Tanya Roberts Biography (1955-)

Original name, Victoria Leigh Blum (some sources cite original name as TanyaLeigh); born October 15, 1955, in Bronx, NY; father, a seller of ink pens; sister of Barbara Leigh (an actress); married, c. 1970 (marriage annulled); married Barry Roberts (a screenwriter). Addresses: Agent: Arlene Thorntonand Associates, 12001 Ventura Pl., Suite 201, Studio City, CA 91604.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 15, 1955
Bronx, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Nancy Ulman, Forced Entry (also known as The Last Entry, The Last Victim, and The Last Weekend), Century International/TwoKodiak, 1975
  • April, The Yum-Yum Girls, 1976
  • Julia, Fingers, Brut, 1977
  • Stewardess, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, American International Pictures, 1978
  • Stephanie, California Dreaming, American International Pictures, 1979
  • Becky, Tourist Trap, Compass International Pictures, 1979
  • Bambi, Racquet, Cal-Am, 1979
  • Kiri, The Beastmaster (also known as Beastmaster--Der Befreier), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Angelica (Isabella), I paladini--Storia d'armi e d'amori (also known as Arms and Love, Hearts and Armour, Hearts in Armor,and Le armi e gli amori), Warner Bros., 1983
  • Stacey Sutton, A View to a Kill, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984
  • Title role, Sheena, Columbia, 1984
  • Candace Vander Vagen, Body Slam, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1987
  • Carly Arnold, Purgatory, New Star Entertainment, 1989
  • Secretary, Twisted Justice, Borde Releasing, 1990
  • Nikki, Night Eyes (also known as Hidden View and HiddenVision), Baldwin Entertainment, 1990
  • Lynn Foster, Inner Sanctum, Columbia, 1991
  • Rikki Rennick, Legal Tender (also known as Ladies Game), Prism Films, 1991
  • Linda Alderson, Almost Pregnant, 1992
  • Kay Egan, Sins of Desire, Cinetel Films, 1993
  • Charlotte, Deep Down, Imperial Entertainment, 1994
  • Herself, Inside "A View to a Kill," 2000
  • Film Work
  • Production coordinator, Twisted Justice, Borde Releasing, 1990
  • Associate producer, Sins of Desire, Cinetel Films, 1993
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Julie Rogers, Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1980-1981
  • Rebecca, Hot Line, Cinemax, 1996
  • Midge Pinciotti, That '70s Show, Fox, 1998-2001
  • Pilots
  • Denise, Zuma Beach, NBC, 1978
  • Sally, Pleasure Cove, NBC, 1979
  • Carol, Waikiki, ABC, 1980
  • Officer Britt Blackwell, Ladies in Blue (broadcast as an episode of Vega$), ABC, 1980
  • Velda, Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer: Murder Me, Murder You (alsoknown as Murder Me, Murder You), CBS, 1983
  • Episodic
  • Officer Britt Blackwell, "Golden Gate Cop Killer," Vega$, ABC, 1980
  • Diane Dayton, "Green, But Not Jolly/Past Perfect Love/Instant Family," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • Miss Amanda Parsons, "Ghost Story/The Spoilers," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982
  • Julie Reardon, "Who Killed Nick Hazard?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1994
  • Callie Callahan, "Till Death Do Us Part," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1996
  • Rhonda Fogel, "Girl on the Run," High Tide, syndicated, 1997
  • Inside TV Land, TV Land, 2000
  • The Test, FX, 2001
  • Guest, Pajama Party, Oxygen Network, 2000
  • "Mike & Liz & Chau & Jordan," Off Centre, The WB, 2002
  • Other
  • Herself, Favorite Deadly Sins (movie; also known as National Lampoon's Favorite Deadly Sins), Showtime, 1995
  • Investigating Tarzan (special), AMC, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Antigone and Picnic, both New York City productions; also appeared at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Regan Madsen, The Pandora Directive, Access Software, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Femme Fatales, May-June, 2001, pp. 38-39
    • People Weekly, December 4, 1995, p. 40
    • TV Guide, October 28, 2000, pp. 22-28

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