Mary Tyler Moore is dead at the age of 80, as reported by the Associated Press.
TMZ reported that the actress’ condition was “so grim” that family members went to the hospital to “say goodbye.”
TMZ also reported that the actress had been on a respirator for more than a week.
The news comes after Moore suffered a decades-long battle with Type 1 Diabetes.
Moore’s representative released the following statement to People Magazine:
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. 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.
Here are some of the best and most memorable clips to remember the icon by:
According to Biography.com, Moore began her career dancing in commercials like those below:
Moore played “Laura Petrie” on the “Dick Van Dyke Show:”
How could anyone forget the famous “green dress” episode:
See some of the glorified actress’ other best clips below:
Watch full episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show:
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