Charlie’s Angel and Bond woman useless at 65

Most notably, she was a Bond female, participating in a geologist threatened by a microchip-monopolist madman (Christopher Walken) in A View to a Get rid of (1985), Roger Moore’s past visual appeal as Agent 007.

Roberts also appeared in The Beastmaster (1982), a fantasy movie. And she performed the title part in Sheena (1984), a highly publicised experience movie inspired by a queen-of-the-jungle comic book character. Sheena, a feminine Tarzan form, wore skimpy fur outfits with décolletage, rode a zebra, talked to animals and condition-shifted. The movie flopped at the box office and Roberts commenced fading from public check out.

She was born Victoria Leigh Blum in the Bronx in 1955, the second of two daughters of Oscar Maximilian Blum, a fountain pen salesman, and Dorothy Leigh (Smith) Blum. She invested her childhood in the Bronx and lived briefly in Canada following her parents’ divorce. She started her vocation by operating absent from household to come to be a product when she was 15.

Back again in New York, she analyzed acting, appeared in some Off Broadway productions and labored as a design and a dance teacher to make ends meet. Her modelling career involved get the job done for Clairol and Ultra-Brite toothpaste. She made her screen debut in the horror thriller The Last Victim (1976), about a serial rapist-murderer.

Right after Charlie’s Angels, Roberts acted in the two television and movies. She was a teenager when she married in 1971 but the union was quickly annulled at the insistence of her new mom-in-law. In 1974, she satisfied Barry Roberts, a psychology college student, though the two ended up standing in line at a movie theatre. They married that 12 months. Mr Roberts turned a screenwriter and died in 2006 at 60.