Victoria Leigh Blum, professionally known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is a voice actress on The Angry Beavers.

Early life

Roberts was born in 1955 in the Bronx, New York City, the second child of her father, of Irish descent, and a Jewish mother. She has one older sister, Barbara.[1] Roberts' father supported their family on a modest income, working as a fountain pen salesman in Manhattan.[2] Roberts and her sister were raised in the central Bronx.[3]

She relocated from New York with her mother to live in Toronto for several years, where she started formulating a photo portfolio and laying plans for a career. At age 15, she left high school and lived for a while hitch-hiking across the United States. She eventually returned to New York City and became a fashion and cover model. After meeting psychology student Barry Roberts (while waiting in line for a movie), she proposed to him in a subway station and they were soon married.[2] While Barry pursued a career as a screenwriter, she began to study at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen under the name Tanya Roberts.

Personal life

Roberts was married to husband Barry Roberts from 1974 until his death in 2006.[4] Roberts resides in Hollywood Hills, California.[4]

Characters portrayed

  • Marsha


  1. Greenfield, Robert (2006). Timothy Leary: A Biography. Harcourt. p. 534. ISBN 978-0151005000.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lague, Louise (1984-09-10). "Critics Call Her Sheena, Shame of the Jungle, but Tanya Roberts Won't Take It Lying Down". People.
  3. "Profile at".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Staff (2015-03-08). "Tanya Roberts Gets Back to Nature in Her Beautiful Hollywood Hills Home". Closer Weekly.

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