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Mary Tyler Moore

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Born: December 29, 1936 Cause of Death:
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)
1958:
Appeared in several bit parts on ABC shows "Bourbon Street Beat," "77 Sunset Strip" and "Hawaiian Eye"
1959:
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
1961:
Cast as Van Dyke's wife Laura Petrie on the CBS sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," created by Carl Reiner
1961:
Made film debut in Richard Donner's "X-15"
1966:
Broadway debut, "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (closed in previews)
1967:
First substantial role in features, "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
1969:
Made TV-movie debut in the NBC thriller "Run a Crooked Mile"
1969:
Portrayed a nun opposite Elvis Presley in the feature "Change of Habit"
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Co-formed MTM studios with Grant Tinker
1970:
Played the title role of a single working woman on the popular CBS sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
1978:
Hosted the short-lived CBS variety series "Mary" (lasted only three episodes)
1978:
Appeared in the CBS special "How to Survive the '70s and Maybe Even Bump Into Happiness"
1978:
Portrayed Betty Rollin in the CBS biopic "First You Cry"; earned an Emmy nomination
1979:
Played Mary McKinnon on the CBS series "The Mary Tyler Moore Hour" (lasted only three months)
1980:
Replaced Tom Conti on Broadway in "Whose Life Is It, Anyway?"
1980:
Earned Best Actress Academy Award nomination as the repressed wife and mother in the Robert Redford directed "Ordinary People"
1982:
Cast as the mother of a young girl dying of leukemia who is romanced by a politician in "Six Weeks"
1984:
Checked into the Betty Ford Clinic for treatment for alcohol abuse
1985:
Cast as a 40-ish schoolteacher who embarks on a romance with an older newspaperman in the HBO drama "Finnegan Begin Again"
1985:
Played Mary Brenner on the short-lived CBS sitcom "Mary"
1986:
Cast as a woman who unwittingly befriends her husband's mistress in "Just Between Friends"
1987:
Returned to Broadway in "Sweet Sue" opposite Lynn Redgrave
1989:
Developed and starred on the short-lived series "Annie McGuire" (CBS)
1992:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1995:
Returned to series TV on the short-lived CBS drama "New York News"
1996:
Co-starred in "Flirting With Disaster" as the adoptive mother of a man (Ben Stiller) seeking his birth parents
1996:
Played a mentally-challenged woman in the Family Channel movie "Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden"
1997:
Had recurring role as Tea Leoni's mother on the NBC sitcom "The Naked Truth"
1997:
Re-teamed with Edward Asner in the ABC dramatic film "Payback"
1998:
Hosted the HBO special "Mary Tyler Moore in Three Cats From Miami...and Other Pet Practitioners"
2000:
Re-teamed with Valerie Harper (played Rhoda in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show") in the ABC movie "Mary and Rhoda"
2001:
Cast as con woman Sante Kimes in the CBS TV drama "Like Mother, Like Son"
2004:
Reunited with her "Dick Van Dyke Show" castmates for a reunion show called "The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited" (CBS)
2005:
Appeared as a high-strung host of a fictional TV show on three episodes of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show"
2008:
Returned to series TV as Wendy's (Brooke Shields) mom on the NBC series "Lipstick Jungle"
2009:
Played a supporting role opposite Joseph Fiennes in the drama "Against the Current"
2011:
Reunited with former co-star Betty White with a guest appearance on "Hot in Cleveland" (TV Land)

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