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Mary Tyler Moore

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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Residence: Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 December 1936
Sigh: Capricorn
Died On: January 25, 2017
Height: 1.7 m

Mary Tyler Moore was bornon 29 December 1936 in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States, American, is Actress. Mary Tyler Moore was one of the most popular actresses in the history of television. She started out in commercials, and made her film debut in X-15. She became popular with her role in ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ in 1961. As Laura Petrie, she demonstrated her talent for domestic comedy, and won Emmys for her work on the series. She made a few movies, including ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ and ‘Change of Habit’ and then returned to television work in The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Audiences identified with her portrayal of Mary Richards, a single 30-something woman in the working world. The comedy show followed Mary's personal and professional life as she worked at a television news department. Moore and her second husband Grant Tinker created and produced the series through their company MTM Enterprises. She made several attempts to regain her popularity, but none of her new shows caught on with television audiences. She did, however, continue to have success in other acting endeavors and won a Tony Award for her performance of ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’ on Broadway. She also received an Academy Award nomination for ‘Ordinary People’ that same year. In addition to her acting, she also devoted much of her time to the American Diabetes Association.


$60 Million


She died of cardiopulmonary arrest on January 25, 2017, at the age of 80


In 2007, JDRF created the Forever Moore, a research initiative to support JDRF's Academic Research and Development by translating basic research advances into new treatments and technologies for those living with type 1 Diabetes


Between 2001 and 2005, she guest starred on ‘The Ellen Show’, ‘That 70s Show’ and ‘Hot in Cleveland’ and in between reunited with cast mates for ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited’


Her third marriage was to Robert Levine on November 23, 1983 and the marriage lasted till her death


The marriage lasted for 19 years and the divorced in 1981


In Robert Redford’s 1980 directorial debut ‘Ordinary People’, a critical and commercial successful film, she starred with Donald Sutherland, about a family’s disintegration, following the death of a son in a boating accident


Two unsuccessful series followed- Mary, in 1978, featured David Letterman, Michael Keaton, Swoosie Kurtz and Dick Shawn and a one-off musical/variety special titled, Mary's Incredible Dream, which featured John Ritter


‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’, which aired from 1970 to 1977, is "one of the most acclaimed television programs ever produced


In 1969, she starred opposite Elvis Presley in ‘Change of Habit’, a 1969 musical drama film about three Catholic nuns, and a doctor who falls in love with one of the nuns


She played Miss Dorothy Brown in ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’, a 1967 musical film starring Julie Andrews about a naive young woman’s adventures when she sets her sights on marrying her wealthy boss


Her second marriage was to Grant Tinker, then a CBS executive, in 1962


Between 1961 and 1966, in The Dick Van Dyke Show, Moore’s energetic comic performances as Van Dyke's character's wife, made her signature tight Capri pants and herself internationally famous


In 1960, she guest-starred in two episodes of the William Bendix-Doug McClure NBC western series, ‘Overland Trail’ and also appeared in the first episode of NBC's sitcom, ‘The Tab Hunter Show’


In her first regular television role, she played a mysterious and glamorous telephone receptionist in the detective drama, ‘Richard Diamond, Private Detective’ that aired from 1957 to 1960


Her first marriage was to Richard Carleton Meeker, at the age of 18, in 1955


She starred as Happy Hotpoint, a tiny elf dancing on Hotpoint appliances in TV commercials during the 1950s series Ozzie and Harriet, her first job


Mary Tyler Moore was born on December 29, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, to George Tyler Moore, a clerk, and Marjorie

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