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Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

"That '70s Show" (1998) was filmed on the same soundstage as "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970) was in the 1970s. When she played Christine St. George on "That '70s Show", she arrived for her first day's filming to find a huge WELCOME BACK MARY! banner waiting for her.

Appeared in the Broadway play "Sweet Sue" in 1988 with Lynn Redgrave and a fully nude Barry Tubb.

Attended WWE Wrestlemania 6 held in Canada in 1990.

Best remembered by the public for her starring role as "Laura Petrie" on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961) and for starring in "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970).

Broke a bone in her wrist while filming Mary and Rhoda (2000) (TV).



Broke her kneecap after tripping over her adopted dog, Spanky [June 2, 2008].

Bronze statue capturing her character Mary's signature hat-toss went on display May 8, 2002 at the Minneapolis intersection where the scene for "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970) was originally filmed. On hand for the ceremony, Moore tossed her tam, but this time, into an appreciative downtown crowd.

Celebrity sponsor of the Great American Meatout, March 20, 2001.

Close friend of Bernadette Peters.

Daughter of George Tyler Moore, a devout Catholic, and his wife, Marjorie Hackett, an alcoholic.

Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent) at age 33.

Entered Betty Ford clinic for "Social Drinking Habit". [1984]

Ex-stepmother of John Tinker and Mark Tinker.

First TV appearance was in 1955 as "Happy Hotpoint" the Hotpoint Appliance elf, in commercials aired during the "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" (1952) TV show.

Founded MTM Enterprises in 1969 with ex-husband Grant Tinker. Sold the company in 1990.

Her brother, John, died on December 26, 1991, in Los Angeles at age 47.

Her favorite episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961) is "My Blonde-Haired Brunette".

Her publicist is Alla Plotkin.

Her sister, Elizabeth, died in 1978 at age 21. Her death was ruled a suicide by drug overdose.

Her sister, Liz, was born 3 months earlier than her own son. Elizabeth was born March 20, 1956, and Richie was born July 3; both in Los Angeles at Queen of Angels Hospital.

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