Tanya Roberts: THIS Is Her Birth Name

THIS is actress Tanya Roberts' birth name
December 1, 2019 - 10:25 / Sarah Schulz

Tanya Roberts found fame in the 1980's when she starred on Charlie's Angels for two years. The actress actually uses a stage name! Find out what her birth name is here... 

The talented Tanya Roberts' first role was in the 1975 film Forced Entry where she played the role of "Nancy Ulman." Her fame only continued to grow from there with starring roles in films like The Beastmaster (1982), A View to a Kill (1985), Night Eyes (1990), and Sins of Desire (1993) and television roles in Charlie's Angles, Hot Line (1994-1996) and That 70's Show (1998-2004).

Tanya Roberts: This was her husband Barry Roberts

Tanya Roberts: Her birth name

Tanya Roberts was born on October 15th, 1955 in The Bronx, New York City. However, the successful actress wasn't born as Tanya Roberts. Her birth name is actually Victoria Leigh Blum and Tanya Roberts is her stage name.

Tanya Roberts arrives for the unveiling of music artist Prince's 3121 live entertainment venue at the Rio Hotel & Casino November 8, 2006

Why did Tanya Roberts change her name? 

Roberts moved to New York after living in Toronto with her mother for a few years. There, she started formulating a photo portfolio and planning on having a career in modeling. She met her husband, Barry Roberts while in line for a movie and they got married in 1974. Roberts then began to study at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen. That is when she decided to change her named to Tanya Roberts and thus a star was born.