Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017) was an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a single woman working as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother. Her film work includes 1967's Thoroughly Modern Millie and 1980's Ordinary People, in which she played a role that was very different from the television characters she had portrayed, and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
|Full name at birth||
Mary Tyler Moore
|Claim to fame||
The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
|Date of birth||
29 December 1936
|Place of birth||
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York, USA
|Date of death||
25 January 2017
|Place of death||
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
|Cause of death||
Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Connecticut
Actress, Dancer, Author, and Producer
5' 7" (170 cm)
127 lbs (57.6 kg)
Immaculate Heart High School
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