Actress and model Tanya Roberts has died at age 65 after her publicist mistakenly pronounced her dead earlier this week.

The James Bond actress and “That ‘70s Show” star died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, her partner, Lance O’Brien, confirmed to the New York Times on Tuesday.

After falsely reporting that Roberts had died earlier on Monday, the actress’ publicist, Mike Pingel, corrected the mistake, confirming to the Associated Press that she was alive and in “dire” condition as of late Monday morning.

The premature death announcement resulted from a conversation between Pingel and O’Brien, who told the former that his partner seemed to “slip away” as he held her in the hospital Sunday. Multiple media outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, published the Associated Press’ obituary Monday.

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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