BREAKING: Mary Tyler Moore dies at age 80, helped change who women could be on TV
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore died Wednesday in the company of friends and family, according to her spokesperson. TMZ first reported her hospitalization. The actress struggled with her health in the past, battling type 1 diabetes for years and undergoing surgery to remove a benign tumor in her brain in 2011. She passed at age 80.
This was a woman who, to borrow Curtis’ lyrics once again, could turn the world on with her smile. Her charm, grace, determination and gumption both on-screen and off were infectious. She and her character changed the way TV thought about women protagonists, and her influence is still felt all over network and cable programming today. Read more
Another icon gone. MTM, you’ll be missed.
found @ 31 likes ON 2019-10-29 05:51:02 BY ME.ME