Tanya Roberts
US film and TV actress
Tanya Roberts
Victoria Leigh Blum, known professionally as Tanya Roberts, is an American actress best known for her role as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of Charlie's Angels (1980–1981) and as Midge Pinciotti on That '70s Show (1998–2001). She starred in the films The Beastmaster, A View to a Kill, and Sheena. Roberts was groomed as a Hollywood sex symbol during the early 1980s.
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GMO debate intensifies on local, world stages - Mail Tribune
Google News - over 3 years
NPR GMO debate intensifies on local, world stages Mail Tribune Tanya Roberts, left, and Heidi Mullen of Ashland show their opposition to genetically modified foods in Medford's Vogel Plaza. Protests of GMOs were held across the globe Saturday.Bob Pennell. of 3 clicks used this month. LOGIN | REGISTER | SUBSCRIBE ... Japan cancels US wheat order on GMO fear: reportMarketWatch US discovery of rogue GMO wheat raises concerns over controlsReuters Wheat Falls as Japan Suspends US Imports on Biotech Crop FindBloomberg Wall Street Journal -Forbes -Catholic Online all 379 news articles »
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On the trail of James Bond in the West
San Francisco Chronicle - over 4 years
On the trail of James Bond in the West [...] when he did, it was to make fun of kitschy 1970s Las Vegas or to half-heartedly save Silicon Valley from sinking into the Pacific Ocean. There are enough hideaways here for the secret agent, however, as well as places for fans to tap into their own Double-0 fantasy, to prepare for this week's 50th anniversary of the first James Bond major motion picture, "Dr. No." If you're in the market, however, for electronic bug sweepers, a cigarette lighter with a hidden camera, voice changers and GPS trackers, this is the place. Typically, secret agents tend to shun the see-and-be-seen scene of Los Angeles, but they might be willing to hazard a corner table (back to the wall) for what has often been considered Southern California's most famous martini. Fortunately, the Bond girl (Tanya Roberts) lives in a mansion (on a public servant's salary) played with aplomb by the Dunsmuir House, a 37-room Neoclassical revival mansion bui ...
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Bond-a-Thond #14: 'A View To A Kill' (1985)
MTV News - over 4 years
MTV Movies Blog is currently running what we call the Bond-a-Thond. Every week we're taking a look back at a single (official) Bond film, giving you the vitals and seeing how it holds up, right up until the release of "Skyfall" on November 9. Feel free to watch along with us and share your thoughts or just kick back and enjoy the Bond. A View to a Kill (1985) Plot: When a top secret microchip ends up in the hands of the Soviets, Bond is called on to investigate the chip's manufacturer. Title Meaning: Max Zorin uses the line the describe the view from his personal blimp, and it doesn't make any sense. Song: "A View to a Kill" by Duran Duran Bond: Roger Moore, his final appearance as 007 Villains: Max Zorin, a wealthy microchip manufacturer, played by Christopher Walken, and May Day, his enforcer and lover, played by Grace Jones Bond Girl: Stacey Sutton, an oil heiress, played by Tanya Roberts "Bond, James Bond" Occurrences: 2 Martinis: 0 Card Games: 0 ...
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More Opposition To NC’s Amendment One Surfaces
Lez Get Real - almost 5 years
Even more people and experts have begun to come out against North Carolina’s Amendment One. Today, “representatives from the North Carolina Pediatric Society joined with colleagues from the North Carolina Psychological Association, the North Carolina Psychiatric Association, National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter and the Carolinas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in opposing Amendment One, the proposed amendment to the North Carolina Constitution that would ban relationship recognitions and threaten protections for the state’s unmarried couples.” Protect All North Carolina Families explained: Speaking for the North Carolina Pediatric Society, past president Peter Morris, M.D., said he worries if the amendment were to pass, “families of all types will find themselves with stresses, toxic stresses, that will affect their lives and that will affect their children’s lives. The North Carolina Pediatric Society opposes the ratifica ...
