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Mary Tyler Moore (born in Brooklyn Heights, New York, U.S.) is a famous Actress from USA, she is still alive and was born December 29, 1936.

Biography

Mary Tyler Moore is an American actor, dancer and television producer, best known for the TV situation comedies The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which ran from 1970 to 1977 and The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966, both the TV channel CBS.

Mary Tyler Moore was born 29 December 1936 in Flatbush in Brooklyn Heights in Brooklyn, New York City and was the oldest of three children Marjorie (born Hackett) and George Tyler Moore. All Tyler Moore's grandparents originally came from England. She had a brother named John, who died of cancer 26 December 1991 in Los Angeles, aged 47. She also had a sister, Elizabeth, who died in 1978.

Mary Tyler Moore started at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic school in Brooklyn and then St. Ambrose School in Los Angeles when the family moved there when she was around 8 years.

She later went to Immaculate Heart High School in Los Feliz Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Mary married in 1955 with Richard Carlton Meeker, and had her only child, son Richard Jr.. (Richie) 3 July 1956 at Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles. Meeker and Moore divorced in 1961. Mary Tyler Moore married Grant Tinker who worked for NBC in 1962 and divorced in 1981.

23. November 1983 Moore married Dr. Robert Levine at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Mary Tyler Moore got type 1 diabetes at the age of 33 years. She is currently the international spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF).

Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Mary.

Related authors: Grant Tinker, Dick Van Dyke

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tyler_Moore

Famous quotes by Mary Tyler Moore (27)


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"A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed"
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"Well, Rhoda was, I think, the last actress that we saw. There had been so many wonderful actresses who were close, really close. But there was no magical epiphany"
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"Reruns are wonderful because it usually indicates that they had something going for them to begin with and that's why you're still looking at them. And in both my shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show and the last one, they were so well written and so good they hold up"
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"I live in New York simply because I don't know any better. I moved there when the show went off the air a couple of years after that"
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"And then Dick called and said, I'm going to do a special called Dick Van Dyke and the other woman, that would be you, because every time I try to check into a hotel with my wife, they look at me as though I'm cheating on Laura"
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"And I came close to losing a part of my foot on two occasions. I hope I'm consistently lucky and that the next time I develop a blister or step on something sharp, that I don't go as far as I did on those two times"
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"What happens is that the system builds many inferior blood vessels in the eye to take the place of the vessels that are dying. And those blood vessels are not up to the task. And they bleed. They hemorrhage and they cover the eye inside with blood"
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"No, I tell you what I like is having the play close after a decent run and looking back on it and saying, yes, I did that, and wasn't it wonderful? Because while you're doing it, it is really tough. It is so hard"
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"No candy bars unless I've had a low blood sugar where I'm shaky"
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"Lou Grant was pretty much always Lou Grant"
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"Interestingly that some of the characters did not turn out the way Jim and Allen had envisioned them"
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"I don't know how to do the other, so I won't even consider television until the audience's taste changes"
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"And the sculptor woman was so clever in the way she did it. She had the beret just about to leave my hand. So it's attached to this finger and that's what will keep it there. And I'm looking up at it, so there's no question but that that beret is going to fly"
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"You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you"
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"Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave"
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"There are two kinds of cloning right now. One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with cures for life threatening, really, really awful diseases. Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg"
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"I loved working with Valerie. That was the most wonderful revelation to find that when we are on a set and we're playing our roles, we're like separated twins. We can almost finish each other's dialogue"
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"I'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me"
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"I live in a kind of controlled awareness. I wouldn't call it fear, but it's an awareness. I know I have a responsibility to behave in a certain way. I'm able to do that"
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"Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to eat because they're just such a jolt to the system"
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"The kinds of shows that seem to work now, the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention. They're superficial and I like articulate comedy"
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"Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers"
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"I think I can take responsibility for that in that I was the audience. I was the voice of sanity around whom all these crazies did their dance. And I reacted in the same way that a member of the audience would have reacted"
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"It was Grant's company and he made all the decisions. And that was just fine"
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"I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person"
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"But I'm very happy with my life the way it has been turning out. A little time in the country, a little time with the animals and working on behalf of them"
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"And that's what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never compromising of character"


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