Her rep confirmed to TMZ that the star handed away Sunday, Jan. 3 after she collapsed in her residence on Dec. 24 following a stroll together with her canine. She was hospitalized and positioned on a ventilator however didn’t get well from the well being situation that was not associated to the coronavirus, in keeping with her crew.
Tanya, née Victoria Leigh Blum, starred as Bond woman Stacey Sutton reverse Roger Moore‘s 007 within the 1985 flick A View to a Kill.
She appeared in numerous campy style movies and comedies all through the late Seventies and Eighties, together with 1979’s Racquet, 1982’s The Beastmaster, 1984’s Sheena: Queen of the Jungle and 1986’s Physique Slam.
She is maybe greatest recognized for her function on That ’70s Present as Midge Pinciotti, mother to Laura Prepon‘s character Donna. Midge was written out of the present in 2001 after the third season, and Tanya later defined that she left to look after her husband Barry Roberts, who had fallen unwell. The actress returned within the function as a recurring character within the sixth and seventh seasons.