Moore, Mary Tyler
- Victoria E. Johnson
Moore, Mary Tyler (29 Dec. 1936–25 Jan. 2017), actress and producer in television, film, and theater, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the eldest of three children of Marjorie (Hackett) and George Tyler Moore, a utilities clerk. Mary’s earliest memories were of performing in order to seek approval from her parents, who were cold and unsupportive. She began taking ballet lessons upon the family’s relocation to Los Angeles in ...