in there.

#Trademark
1Lisp, breathless voice
2Voluptuous figure
3Sparkling blue eyes
4Strawberry blonde hair

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