Mary Tyler Moore “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”
The Brooklyn-born actress, one of the nation’s most beloved stars after her Emmy-winning turns as housewife Laura Petrie and single career woman Mary Richards, died Wednesday.
She just turned 80 on Dec. 29.
“Mary Tyler Moore passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” her longtime publicist Mara Buxbaum said in a statement. Continue Reading@ NY Daily News