Mary Tyler Moore

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Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore 1993.jpg
Mary Tyler Moore at the 45th Emmy Awards Governor's Ball, September 19, 1993.
Born December 29, 1936 (1936-12-29) (age 79)
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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-present)
Grant Tinker (1962-1981)
Dick Meeker (1955-1961)
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?

Mary Tyler Moore (born December 29, 1936) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian.

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), and its spinoff series Rob Petrie USMC (1964-1969).

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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 has heart and kidney problems and is nearly blind.[1] 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.[2]

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