Mary Tyler Moore Fast Facts

Updated 6:32 PM EDT, Fri June 14, 2019
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Here is a look at the life of Mary Tyler Moore, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress.

Personal:
Birth date: December 29, 1936

Death date: January 25, 2017

Birth place: Brooklyn, New York

Birth name: Mary Tyler Moore

Father: George Moore, a utilities company clerk

Mother: Marjorie (Hackett) Moore

Marriages: S. Robert Levine (1983-January 25, 2017, her death); Grant Tinker (1962-1981, divorced); Richard Meeker (1955-1961, divorced)

Children: with Richard Meeker: Richard Meeker Jr., 1956-1980

Other Facts:
15 Primetime Emmy nominations with seven wins, and was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

One non-competitive Tony Award.

One Academy Award nomination but did not win.

Moore suffered from Type 1 diabetes and was the international chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Timeline:
October 3, 1961-June 1, 1966 - Plays Laura Petrie, the wife on “The Dick van Dyke Show.”

1964 - Winner of Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress Emmy for “The Dick van Dyke Show.”

1966 - Winner of Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress Emmy for “The Dick van Dyke Show.”

1969 - Moore and her then-husband, television executive Grant Tinker, co-found MTM Enterprises, which produces numerous popular TV shows from the 1970s to the 1990s.

1970 - “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuts. Moore plays Mary Richards, a successful, single TV journalist.

1973 - Winner of Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress Emmy for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

1974 - Winner of Actress of the Year - Series Emmy for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

1974 - Winner of Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

1976 - Winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

1980 - Winner, Special Tony Award for “Whose Life Is It Anyway?”

1980 - Moore’s son Richard dies at the age of 24 of an accidental self-inflicted gun shot wound.

1986 - Is inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

1993 - Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Special for “Stolen Babies.”

May 8, 2002 - A bronze statue is unveiled in Minneapolis, where “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” takes place, depicting Moore’s iconic hat toss in the opening sequence.

May 12, 2011 - Announces plans for elective brain surgery to remove a benign tumor.

January 29, 2012 - Receives the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.