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Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Moore at Broadway Barks, 2011
|Born||December 29, 1936|
|Died||January 25, 2017 (aged 80)|
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
|Cause of death||Cardiopulmonary arrest caused by diabetic-related pneumonia|
|Known for||Acting roles:|
Beth Jarrett in Ordinary People
Laura Petrie in The Dick Van Dyke Show, "Rob Petrie USMC"
Mary Richards in The Mary Tyler Moore Show
|Spouse(s)||Robert Levine (1983-2017; her deaths)|
Grant Tinker (1962-1981)
Dick Meeker (1955-1961)
|Children||Richard Meeker Jr. (deceased)|
|Awards||Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Miniseries or a Movie|
1993 Stolen Babies
eight other Emmy Awards
Tony Awards: Special Award
1980 Whose Life is it Anyway?
She is famous for The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), where she played the role of Mary Richards, a single woman who worked as a news producer at WJM-TV in Minneapolis, and for her role as Laura Petrie, wife of television comedy writer Rob Petrie (played by Dick Van Dyke) on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966).
Health and death
Moore was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when she was 33. In 2011, she had brain surgery to remove a brain tumor. In 2014 friends reported that she had heart and kidney problems and was nearly blind. In October 2015, Moore's former co-star Dick Van Dyke said on an episode of Larry King Now that Moore was in poor health and unable to communicate.
In January 2017, she was hospitalized from a diabetic-related condition. Her condition worsened and was placed on a respirator the previous week. She died on January 25, 2017 in Greenwich, Connecticut from cardiopulmonary arrest caused by diabetic-related pneumonia, aged 80.
- Richard Diamond, Private Detective (cast member in 1959)
- The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966)
- Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977)
- Mary (1978) (cancelled after three episodes)
- First, You Cry (1978)
- The Mary Tyler Moore Hour (1979) (canceled after three months)
- Heartsounds (1984)
- Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
- Mary (1985-1986)
- Lincoln (1988)
- Annie McGuire (1988) (canceled after two months)
- The Last Best Year (1990)
- Thanksgiving Day (TV series) (1990)
- Stolen Babies (1993)
- New York News (1995) (canceled after two months)
- Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden (1996)
- Payback (1997)
- Good as Gold (2000)
- Mary and Rhoda (2000) (also executive producer)
- Like Mother, Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Gimes (2001) (also executive producer)
- Miss Lettie and Me (2002)
- The Gin Game (2003)
- Blessings (TV movie) (2003)
- The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004)
- That 70's Show (2006)
- X-15 (1961)
- Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
- What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
- Don't Just Stand There! (1968)
- Run a Crooked Mile (1969) (TV)
- Change of Habit (1969)
- Ordinary People (1980)
- Six Weeks (1982)
- Just Between Friends (1986)
- Flirting with Disaster (1996)
- The Blue Arrow (1996) (voice)
- Keys to Tulsa (1997)
- Reno Finds Her Mom (1998) (documentary)
- Labor Pains (2000)
- Cheats (2002)
- Against The Current (2009)
- McDonald, Soraya Nadia (May 22, 2014). Mary Tyler Moore's friends say diabetes has rendered her nearly blind. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/05/22/mary-tyler-moores-friends-say-diabetes-has-rendered-her-nearly-blind/. Retrieved May 19, 2015.
- "Dick Van Dyke Opens Up About Mary Tyler Moore's Health". October 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5ZYQ9Wjh08.
- "Mary Tyler Moore in Grave Condition". https://www.tmz.com/2017/01/25/mary-tyler-moore-grave-condition/.
- Wiseman, Lauren (January 25, 2017). "Mary Tyler Moore, TV and movie star, dies at 80". The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.: Nash Holdings LLC). https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/mary-tyler-moore-tv-and-movie-star-dies-at-80/2017/01/25/4fdb3902-e32d-11e6-a547-5fb9411d332c_story.html?pushid=breaking-news_1485373593&tid=notifi_push_breaking-news&utm_term=.004ccad95ffd. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
- Mary Tyler Moore Pictures
- Mary Tyler Moore at the Internet Broadway Database
- Mary Tyler Moore on IMDb
- Mary Tyler Moore at the Notable Names Database
- Mary Tyler Moore at the TCM Movie Database
- The Museum of Broadcast Communications biography of Moore
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show Online
- Take The Mary Tyler Moore Show Quiz
- Mary Tyler Moore at TV.com