Mary Tyler Moore Bio


Relationship Statistics of Mary Tyler Moore

What is Mary Tyler Moore marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Mary Tyler Moore have ? (name):One ( Richie Meeker)
Is Mary Tyler Moore having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mary Tyler Moore lesbian ?: No

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She got married three times (Richard Carleton Meeker, Grant Tinker, and Robert Levine). In 1955, she got married to Richard Carleton Meeker with whom she had a son namely, Richie Meeker. They got divorced in 1961. Again, in 1962, she married Grant Tinker who was a CBS executive the relation did not go well so they divorced in 1981.

In 1983, she married for the third time with Robert Levine and the marriage lasted till her death.

Who is Mary Tyler Moore?

Mary was one of the most popular American actresses. Similarly, she was a cultural icon and served as an inspiration for younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. Whereas,  she was popular in two main successful television comedies: ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ she played Laura Petrie in 1961.

Mary Tyler Moore: Childhood, Education, and Family

Mary was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on December 29, 1936. She was the daughter of George Tyler Moore and Majorie, . She has siblings named Elizabeth Moore and John Moore.

Likewise, she was a vegetarian, she was named as ” Queen of Brooklyn” at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1996. She has an American nationality while her ethnicity is Irish and German. Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Talking about her education, firstly she attended Sanit Rose of Lima a Catholic school in Brooklyn. Later, she attended St. Ambrose School and the Immaculate Heart High School.

Mary Tyler Moore: Early Professional Life and Career

She began her career at a very young age first of all at the age of 17 she wanted to become a dancer. First of all, she starred as Happy Hotpoint which was television commercial during the 1950’s that was her first job, she played a role as a glamorous telephone receptionist in the detective drama ” Richard Diamond”, Private Detective from 1957 to 1960.

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Though, she played for Miss Dorothy Brown in ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’, during 1967, a musical film starring Julie Andrews about a naive young woman’s adventures. At the beginning of 1969, she starred opposite Elvis Presley in ‘Change of Habit’. Similarly, she played a musical drama film in 1969 which are about three Catholic nuns.

Eventually, she had two unsuccessful series where she followed Mary in 1978, where she featured David Letterman, Michael Keaton, Swoosie Kurtz and Dick Shawn which was her one-off musical/ variety with her special title, Mary’s Incredible Dream, which was featured by John Ritter. Her main works were ” The The Dick Van Dyke Show” during 1961-1968 likewise, in 1970-1977 she worked ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’.

Mary Tyler Moore: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

She was nominated for The Best Actress in a leading role for the film Ordinary People from Academy Awards. She won Golden Globe Best TV Star- Female Award in 1965 for her role in The Dick Van Dyke Show and after six years later won the award for Mary Tyler Moore.


Finally, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for her supporting role in the miniseries – Stolen Babies. Even she won two Emmies each as leading Actress in The Dick Van Dyke Show and Mary Tyler Moore.

In 1976 she won  Emmy Award For Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series. Similarly, in 1993 she won  Emmy Award For Outstanding Supporting Actress – Miniseries Or A Movie. Likewise, during 1970 she won  Golden Globe Awards For Best Actress – Television Series Musical Or Comedy.

Besides that, she was awarded for For Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama in 1980. Consequently, she won Screen Actors Guild Awards-Life Time Achievement Award in 2012, she was awarded for Lifetime Achievement Award In Comedy from American Comedy Awards in 1987.

Mary Tyler Moore: Salary and Net Worth

Moore has not revealed her current salary. However, she had an estimated net worth of around $ 60 million.

Mary Tyler Moore: Rumors and Controversy

She has been maintaining her life so properly and kept all the information far from the media. Thus, there is currently no any information regarding her rumors and controversy.

Mary Tyler Moore: Body Measurement

Talking about her body measurement she has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She weighs around 58kg. She has a measurement of 35-24-35 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is dark brown and gorgeous dark brown eyes. Her shoe size IS 9 (US) and her dress size is  4 (US).

Mary Tyler Moore: Social Media

Mary was not active on Facebook and Instagram. But, she was active on Twitter with around 4,094 followers.

Mary Tyler Moore: Death

She died on January 25, 2017, at the age of 80 in Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Connecticut, United. The cause of her death was a cardiopulmonary arrest.

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