Roberta Weiss
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Roberta Weiss
Roberta Weiss
Born (1961-11-15) November 15, 1961 (age 58)
Other namesRoberta Bizeau
Years active1979-1993
Roscoe Born (1994-2000)
Children1

Roberta Weiss (born November 15, 1961 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada[]) is a Canadian actress. She sometimes works professionally as Roberta Bizeau. Weiss played Flame Beaufort on NBC's soap opera Santa Barbara.

Career

Weiss enrolled in the Manitoba School of Theatre and Allied Arts at the age of 16, later moving to Toronto to study theatre arts at York University.[1][2] She gained national attention in Canada in an advertising campaign for Crispy Crunch.[3] In 1986 she starred in the movie High Stakes.[4] In 1988 Weiss appeared as a scantily-clad island girl in the controversial cult French sex-comedy film Mangeuses d'Hommes. She also played the lead in the controversial film How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired,[2] which Peter Rainier of the Los Angeles Times called "a flat parody."[5] Weiss played "incendiary con artist" Flame Beaufort on NBC's soap opera Santa Barbara from 1990 to 1991,[2] and later appeared in Family Passions, a soap opera produced in Canada with German funding.[6]

Personal life

Weiss married her Santa Barbara co-star Roscoe Born on September 30, 1994.[7]

References

  1. ^ Novakovich, Lilana (October 5, 1990). "Like Flame, Roberta wants it all". Toronto Star. p. B6.
  2. ^ a b c Spencer, Donna (October 19, 1991). "Actress grateful for Canadian roots". Calgary Herald. p. F4.
  3. ^ McKay, John (December 6, 1995). "Search on for new candybar couple". The Record. p. F7.
  4. ^ Salem, Rob; Zekas, Rita (March 21, 1986). "Bubbly and beefcake top this week's party menu". Toronto Star. p. D3.
  5. ^ Rainier, Peter (July 27, 1990). "Despite Hoopla, How to Make Love to a Negro a Flat Parody". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Masson, Charles (August 7, 1994). "Carrying a Torch for Flame". The Times-Picayune. p. T16.
  7. ^ Novakovich, Lilana (December 9, 1994). "Y&R actor shows concern for global matters". The Record. p. E7.

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