Tributes have poured in after Bond star Tanya Roberts ‘ Instagram shared touching final messages before her death.
The death of the star was announced on Sunday (January 3) by friend and agent Mike Pingel, after the actress was previously admitted to hospital on Christmas Eve following a collapse.
No cause of death has been given but it was confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter that it was not related to Covid-19.
Tanya had been receiving treatment at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre following her collapse.
At the weekend Tanya’s Instagram account shared her final post which wished her followers a Happy New Year and had a sweet and considerate message.
The actress’ account posted an image of her Bond lady Stacey Sutton in the shower for a steamy scene with Roger Moore’s James Bond, marked with the 007 logo and the film title A View to a Kill.
In a previous post to mark the New Year, Tanya’s acciunt had also shared an image saying Happy New Year 2021 with a vintage image of herself.
Tanya’s followers flooded the posts with comments wishing her peace.
One fan penned: “Rest In Peace, Tanya. You were amazing. This world is gonna miss you. [broken-heart emoji]”.
Another commented: “Her final posts here were so upbeat. Rest well, Tanya. [crying emoji”.
“Goodbye, Tanya, and thanks for so many good movies and TV series,” replied another on the post. “We will always remember you.”
Meanwhile, another opined: “So kind. So unforgettable. Sending love to the other side.”
Finally, one grieving Tanya Roberts fan concluded:
“I can’t believe the awful news I’m waking up to [crying emoji] so so saddened and shocked. God bless and rest in peace. Condolences to family and friends [broken-heart emoji]”.
Speaking to THR, Tanya’s friend Pingel revealed that she was not ill prior to her death.
Pingel said” “I’m devastated. She was brilliant and beautiful and I feel like a light has been taken away. To say she was an angel would be at the top of the list.
“She was the sweetest person you’d ever meet and had a huge heart.”
Aside from her role as the leading lady of A View to a Kill, Roberts also had roles in Charlie’s Angels, The Beastmaster Body Slam and Sheena: Queen of the Jungle.
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