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Pet Talk: As school begins, beware canine anxiety - OregonLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
"It's not that the dog or the cat is being spiteful or difficult," says Tanya Roberts, manager of the behavior and training department at the Oregon Humane Society. It's just that Fido may be accustomed to his midday trip to the park or playing with
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GreenRoad to hold series of webinars on clean air strategies - Fleet Owner
Google News - over 5 years
“Improving driving performance helps save lives and protects our environment by reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions,” said Tanya Roberts, senior vice president of marketing for GreenRoad. “We are committed to helping cities meet their clean
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'Battle of the Bluefields' prep begins for Friday - Daily Mail - Charleston
Google News - over 5 years
"It shows everyone that Bluefield is the best school in the world and we have the most school spirit in the world." Bluefield High cheerleading coach Tanya Roberts said the approximately 20 students use more than 150 cans of spray paint each year to
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GreenRoad™ Helps Cities Meet Clean Air Objectives - DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
“Improving driving performance helps save lives and protects our environment by reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions,” said Tanya Roberts, senior vice president of marketing for GreenRoad. “We are committed to helping cities meet their clean
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SAN PEDRO MACORIS: Llevarán Dania Santos a salón de la fama - Almomento.net
Google News - over 5 years
Hija del matromonio de Pedro Santos e Isabel Ramírez y casada con el otrora refuerzo del club Mauricio Baez, Ronald Roberts, es madre de tres hijos (Linoll Mercedes, Ronald Roberts, Jr, y Tanya Roberts). Comenzó su trajinar por el deporte el 1978 en
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The Secret History of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Amazing ... - io9
Google News - over 5 years
to help him mack on Tanya Roberts, and the second was a basic confrontation between the Beastwizard and his evil nemesis, Seth. The line of dialogue about how the hero and villain are actually brothers was an homage to the shocking third act reveals
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Bachelorette Recap Episode 9: Fantasy Suite Week and Ashley Hebert - National Ledger
Google News - over 5 years
Sporting inexplicably tiny black shorts and a Tanya Roberts circa 1985 midriff shirt, Ashley ignores the soreness in her legs and awaits Constantine for a big run and hug in a field. She's so skinny that if she walked unaccompanied into a pool hall
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A new trio of under-dressed babes to fight crime as Charlie's Angels - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
... an under-appreciated acting genius. The original three Charlie's Angels (shown above, from left) were Jaclyn Smith, Farrah Fawcett-Majors and Kate Jackson. The replacements in later seasons were Cheryl Ladd, Tanya Roberts and Shelley Hack
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30 años después Los Ángeles de Charlie regresan a la TV - El Diario La Prensa
Google News - over 5 years
... como su hermana "Kris", posteriormente cuando Kate Jackson salió para la 4a. temporada, entró Shelley Hack en el papel de "Tiffany Welles" para la temporada 4 y finalmente Tanya Roberts entró en el papel de "Julie Rogers" para la última temporada
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Sam Mendes finds his Moneypenny for Bond 23, Dark Knight Rises teaser to land ... - Sky Movies
Google News - over 5 years
Invariably a character or actress portraying a love interest or sex object, they can either make your career (Famke Janssen) or break it (Tanya Roberts). To spice things up their names have often been double entendres, such as - ooh missus - Pussy
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Al-Fayed vuelve contra la Monarquía - Intereconomía
Google News - over 5 years
El inmaduro playboy hijo de papá que era conocido sólo por su colección de amantes famosas -Valerie Perrine, Brooke Shields, Joanne Whalley, Winona Ryder, Tanya Roberts, Mimi Rogers, Marie Helvin, Koo Stark, Traci Lind, Julia Tholstrup, Tina Sinatra y
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Różowe lata siedemdziesiąte - aleSeriale.pl
Google News - over 5 years
Obok Formanów mieszka rodzina Pinciotti, w skład której wchodzi Donna - dziewczyna Eric'a (Laura Prepon) oraz jej zwariowani rodzice Bob i Midge (Don Stark oraz Tanya Roberts). Resztę grupy tworzą: Fez (Wilmer Valderrama) - student z wymiany
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Int'l group backs farmers' claims of land-grabbing - Inquirer.net
Google News - over 5 years
... Simone Lovera of Global Forest Coalition (Paraguay), Yasuo Aonishi of Action Center for Development and Rights (Japan), Hozue Hatae of Friends of the Earth (Japan), Tanya Roberts of Philippine Solidarity Network (Canada), and from the Philippines,
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Foreign group urges Aquino to recall bio-ethanol project in Isabela - allvoices
Google News - over 5 years
The long term social and economic costs to the country, as enumerated above, compounded with ecological impacts will be disastrous,” pointed out by Tanya Roberts from PCFS. The mission also urged members of the Philippine Parliament of the House and
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Int'l group probes alleged land-grab by foreign firms - Inquirer.net
Google News - over 5 years
Composing the fact-finding team are Jill Richardson of Organic Consumers Association, Simone Lovera of Global Forest Coalition, Yasuo Aonishi of Action Center for Development and Rights, Tanya Roberts of Philippine Solidarity Network, Hozue Hatae of
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BL!NK: Wild child Grace Jones - South Coast Today
Google News - over 5 years
(Another woman in that movie, Tanya Roberts, was another model I'd done a number of jobs with.) I saw Grace again in 1992, when I was doing a shoot of Eartha Kitt for a movie called "Boomerang," which Grace was also appearing in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tanya Roberts
    FIFTIES
  • 2008
    Age 52
    She wrote the foreword to the 2008 book, The Q Guide to Charlie's Angels.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 45
    True Hollywood Story that she left the series in 2001 because her husband had become terminally ill.
