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Mary Tyler Moore

 
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
A three-time Golden Globe winner and seven-time Emmy Award winner, Moore also received a special Tony Award for her performance in Whose Life Is It Anyway? She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1986 and received the 2011 Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award. Among ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 29, 1936 (85)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
A three-time Golden Globe winner and seven-time Emmy Award winner, Moore also received a special Tony Award for her performance in Whose Life Is It Anyway? She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1986 and received the 2011 Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award. Among ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1988
Susan
  [Broadway]
1980
Claire Harrison
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Holly Golightly

Photos

Mary Tyler Moore
attending the book Party for the debut release of Bernadette Peter's Photo

Mary Tyler Moore attending the book Party for the debut release of Bernadette Peter's BROADWAY BARKS at Le Cirque Restaurant in New York City. May 12, 2008

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01/01/2018
Bernadette Peters & Mary Tyler Moore
attending the book Party for the debut release o Photo

Bernadette Peters & Mary Tyler Moore attending the book Party for the debut release of Bernadette Peter's BROADWAY BARKS at Le Cirque Restaurant in New York City. May 12, 2008

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Date:
01/31/2017
Mary Tyler Moore
attending A Star-Studded Dog and Cat Adopt-A-Thon, BROADWAY BARKS 11 Photo

Mary Tyler Moore attending A Star-Studded Dog and Cat Adopt-A-Thon, BROADWAY BARKS 11, sponsored by ASPCA and Pedigree in Shubert Alley, New York City. July 11, 2009

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01/31/2017
Richard Jay Alexander & Mary Tyler Moore attending the book Party for the debut relea Photo

Richard Jay Alexander & Mary Tyler Moore attending the book Party for the debut release of Bernadette Peter's BROADWAY BARKS at Le Cirque Restaurant in New York City. May 12, 2008

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Date:
01/31/2017
MARY TYLER MOORE and her husband ROBERT LEVINE
The 56th Annual Tony Awards
Radio City Photo

MARY TYLER MOORE and her husband ROBERT LEVINE The 56th Annual Tony Awards Radio City Music Hall New York City June 2, 2002

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01/31/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1988
Susan

  [Broadway]
1980
Claire Harrison

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Holly Golightly

Mary Tyler Moore Biography

A three-time Golden Globe winner and seven-time Emmy Award winner, Moore also received a special Tony Award for her performance in Whose Life Is It Anyway? She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1986 and received the 2011 Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award.

Among Moore's most notable film work is 1967's Thoroughly Modern Millie, as well as 1980's Ordinary People, in which she played a role that was very different from the television characters she had portrayed, and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Moore also graced the Broadway stage in shows such as Whose Life Is It Anyway in 1980 with James Naughton and Sweet Sue, which opened in 1987. She was also the star of a new musical version of Breakfast at Tiffany's in 1966, but the show, titled Holly Golightly, was a notorious flop that closed in previews before opening on Broadway. In reviews of performances in Philadelphia and Boston, critics "murdered" the play; Moore claimed to be singing with bronchial pneumonia during those runs. During the 1980s, Moore and her production company produced five plays: Noises Off, The Octette Bridge Club, Joe Egg, Benefactors, and Safe Sex.

Moore had been active in charity work as a co-founder of Broadway Barks, an annual pet adopt-a-thon held in New York City. Moore, along with friend and fellow stage vet Bernadette Peters, works to make New York City a no-kill city and to promote adopting animals from shelters.

Mary Tyler Moore was born in Brooklyn Heights in Brooklyn, New York, to George Tyler Moore, a clerk, and his wife Marjorie. Moore, the eldest of three siblings, moved to Los Angeles with her family when she was 8 years old. In 1955, at age 18, she married Richard Carleton Meeker. Her only child, Richard, Jr. ("Richie") was born on July 3, 1956; he passed away in an accident in 1980. After divorcing Meeker in 1961, Moore married Grant Tinker, whose new TV production company MTM Enterprises created and produced The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Moore divorced Tinker in 1981 and married Dr. Robert Levine two years later.

Mary Tyler Moore Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Mary Tyler Moore, Whose Life Is It Anyway?
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Mary Tyler Moore , Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Mary Tyler Moore News

Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Six-Month Sondheim Celebratio Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Six-Month Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman, has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June. 

VIDEO: Recap the Stage and Screen Career of Cloris Leachman Photo VIDEO: Recap the Stage and Screen Career of Cloris Leachman
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

Just last year, stage and screen legend Cloris Leachman passed away. With a career spanning more than seven decades, eight Primetime Emmy Awards, an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award, one of her final roles is in LGBTQ drama Jump, Darling.

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Writers Bloc Present AN EVENING W Photo Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Writers Bloc Present AN EVENING WITH JAMES BURROWS
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Arts and Writers Bloc present ‚ÄúAn Evening with James Burrows,‚ÄĚ featuring Jason Bateman moderating a conversation with the legendary TV sitcom director whose extensive credits include ‚ÄúMary Tyler Moore Show,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúTaxi,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúCheers,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúFrasier,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúFriends‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWill & Grace,‚ÄĚ in conjunction with the release of his memoir, Directed by James Burrows, on Monday, June 6, 2022, 7:30 pm, at The Wallis.

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Photo North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.

Tony Award Winner Paul Sand To Workshop THE PILOT WHO CRASHED THE PARTY At The Odysse Photo Tony Award Winner Paul Sand To Workshop THE PILOT WHO CRASHED THE PARTY At The Odyssey Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Paul Sand Projects has announced that it will present a workshop production of THE PILOT WHO CRASHED THE PARTY: A Dangerous Satire in Two Acts, a new play written and directed by Tony and two-time Drama Desk Award winner Paul Sand.

