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|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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At the age of 17, appeared as a dancing elf in commercials for Hotpoint Appliances broadcast during "Ozzie and Harriet" (ABC)
Appeared in several bit parts on ABC shows "Bourbon Street Beat," "77 Sunset Strip" and "Hawaiian Eye"
First regular TV role was as a telephone receptionist on the show "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" (NBC); only her legs were shown and voice heard; Moore quit after three months
Cast as Van Dyke's wife Laura Petrie on the CBS sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," created by Carl Reiner
Made film debut in Richard Donner's "X-15"
Broadway debut, "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (closed in previews)
First substantial role in features, "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
Made TV-movie debut in the NBC thriller "Run a Crooked Mile"
Portrayed a nun opposite Elvis Presley in the feature "Change of Habit"
Co-formed MTM studios with Grant Tinker
Played the title role of a single working woman on the popular CBS sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
Hosted the short-lived CBS variety series "Mary" (lasted only three episodes)
Appeared in the CBS special "How to Survive the '70s and Maybe Even Bump Into Happiness"
Portrayed Betty Rollin in the CBS biopic "First You Cry"; earned an Emmy nomination
Played Mary McKinnon on the CBS series "The Mary Tyler Moore Hour" (lasted only three months)
Replaced Tom Conti on Broadway in "Whose Life Is It, Anyway?"
Earned Best Actress Academy Award nomination as the repressed wife and mother in the Robert Redford directed "Ordinary People"
Cast as the mother of a young girl dying of leukemia who is romanced by a politician in "Six Weeks"
Checked into the Betty Ford Clinic for treatment for alcohol abuse
Cast as a 40-ish schoolteacher who embarks on a romance with an older newspaperman in the HBO drama "Finnegan Begin Again"
Played Mary Brenner on the short-lived CBS sitcom "Mary"
Cast as a woman who unwittingly befriends her husband's mistress in "Just Between Friends"
Returned to Broadway in "Sweet Sue" opposite Lynn Redgrave
Developed and starred on the short-lived series "Annie McGuire" (CBS)
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Returned to series TV on the short-lived CBS drama "New York News"
Co-starred in "Flirting With Disaster" as the adoptive mother of a man (Ben Stiller) seeking his birth parents
Played a mentally-challenged woman in the Family Channel movie "Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden"
Had recurring role as Tea Leoni's mother on the NBC sitcom "The Naked Truth"
Re-teamed with Edward Asner in the ABC dramatic film "Payback"
Hosted the HBO special "Mary Tyler Moore in Three Cats From Miami...and Other Pet Practitioners"
Re-teamed with Valerie Harper (played Rhoda in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show") in the ABC movie "Mary and Rhoda"
Cast as con woman Sante Kimes in the CBS TV drama "Like Mother, Like Son"
Reunited with her "Dick Van Dyke Show" castmates for a reunion show called "The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited" (CBS)
Appeared as a high-strung host of a fictional TV show on three episodes of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show"
Returned to series TV as Wendy's (Brooke Shields) mom on the NBC series "Lipstick Jungle"
Played a supporting role opposite Joseph Fiennes in the drama "Against the Current"
Reunited with former co-star Betty White with a guest appearance on "Hot in Cleveland" (TV Land)
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