‘Bond girl’ and Charlie’s Angels star Tanya Roberts dies aged 65

Roberts played Roger Moore’s love interest in A View to a Kill and starred in a string of cult fantasy films as well as the hit TV series

Tanya Roberts, the glamorous actor who starred opposite Roger Moore in the 1985 Bond film A View to A Kill as well as taking over one of the principal roles in the final series of hit TV show Charlie’s Angels, has died aged 65. Her representative confirmed the news to the Hollywood Reporter, saying she had collapsed while walking near her home in Los Angeles.

In A View to a Kill, Roberts was given a substantial role as geologist Stacey Sutton, Bond’s principal love interest and a key ally in the battle against Christopher Walken’s villainous industrialist Max Zorin. By then she had already consolidated her on-screen appeal by appearing in the 1980-81 season of detective series Charlie’s Angels, taking over from Shelley Hack as one of the three title characters.

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