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6 Facts About the Mary Tyler Moore

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Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis; and The d*ck Van Dyke Show, in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show, originally known simply by the name of the show's star, Mary Tyler Moore, is an American sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977.

The d*ck Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961 to June 1, 1966, with a total of 158 half-hour episodes spanning over five seasons.

Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents.

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Her notable film work includes 1967's Thoroughly Modern Millie and 1980's Ordinary People, in which she played a role that was very different from the television characters she had portrayed, and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Best Actress is the name of an award which is presented by various film, television and theatre organizations, festivals, and people's awards to leading actresses in a film, television series, television film or play.

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical-romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews.

The Academy Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Moore was active in charity work and various political causes, particularly the issues of animal rights and diabetes mellitus type 1. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes early in the run of The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives and that their most basic interests—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be afforded the same consideration as similar interests of human beings.

Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.

Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced.

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She also dealt with alcoholism, which she wrote about in her first of two memoirs.

Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder, is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in problems.

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In May 2011, Moore underwent elective brain surgery to remove a benign meningioma.

Meningiomas are a diverse set of tumors arising from the meninges, the membranous layers surrounding the central nervous system.

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She died at the age of 80 on January 25, 2017.

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