Mary Tyler Moore, a television pioneer who brought women's issues to the forefront of 1970s America with her eponymous sitcom, died Wednesday at the age of 80.
The famed film and television actress reportedly succumbed to pneumonia, a common complication suffered by diabetics who are more vulnerable to the infection, according to experts.
"Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine," Moore's representative said in a statement. "A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile."
Here are 10 photos remembering Moore:
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - 1970-1977 CBS-TV USA Television (Rex Features via AP Images)
Actress Mary Tyler Moore arrives for the taping of "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl" in Los Angeles January 8, 2012. (Sam Mircovich/Reuters)
Mary Tyler Moore on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show." (CBS)
This May 25, 1964, file photo shows Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore, co-stars of "The Dick Van Dyke Show," backstage at the Palladium with their Emmys for best actor and actress in a series at the Television Academy's 16th annual awards show, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo, File)
Flowers sit on actress Mary Tyler Moore's Hollywood Walk of Fame star on January 25, 2017, in Hollywood, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(L-R) "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-stars Ed Asner, Betty White, Mary Tyler Moore, and Ted Knight all won awards at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Shubert Theatre on May 17, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. (TVA/PictureGroup/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Ed Asner, Ted Knight, Gavin Macleod, Mary Tyler Moore, Georgia Engel, and Betty White from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," TV Portrait. (Rex Features via AP Images)
Actress Mary Tyler Moore poses backstage after accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award from presenter Dick Van Dyke at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)
Mary Tyler Moore and Anthony Perkins in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1978. (AP Photo)
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" poster. (IMDb)
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