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Bond girl and Charlie’s Angels star is still alive – despite agent earlier saying she had died

Bond girl Tanya Roberts is still alive, her agent has said, after he was earlier quoted as saying she had died. 

The 65-year-old actress had been in hospital after collapsing at her home in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve, her agent Mike Pingel said.

Celebrity gossip website TMZ previously quoted Mr Pingel as saying Roberts had died, and also had quotes from her husband.

Actress Tanya Roberts poses on the purple carpet during the unveiling of the 3121 nightclub at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada November 8, 2006. Prince will perform at the club on Friday and Saturday nights beginning November 10. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES)
Image: The actress was earlier reported to have died after collapsing at home on Christmas Eve

Tanya Roberts stars as Kiri in the adventure movie "The Beastmaster," Dec. 16, 1981. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)
Image: Roberts starred as Kiri in the adventure movie The Beastmaster in 1981. Pic: AP Photo/Wally Fong

The agent had also posted a photo of the pair together on his Instagram page, writing: “Devastated.”

Roberts’ apparent death was widely reported and tributes had been paid to the star on social media, including from James Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

But Mr Pingel has now told the PA news agency Roberts was still alive at 10am local time on Monday and the family was awaiting further news from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre.

However, he added “it does not look good”.

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Roberts is best known for her roles in Charlie’s Angels and That ’70s show, along with her turn as Bond girl Stacey Sutton opposite Roger Moore in A View To A Kill.

Actress Tanya Roberts with her agent and friend Mike Pingel
Image: Pictured with her publicist and friend Mike Pingel

Actor Roger Moore, right, poses with Tanya Roberts, Aug. 17, 1984. (AP Photo/Alexis D.)   Photo Details ID:	8408170291 Submission Date:	Feb 12, 2009 9:50PM (GMT 21:50) Creation Date:	Aug 17, 1984 9:00AM (GMT 08:00)
Image: Roberts played Stacey Sutton alongside Moore’s James Bond

She also played Midge Pinciotti in That ’70s Show, alongside Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, from 1998 to 2004, and became a Charlie’s Angel in 1980 with Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd, playing Julie Rogers in the final season of the hit show.

Several other Bond stars died in 2020, including Honor Blackman and Diana Rigg – aka Pussy Galore and Tracy Bond – along with the original 007 himself, Sean Connery.

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