Today reps of the television icon Mary Tyler Moore confirmed that the actress has passed away at the age of 80 years old. She passed away in a Connecticut hospital today following reports that she had been hospitalized.
Mary Tyler Moore’s longtime rep Mara Buxbaum issued a statement to TMZ stating.
“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.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.”
She got her start on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” from 1961 to 1966. She then made herself even more of a household name starring in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” from 1970 to 1977.
Mary also has 7 Emmy awards of her own and wrote two memoirs during her time here.
I am sure we will see many tributes from other celebrities across the globe because of how influential she was in the entertainment world.
Rest in peace, thank you for all of the laughs.