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COMIC LEGEND LOST Iconic TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dead at 80

FOX News

Sitcom sweetheart Mary Tyler Moore, who gained fame playing winsome television producer Mary Richards on the popular 1970s television series "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and broke new ground as an independent career-woman in a leading role, died on Wednesday. "Today, beloved icon, 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 rep Mara Buxbaum said in a statement. "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." Although her name was most frequently associated with television, Moore also acted in theater and films, winning a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her role as an icy mother in 1980's "Ordinary People." Off camera, she was known as a longtime animal rights champion and a spokesperson for diabetes issues after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, a life-threatening illness, when she was 33.


Who Gets Mary Tyler Moore's Money? After Death 'Ordinary People' Actress' Net Worth, Estate Now Up For Grabs

International Business Times

The death of legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore on Wednesday has given way to questions about her financial assets. During her lifetime, she appeared in a number of shows and movies, amassing quite a bit of wealth. Now that the actress has died, many can't help but wonder what will happen to that fortune. The Richest estimates that Moore was worth a whopping $60 million. At the time of her death she was married to Robert Levine, with whom she tied the knot in 1983.


What Is Mary Tyler Moore's Cause Of Death? Hospitalized Actress With Failing Health Dies At 80

International Business Times

Iconic television actress Mary Tyler Moore died in a Connecticut hospital Wednesday surrounded by her family and friends. She was 80 years old. Her longtime publicist, Mara Buxbaum, issued a statement to TMZ Wednesday after the star's sad death. "Today, beloved icon, 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," it said. "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."


US actress Mary Tyler Moore dies aged 80

BBC News

Emmy award-winning US actress Mary Tyler Moore has died aged 80, her publicist says. She was best known for her television roles in the 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show and the eponymous The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 1970s. She was also nominated for a best actress Oscar in 1980 for the film Ordinary People. Mara Buxbaum said in a statement she died in the company of friends and her husband, Dr S. Robert Levine. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Moore moved to Los Angeles when she was eight years old and started her career in show business as a dancer aged 17.


Actress Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80, publicist says

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV's beloved "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday, said her publicist, Mara Buxbaum. She was 80.