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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Actress Mary Tyler Moore Has Died At Age 80

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Mary Tyler Moore, who will forever be known to a generation as the woman who could "turn the world on with her smile," died Wednesday in a Connecticut hospital. She was 80.
Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV's beloved "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" died Wednesday with her husband and friends nearby, her publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said. Mary Tyler Moore: Some of Her Memorable Roles
Moore gained fame in the 1960s as the frazzled wife Laura Petrie on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." In the 1970s, she created one of TV's first career-woman sitcom heroines in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
She won seven Emmy awards over the years and was nominated for an Oscar for her 1980 portrayal of an affluent mother whose son is accidentally killed in "Ordinary People."
She had battled diabetes for many years. In 2011, she underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor on the lining of her brain.

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