Mary Tyler Moore Age, Death Cause, Biography, Husband, Family & More

Mary Tyler Moore

Real NameMary Tyler Moore
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActress, Activist
Famous for The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 61 kg
in Pounds- 134 lbs
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourBlonde
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 December 1936
Date of Death25 January 2017
Place of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Place of DeathGreenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Death CauseCardiac arrest due to pneumonia
Age (as on 25 January 2017)80 Years
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownFlushing, Queens, New York
SchoolSt. Rose of Lima Parochial School, Brooklyn, New York
Saint Ambrose School, Los Angeles
Immaculate Heart High School, Los Feliz, California
Educational QualificationsHigh School Graduate
ControversyReportedly, Mary tried to help her younger brother, John commit suicide by feeding him ice cream with drugs when he was suffering from Kidney Cancer. Though the suicide attempt didn't work, John died three months later at the age of 47.
DebutCommercial: Happy Hotpoint commercial in 1950s
TV: The Eddie Fisher Show (1957)
Film: X-15 (1961)
FamilyFather- Late George Tyler Moore (Clerk, retired executive of Southern California Gas Company)
Mother- Late Marjorie
Mary Tyler Moore with her parents and younger brother, John
Brother- Late John More (7 years younger to her, died at the age of 47 due to Kidney Cancer)
Mary Tyler Moore with her younger brother, John
Sister- Late Elizabeth Ann (29 years younger to her, died in 1978 due to drug overdose)
Mary Tyler Moore with her younger sister, Elizabeth Ann and son, Richie
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsPaul Stanley (Musician)
Paul Stanley
Richard Meeker
Richard Meeker
Grant Tinker (Enterpriser)
Mary Tyler Moore with Grant Tinker
Warren Beatty (Actor)
Warren Beatty
Robert Levine (Physician)
Mary Tyler Moore with Robert Levine
HusbandsLate Richard Carleton Meeker (aka Dick Meeker) (married 1955–61)
Grant Tinker (married 1962–81)
Robert Levine (married 1983- her death, 2017)
ChildrenSon- Late Richard Meeker Jr. (born to Richard Carleton Meeker in 1955)
Mary Tyler Moore with her son, Richard Meeker Jr.
Daughter- N/A
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$60 million
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$60 million

Mary Tyler Moore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mary Tyler Moore

  • Does Mary Tyler Moore smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mary Tyler Moore drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Moore got married to Richard Carleton Meeker at the age of 18 and gave birth to her first and only child after six weeks.
  • Her son died at the age of 24 on October 14th, 1980 due to an accidental gunshot when he was cleaning a gun while doing his gun collecting job.
  • Surprisingly, the looks of Mary Tyler Moore and her son, Richie Meeker resemble each other a lot. Here is a photo comparison of both at the similar age.Mary Tyler Moore and her son, Richie Meeker looks comparision
  • She was also known for her charity work, especially for animal rights and diabetes.
  • She was diagnosed with type I diabetes.
  • She suffered from alcoholism.
  • In 2011, she underwent a brain surgery for the removal of a brain tumor.
  • She also wrote 2 memoirs; After All (1995) and Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes (2009).