Mary Tyler Moore
|Died||January 25, 2017 (aged 80)|
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
|Cause of death||Cardiopulmonary arrest caused by type 1 diabetes 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[change | change source]
Moore was diagnosed with type 1 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.
TV work[change | change source]
- 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)
Movies[change | change source]
- 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)
References[change | change source]
- McDonald, Soraya Nadia (May 22, 2014). "Mary Tyler Moore's friends say diabetes has rendered her nearly blind". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 19, 2015.
- "Dick Van Dyke Opens Up About Mary Tyler Moore's Health". YouTube. October 2015.
- "Mary Tyler Moore in Grave Condition". TMZ.
- Wiseman, Lauren (January 25, 2017). "Mary Tyler Moore, TV and movie star, dies at 80". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.: Nash Holdings LLC. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mary Tyler Moore.|
- 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 Archived 2009-02-25 at the Wayback Machine
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show Online
- Take The Mary Tyler Moore Show Quiz
- Mary Tyler Moore at TV.com