Tanya Roberts died of a urinary tract infection that spread to her organs, her agent confirmed.
Bond Girl died at the age of 65 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles on January 4, just 24 hours after Mike Fingel accidentally announced his death.
The actress’s agent Pingel now issued an additional statement explaining that Tanya’s death was caused by complications she had.
“With a heavy heart, you can confirm the death of Tanya Roberts, 65, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, around 9:30 pm on January 4, 2021.”
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Her representative said: “Her 18-year domestic partner, Lance O’Brien, got a call from home last night confirming her death from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
“The cause of Roberts’ death was a urinary tract infection that spread to the kidneys, gallbladder, liver, and bloodstream.
“Today, on January 5th, 2021 at 10am Pacific Time, O’Brien picked up Roberts’ personal belongings at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.”
He continued, “Robert was an animal rights activist. They are asking to donate to ASPCA in Roberts name instead of flowers.
“An online memorial for Tanya Roberts will be announced soon. The family mourns her death and demands privacy.”
Tanya fell down on Christmas Eve after saying that she had worn a respirator because she was unwell and in poor health.
Lance believed that Tanya passed away on Sunday, and is said to have “didn’t get out of the hospital and talk to the medical staff.”
Then he contacted her agent Mike, who had sent a press release to announce her death. But at the turn of the odd case, Lance received a hospital call confirming she was still alive while filming an interview for the Inside Edition.
The video clip showed his shocked face. “Are you saying she’s alive now?”
Talking to the interviewer, Lance kept weeping. “The hospital is telling me that she is alive. They are calling me from the ICU team.”
To explain the confusion, Lance told The Sun: “I turn around and she is completely cold.
“I thought so, but she thought she wouldn’t recover. So when I got down the elevator I was distracted, lost and totally confused. There was no one to guide me. I called her publicist Mike Pingel on the phone He said he said goodbye to Tanya.
Tanya is best known for starring as Bond Girl Stacey Sutton with Roger Moore in A View To Kill.
Her career has been over 30 years and she appeared in the final season of Charlie’s Angels in 1980 and posed for Playboy.