Mary Tyler Moore at the 53rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, March 31, 1981.
AP Photo/Randy Rasmussen
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Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved TV star whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday.Moore gained fame in the '60s as the frazzled wife Laura Petrie on "The Dick Van Dyke Show". In the '70s, she created one of TV's first career-woman sitcom heroines in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show". Moore won seven Emmy awards over the years and was nominated for an Oscar for her 1980 portrayal of an affluent mother whose son is accidentally killed in "Ordinary People". Moore was born in 1936 in Brooklyn.Moore truly made her mark as Mary Richards, the plucky Minneapolis TV news producer on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1970-77).The film won the Oscar for best picture and best director for Robert Redford, and it earned Moore an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe.
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