Comedic actress Georgia Engel, a five-time Emmy nominee from her years on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Everybody Loves Raymond, has died at the age of 70. Engel passed away on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, according to The New York Times. No cause of death has been revealed. Famous for her helium-high voice and […]
As the old saying goes, behind every successful TV character, you’ll find a woman. Okay, so we’re paraphrasing. And yes, “every” might be a stretch, but over the last 60 years the television industry has benefitted tremendously from a series of brilliant, groundbreaking women both on camera and behind the scenes. In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Yahoo TV salutes 8 women who changed television
Dr. S. Robert Levine is mourning the loss of his wife of more than 33 years, Mary Tyler Moore, but he is finding hope in the assurance that her light and legacy will live on forever. Several of the TV legend’s friends and loved ones spoke with People for this week’s cover story, including New York-based cardiologist Levine, who remembers the actress, mother and Mary Tyler Moore Show leading lady. For more on Moore’s life, watch the full episode of People Cover Story: Mary Tyler Moore, available now on the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN) and at People.com/marytylermoore.
Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved actress and activist, died on Wednesday from cardiopulmonary arrest. According to the death certificate, obtained by TMZ, Moore was having severe heath issues due to aspiration pneumonia, hypoxia and diabetes mellitus. After having trouble getting oxygen into her tissues, the actress went into cardiac arrest.
Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved actress and activist who broke ground with her eponymous television show, was laid to rest at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Fairfield, Connecticut, on Sunday, according to the Connecticut Post. About 50 of the sitcom icon’s family and friends reportedly gathered for a private ceremony. The funeral reportedly started around 11 a.m., as mourners first gathered in a small, white chapel before Moore’s body was buried.
On Jan. 25, legendary actor Mary Tyler Moore passed away at the age of 80. While she’ll be remembered first as a television star, Moore was no less talented when appearing in film. To honor her memory, here are three Mary Tyler Moore movies you can stream right now.
Mary Tyler Moore visited her TV home in 1996. The iconic Mary Richards hung the hat that she threw in the air at the beginning of every episode at an apartment in Minneapolis. The Mary Tyler Moore Show filmed the exteriors of that location at a house that happens to be on the market, just as fans mourn Wednesday’s death of the show’s star, Mary Tyler Moore. Mary Tyler Moore’s TV residence is located in Minneapolis.
Candice Bergen stopped by the "Today" show and paid her respects to Mary Tyler Moore, who died Wednesday. Bergen credited the legendary actress with doing so much more than entertaining millions of people for decades, she credits her with paving the way for women not just in entertainment but in all walks of life.
On Wednesday, the world said goodbye to The Mary Tyler Moore Show star when she passed away at the age of 80. “Last week, to prepare me, I was kindly warned by Mary Tyler Moore’s dear husband, Dr. Robert Levine, that she was in the very last stages of life,” Harper, who played Moore’s best friend and upstairs neighbor Rhoda Morgenstern on the comedic series, told PEOPLE.
Some 56 years ago, Carl Reiner created The Dick Van Dyke Show and launched the career of the titular star and his on-screen wife, Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 80.
“You’re gonna make it after all!” Those six words — and the accompanying carefree beret toss — helped make the opening of The Mary Tyler Moore Show one of the most memorable sequences in TV history. Filmed in downtown Minneapolis, the sequence and signature hat toss were the vision of 39-year-old director Reza Badiyi. This excerpt from Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s bestseller Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted takes us behind the scenes of that chilly February day, when TV history was made.
Mary Tyler Moore puts her arm around her son, Richard Meeker Jr., in 1968. 1980 was turning out to be a really good year for Mary Tyler Moore. The iconic TV actress, beloved for her roles in The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, was receiving huge buzz for one of her most daring parts to date, in the film Ordinary People.
Bob Newhart has the utmost respect for late actress Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 80. Although the Emmy-winning star faced numerous physical and emotional battles throughout her life — including diabetes, alcoholism and the death of her son — fellow actor Newhart, 87, remembers the Mary Tyler Moore show leading lady as only being cheerful and positive.
Following her turn on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” Moore portrayed a single woman navigating her career and friendships first and then her love life, at a time when that just wasn’t done, on the long-running “Mary Tyler Moore Show” in 1970.
"Just to watch her grow was such a thrill for me. She left an imprint on television comedy."
Mary Tyler Moore testifies at a Senate hearing for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in 2009 on the need for federal funding for Type 1 diabetes research. Moore was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 33. While typically described as juvenile diabetes, type 1 can affect children and adults at any time.
Actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80, on Jan. 25, in Greenwich, Conn. Moore played Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966 and Mary Richards on The Mary Tyler Moore Show from 1970 to 1977. Moore’s groundbreaking role as single, independent woman on The Mary Tyler Moore Show elevated her to feminist icon status.
Mary Tyler Moore made Oprah cry when she surprised her in 1997. As celebrities react to the passing of TV legend Mary Tyler Moore, we can’t help but recall her influence on another TV queen: Oprah Winfrey. On The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1997, the talk show host paid tribute to the Mary Tyler Moore Show star during an episode on her “favorite celebrity women,” saying that not only was she “inspired by her” when she was breaking into the TV business as a newswoman in the ’70s, but that Oprah “wanted to be Mary.
Mary Tyler Moore, who played the ultimate career girl in her eponymous television show and was Hollywood’s girl next door, died on Wednesday at the age of 80 — and Hollywood is already feeling the loss. Celebrities have been posting tributes to the TV icon from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, who passed away at a Connecticut hospital after being on a respirator for more than a week. Robert Redford, who worked with Moore on Ordinary People, for which she was nominated for an Oscar, released the following statement: “Mary’s energy, spirit and talent created a new bright spot in the television landscape and she will be very much missed.
Mary Tyler Moore — who died Wednesday at the age of 80 — was one of television’s greatest stars. An unforgettable comedic actress, Moore routinely stole the show as the wife of Dick Van Dyke’s variety-show writer character on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (1961-1966). She rose to even greater fame courtesy of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show“ (1970-1977), which provided her with the finest showcase of her career as the small screen’s first single career woman. While Moore is best remembered for her roles on TV, she also turned in some great work on the big screen over the years. ...
Mary Tyler Moore, whose touchstone of a 1970s sitcom ushered in a new era for women on and off camera, died Jan. 25 following a long battle with diabetes. She was 80. After achieving fame on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Moore won four Primetime Emmys for her work as the spunky and unrepentantly single TV news producer on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which ran from 1970 to 1977. She later earned an Oscar nomination as the icy mother in Ordinary People and co-founded the influential production company behind iconic series such as The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart, Hill Street Blues, and St.
Actress Mary Tyler Moore died Wednesday at a hospital near her Connecticut home, her family said. She was 80. Tributes are pouring in for the beloved television and film star best known for her roles on The Dick Van Dyke Show and Mary Tyler Moore Show. Yahoo News editors are collecting just some of the remembrances from around the web in the live blog below:
Mary Tyler Moore, who died on Wednesday, gave audiences something they didn’t know they wanted — that they needed. Before Moore gave us Mary Richards on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, we had never seen so complex — so three-dimensional — a woman on a sitcom. Moore is one of the key figures in television history.