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  • 1998
    Age 42
    In 1998, Roberts took the role of Midge Pinciotti on the television sitcom That '70s Show.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1994
    Age 38
    She appeared on the cable TV series, Hot Line in 1994; and in the video game The Pandora Directive in 1996.
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  • 1992
    Age 36
    In 1992, she played Kay Egan in Sins of Desire.
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  • 1991
    Age 35
    Roberts starred in the 1991 erotic thriller, Inner Sanctum alongside Margaux Hemingway.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1984
    Age 28
    The 1984 movie was a box office and critical disaster, garnering her a nomination for "Worst Actress" at the Razzie Awards.
    More Details Hide Details Roberts subsequently appeared as Bond girl Stacey Sutton, a geologist, in A View to a Kill (1985). She again found herself nominated by the critics for a Razzie Award. Other 1980s films include Night Eyes, an erotic thriller; Body Slam (1987), an action movie set in the professional wrestling world; and Purgatory, a movie about a woman wrongfully imprisoned in Africa.
  • 1983
    Age 27
    In 1983, Roberts filmed the Italian-made adventure fantasy film Hearts and Armour (also known as Paladini-storia d'armi e d'amori and Paladins — The Story of Love and Arms), based on the medieval novel Orlando Furioso.
    More Details Hide Details She portrayed Velda, a buxom secretary to private detective Mike Hammer in the television movie Murder Me, Murder You. The two-part pilot spawned the syndicated television series, Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer. She declined to continue the role in the Mike Hammer series to work on her next project, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle.
  • 1982
    Age 26
    She was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy to help promote the movie, appearing on that issue's October 1982 cover.
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    Roberts played Kiri in the 1982 film The Beastmaster.
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  • 1980
    Age 24
    Despite the hype Roberts's debut had received, her premiere episode in November 1980 drew dismal ratings.
    More Details Hide Details The series was thereafter moved to several different timeslots on the broadcast schedule, but viewership continued to drop as the season progressed. After just 16 episodes of a fifth season, the series had drastically slipped to 59th in the ratings out of just 65 shows and was cancelled in June 1981.
    Roberts was chosen in the summer of 1980 from some 2000 candidates to replace Shelley Hack in the fifth season of the detective television series, Charlie's Angels on ABC.
    More Details Hide Details Roberts played the sultry Julie Rogers, a streetwise fighter who used her fists more than her gun. Producers hoped Roberts's sizzling presence would revitalize the show's declining ratings and regenerate media interest in the series. Before the season's premiere, Roberts was featured on the cover of People magazine with a headline asking if Roberts would be able to save the declining series from cancellation.
  • 1977
    Age 21
    In 1977, as her husband was securing his own screenwriting career, the couple moved to Hollywood.
    More Details Hide Details The following year, Roberts participated in the drama Fingers. Roles in the 1979 cult movie, Tourist Trap, Racquet, and California Dreaming followed. Roberts was featured in several television pilots that were not picked up: Zuma Beach (a 1978 comedy), Pleasure Cove (1979), and Waikiki (1980).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1975
    Age 19
    Her film debut was the 1975 thriller, Forced Entry.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed by the 1976 comedy The Yum-Yum Girls.
  • 1974
    Age 18
    Roberts was married to husband Barry Roberts from 1974 until his death in 2006.
    More Details Hide Details Roberts resides in Hollywood Hills, California.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Roberts was born in 1955 in the Bronx, New York City, the second child of her father, of Irish descent, and a Jewish mother.
    More Details Hide Details She has one older sister, Barbara. Roberts' father supported their family on a modest income, working as a fountain pen salesman in Manhattan. Roberts and her sister were raised in the central Bronx. She relocated from New York with her mother to live in Toronto for several years, where she started formulating a photo portfolio and laying plans for a career. At age 15, she left high school and lived for a while hitch-hiking across the United States. She eventually returned to New York City and became a fashion and cover model. After meeting psychology student Barry Roberts (while waiting in line for a movie), she proposed to him in a subway station and they were soon married. While Barry pursued a career as a screenwriter, she began to study at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen under the name Tanya Roberts.
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