Tanya Roberts received a touching tribute from her “Charlie’s Angels” co-star Jaclyn Smith.
Roberts died Monday night while hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
The star’s death was mistakenly reported a day earlier, when her rep told multiple media outlets that she died while still alive.
With Roberts passing, Smith shared a touching post in remembrance of her co-star with a return photo of herself with Roberts and co-star Cheryl Ladd on Instagram Tuesday.
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The ‘Charlie’s Angels’ star, 75, wrote, “Tanya joined CharliesAngels for the final season, shutting it down as originally planned with a redhead, brunette and blonde,” the actress recalls in the caption. “She has brought joy to so many people and has had a career spanning decades. ”
She concluded: “Goodbye angel, rest in peace. ”
Smith played the role of Kelly Garrett in all five seasons of “Charlie’s Angels,” which ran from 1976 to 1981.
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Roberts joined the series in its final season as Julie Rogers, with a total of 16 episodes alongside Smith and Ladd, per IMDb.
Roberts’ longtime partner Lance O’Brien told Fox News on Tuesday that Roberts died Monday evening after being hospitalized with complications from a urinary tract infection (UTI) which he said had occurred. spread to the kidneys, liver and gallbladder before it “gets into his blood.” ”
The actress also starred alongside Roger Moore as a Bond girl in the 1985 film, “A View to a Kill”. Roberts played Stacey Sutton, an American geologist who becomes the target of antagonist Max Zorin, played by veteran actor Christopher Walken. The film was the last time Moore played the iconic spy.
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However, Roberts was perhaps best known for her role as Midge Pinciotti, Donna Pinciotti’s mother on the hit sitcom “That ’70s Show”. The character was known to annoy her teenage daughter and husband with her hilariously naive temper, often bringing moments of levity to their often dramatic home.
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She left the Fox sitcom in 2001 to care for her terminally ill husband, but briefly reprized her role in 2004.
Fox News’s Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report