Tanya Roberts: This Was Her Late Husband Barry Roberts

Tanya Roberts: This was her husband Barry Roberts
November 24, 2019 - 20:30 / Sarah Schulz

Tanya Roberts was an icon in the 1980's! She is best known for her roles in Charlie's Angels and A View to a Kill. She was married for over 30 years to Barry Roberts. Let's find out more about him shall we? 

Tanya Roberts was an incredibly successful actress in her time. She has starring roles in many television series and movies and rose to fame in the 1980's. She is best-known for her roles in the final season of Charlie's Angels as "Julie Rogers" in 1980, The Beastmaster (1982), A View to a Kill (1985) and as "Midge Pinciotti" on That 70's Show from 1998 to 2004. 

Tanya Roberts and her husband Barry Roberts

This is how Tanya Roberts met her husband Barry

She was born on October 15th, 1955 in the Bronx, New York City. She lived in Toronto, Canada for several years and started to put together a modelling portfolio by age 15. When she moved back to New York to be as fashion and cover model, she met the psychology student Barry Roberts while waiting in line for a movie. Tanya was the one who proposed to Barry in a subway station and they married in 1974.

Tanya Roberts and her husband Barry Roberts

Tanya and Barry Roberts: Together until his death 

Barry Roberts pursued a career as a screenwriter while Tanya studied at the Actors Studio. Barry was born on April 3, 1946 in New York City and was best known for his role and writing credits in Legal Tender (1991). Tanya and Barry were married until Barry's death on June 15th, 2006. He was only 60 years old and had a four year battle with encephalitis. The couple had no children together.