R.I.P.- Mary Tyler Moore Has Died- Here’s What We Know

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Legendary television icon Mary Tyler Moore has passed away at a hospital in Connecticut.

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Her longtime representative, Mara Buxbaum issued a statement to TMZ saying, “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.”

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“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.”

Mary was surrounded by family members when she died. She had been hospitalized and on a respirator for over a week.

She has battled with diabetes for some time and underwent brain surgery back in 2011.

Ms. Moore co-starred on the 60s television comedy hit series “The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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She later had a hit show of her own called “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

TMZ reports that she earned an Oscar nomination for best actress after crushing it in the 1980 flick “Ordinary People.”

The 7 time Emmy winner began her career modeling in a commercial for “Happy Hotpoint” as a tiny elf that danced on appliances.

Mary, who in 1986 was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame, starred in well over 10 films and wrote 2 memoirs. She married 3 times … forming power couple status when she married TV exec Grant Tinker in 1962.

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Her only son, Richard, from her first marriage to Richard Meeker, died from an accidental gunshot in 1980.

Mary was 80.

#RIP

Thanks for the memories my dear.

God Bless.

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