- Tanya Roberts was a famous actress
- She starred in many films and series
- Learn more about her life and career in memoriam
That '70s Show's "Midge" was considered to be the hot mom of the comedy series! Played by actress Tanya Roberts, she portrayed the ditzy mother of "Donna" aka Laura Prepon! Did you know she was once an angel of Charlie? Find out more about That '70s Show "Midge's" career.
That '70s Show "Midge": Tanya Roberts Career
"Midge" was in the series from 1998-2004! While she was a success on the sitcom, she had actually discovered fame early on. Born on October 15, 1955, in the Bronx, New York, Roberts subsequently moved to be with her mother and dropped out of high school at the age of 15. She already started working on her portfolio to be a model!
As she started appearing in more commercials and advertisements, Roberts eventually got her first film role in 1975's Forced Entry. By 1980, Roberts was chosen out of 2,000 candidates to replace Shelley Hack in the TV series Charlie's Angels!
After her time portraying "Julie Rogers" in the famous crime franchise, she went on to star in The Beastmaster, Sheena, and A View to Kill. The James Bond film is one of her most well-known works, as she starred alongside the incredible Roger Moore and Grace Jones!
Roberts hadn't been in any featured works since appearing in 2005's Barbershop sitcom.
In her personal life, Tanya was married to Barry Roberts from 1974 until his passing in 2006. She met him while waiting in line for a movie... and even proposed to him in a subway station!
That '70s Show's "Midge" sadly and suddenly passed away at the age of 65 on January 4, 2021. According to TMZ, Tanya collapsed suddenly after walking her dogs. She was then hospitalized and put on a ventilator until she passed away at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. She was only 65-years-old. She will be greatly missed!