Memoir By Broadway Stage Manager Richard Hester 'Hold, Please' is Available for Pre-S Photo Memoir By Broadway Stage Manager Richard Hester 'Hold, Please' is Available for Pre-Sale
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

Veteran Broadway Stage Manager Richard Hester (Jersey Boys) releases ‚ÄúHold, Please: Stage Managing A Pandemic,‚ÄĚ a memoir of the year Broadway went dark.¬†¬†¬†

Pigs Do Fly Productions to Stage 2 ACROSS Photo Pigs Do Fly Productions to Stage 2 ACROSS
by Carol Kassie - Mar 3, 2022

Pigs Do Fly Productions is set to stage a¬†production of Jerry Mayer‚Äôs ‚Äėcomedy of crosswords and romance,‚Äô 2 Across. The show will run from¬†March 4th¬†through March 20th¬†at the Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale.

YOU HAVEN'T CHANGED A BIT AND OTHER LIES Opening March 12 At Santa Monica Playhouse Photo YOU HAVEN'T CHANGED A BIT AND OTHER LIES Opening March 12 At Santa Monica Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022

Santa Monica Playhouse returns to live theatre with the premiere of a new incarnation of Jerry and Steve Mayer's musical about the trials and tribulations of 'aging' directed by veteran (and frequent Mayer) director Chris DeCarlo opening March 12, 2022 for a limited run.

VIDEO: Happy Birthday to Broadway Legend Bernadette Peters Photo VIDEO: Happy Birthday to Broadway Legend Bernadette Peters
by Team BWW - Feb 28, 2022

Happy Birthday to the one and only Bernadette Peters! Today, we're celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars with a look back on some highlights from her career.

Wake Up With BWW 2/28: John Mulaney SNL Broadway Parody, Patti LuPone Tests Positive  Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/28: John Mulaney SNL Broadway Parody, Patti LuPone Tests Positive For COVID-19, and More
by - Feb 28, 2022

Today's top stories include a new Broadway parody on SNL, led by John Mulaney who hosted this week's episode! Plus, Patti LuPone has tested positive for COVID-19, and more.

Mary Tyler Moore Videos

VIDEO: Cher Sings 'Thank You For Being a Friend' in Betty White Tribute Special VideoVIDEO: Cher Sings 'Thank You For Being a Friend' in Betty White Tribute Special
by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2022

Ahead of tonight's Betty White tribute special, NBC has shared a first look at Cher singing 'Thank You For Being a Friend,' the theme song from the Golden Girls. The special will also feature President Joe Biden, Drew Barrymore, Bryan Cranston, Ted Danson, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Goldie Hawn, and more.

VIDEO: Ed Asner Talks About Dating Mary Tyler Moore on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Ed Asner Talks About Dating Mary Tyler Moore on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

Ed Asner plays 'Never Has Ed Ever' and reveals that he once went on a date with his co-star on 'The Mary Tyler Moore' show. Tune in to hear the juicy details.

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Breaks Down THE BOYS IN THE BAND on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Jim Parsons Breaks Down THE BOYS IN THE BAND on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2020

Jim Parsons discusses filming the movie version of The Boys in the Band with Ryan Murphy, and talks about how he learned acting from Mary Tyler Moore.

Broadway Rewind: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Shows Off All the Way to Broadway VideoBroadway Rewind: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Shows Off All the Way to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2020

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'This episode of Broadway Rewind features a heart, a hustler and a hoofer.' We give you a sneak peek at the Broadway musical 'The Drowsy Chaperone', which welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and introduced us all to Bob Martin as Man in Chair. We also met the cast of Mark St. Germain's play, 'The God Committee', but the episode starts at the opening night of Roundabout's production of Joe Orton's comedy 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' which featured a stellar cast including Chris Carmack, Alex Baldwin and the late great Jan Maxwell, whom Richard Ridge says, 'was one of the greatest actresses of her generation'.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording! VideoBWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sony Masterworks Broadway will release HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING), with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean tomorrow, August 2.  Produced by Scott M. Riesett (Ain't Too Proud, The Prom) and Matthew Sklar, the album features music from the Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin-written musical, which made its 2018 debut at Paper Mill Playhouse and tells the uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams. 

VIDEO: Broadway Barks Cancels 2019 Event Due to Construction in Shubert Alley VideoVIDEO: Broadway Barks Cancels 2019 Event Due to Construction in Shubert Alley
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and rescue groups, will not be happening this summer because of construction in Shubert Alley.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 28- Happy Birthday, Bernadette Peters! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 28- Happy Birthday, Bernadette Peters!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of one of Broadway's most notable living legends, the lovely Bernadette Peters.

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LI VideoVIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LIVE With Kelly and Ryan
by Macon Prickett - Jul 13, 2018

Bernadette Peters talks about enjoying her final performances of 'Hello, Dolly' and hosting the dog adoption event, Broadway Barks on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan! Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Age is Just a Number! First Look at the Cast of HALF TIME in Action VideoVIDEO: Age is Just a Number! First Look at the Cast of HALF TIME in Action
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse's Half Time is thrilling audiences out in New Jersey, watch the latest teaser below for a look at the cast grooving and moving!

BWW TV: The Cast of Paper Mill's HALF TIME Puts on Their Dancing Shoes for a Sneak Pe VideoBWW TV: The Cast of Paper Mill's HALF TIME Puts on Their Dancing Shoes for a Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - May 19, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean.


Mary Tyler Moore Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Tyler Moore been in?
Mary Tyler Moore has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Tyler Moore been in?
Mary Tyler Moore has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mary Tyler Moore been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Whose Life Is It Anyway? and Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for Whose Life Is It Anyway? .

What awards has Mary Tyler Moore won?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for Whose Life Is It Anyway?.