Tanya Roberts still alive but in critical condition; publicist retracts earlier reports
Roberts' partner Lance O’Brien originally thought that she had died, however, the hospital called in on Tuesday to report that the actor was still alive
Former Bond girl and That '70s Show star Tanya Roberts, who was earlier reported as dead, is still alive but is in critical condition. The actor was mistakenly announced as dead on Monday.
Robert's PR Mike Pingel clarified the same in a conversation with Variety. According to Pingel, Roberts' partner Lance O’Brien originally thought that she had died, however, the hospital called in on Tuesday to report that the actor was still alive. Roberts, however, still remains in critical condition.
The 65-year-old collapsed on December 24 and was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. She was placed on a ventilator due to breathing difficulties.
The actor is well-known for playing the Bond girl Stacey Sutton in 1985's A View to a Kill. Fans across the world know her as Midge Pinciotti on That ’70s Show.
She began acting in films in 1975 with the horror flick Forced Entry and also featured in films like the 1977 comedy Racquet and the 1982 fantasy epic The Beastmaster. She was also the lead in the 1984 adventure movie Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle.
On the small screen, she played an Angel in the popular series Charlie's Angels. Roberts replaced Shelley Hack, appearing as Julie Rogers in the fifth and final season of the show in 1980. She also appeared in episodes of Fantasy Island and Love Boat.
The actor's other credits include Body Slam, Night Eyes, Zuma Beach, Pleasure Cove and Waikiki. Roberts more recently appeared in the 2005 series Barbershop.