Mary Tyler Moore's Greatest Quotes…


Mary Tyler Moore was pronounced dead at the age of 80 due to multiple health problems, including diabetes. The Brooklyn-born beauty could’ve easily walked through a lucrative career playing the doting wives of leading men — but her incredible charisma and unmatched comic sensibilities made her the undeniable star of her first hit series, The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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Emmy Awards and her own groundbreaking The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-77) came next, followed by an Oscar nomination for her playing-against-type icy performance in 1980’s Ordinary People. And who could forget her hilarious, graphic sex scene with George Segal in 1996’s’ Flirting With Disaster?

Her longtime representative Mara Buxbaum, put out this heartfelt statement, summarizing how many felt about the iconic star: “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.”