Tanya Roberts was born in New York City on October 15th, 1955. She lived in Toronto for a few years as a child, then left high school to hike across the United States. She became a fashion model, then attended acting classes in order to break into acting roles.
Her first roles were in television commercials. She gained a few small off-Broadway theatre roles, then after marrying a beginning screenwriter moved with her husband to Los Angeles to further their careers. She had a long career in B-movies as well as television shows like Charlie’s Angels.
She now lives in Hollywood Hills, California.
Tanya has starred in these films:
Forced Entry (1975) as Nancy Ulman
The Yum Yum Girls (1976) as April
Fingers (1978) as Julie
Tourist Trap (1979) as Becky
The Beastmaster (1982) as Kiri
Hearts and Armour (1983) as Angelica
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1984) as Sheena
A View to a Kill (1985) as Stacey Sutton
Body Slam (1986) as Candace Vandervagen
Purgatory (1988) as Carly Arnold
Night Eyes (1990) as Nikki
Inner Sanctum (1991) as Lynn Foster
Sins of Desire (1993) as Kay Egan
Deep Down (1994) as Charlotte