Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms. Moore is best known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–77), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a 30-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and for her earlier role as Laura Petrie (Dick Van Dyke's wife) on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–66). She also appeared in a number of films, most notably 1980's Ordinary People, in which she played a role that was the polar opposite of the television characters she had portrayed, and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Moore was also active in charity work and various political causes, particularly around the issues of Animal rights and Diabetes mellitus type 1.

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Ordinary People (1980)

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Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Timothy Hutton

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Timothy Hutton

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

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Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test the "modern" ideas ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Carol Channing  •  James Fox

Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test the "modern" ideas ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Carol Channing  •  James Fox

Flirting with Disaster (1996)

Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Téa Leoni  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Téa Leoni  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Change of Habit (1969)

Dr. John Carpenter takes the job of running a health center in a low-income district. He enlists three women to help out who — unbeknownst to him — are actually nuns in street clothes. The church wants to improve the neighborhood but fears that nuns in full habit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Barbara McNair  •  Leora Dana

Dr. John Carpenter takes the job of running a health center in a low-income district. He enlists three women to help out who — unbeknownst to him — are actually nuns in street clothes. The church wants to improve the neighborhood but fears that nuns in full habit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Barbara McNair  •  Leora Dana

Keys to Tulsa (1997)

Richter Boudreau is on a bad streak: Languishing in the shadow of his celebrity mother, he loses his job as a film critic for the town paper, and now he's been approached with a dangerous proposition that ultimately leads to blackmail. Richter's friend Ronnie ropes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Greif
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  James Spader  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Joanna Going

Richter Boudreau is on a bad streak: Languishing in the shadow of his celebrity mother, he loses his job as a film critic for the town paper, and now he's been approached with a dangerous proposition that ultimately leads to blackmail. Richter's friend Ronnie ropes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Greif
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  James Spader  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Joanna Going

Cheats (2002)

While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gurland
CAST:  Dixon Cohee  •  Casey Dubois  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Martin Starr

While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gurland
CAST:  Dixon Cohee  •  Casey Dubois  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Martin Starr

X-15 (1961)

X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  David McLean  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Stanley Livingston

X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  David McLean  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Stanley Livingston

The Gin Game (2003)

This powerfully bittersweet comedy follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia (Mary Tyler Moore) and Weller (Dick Van Dyke) during a series of gin games in which their ailments, misfortunes and losses are exposed in funny, honest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Brown
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Annie Abbott  •  Sheila Rogers

This powerfully bittersweet comedy follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia (Mary Tyler Moore) and Weller (Dick Van Dyke) during a series of gin games in which their ailments, misfortunes and losses are exposed in funny, honest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Brown
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Annie Abbott  •  Sheila Rogers

Finnegan Begin Again (1985)

A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Micklin Silver
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Sam Waterston  •  Sylvia Sidney

A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Micklin Silver
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Sam Waterston  •  Sylvia Sidney

Inequality for All (2013)

U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich tries to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Kornbluth
CAST:  Robert Reich  •  Dolly Parton  •  Tyne Daly  •  Lily Tomlin

U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich tries to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Kornbluth
CAST:  Robert Reich  •  Dolly Parton  •  Tyne Daly  •  Lily Tomlin

Night of 100 Stars (1982)

The most glittering, expensive, and exhausting videotaping session in television history took place Friday February 19, 1982 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The event, for which ticket-buyers payed up to $1,000 a seat (tax-deductible as a contribution to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Jane Alexander  •  Peter Allen  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Steve Allen

The most glittering, expensive, and exhausting videotaping session in television history took place Friday February 19, 1982 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The event, for which ticket-buyers payed up to $1,000 a seat (tax-deductible as a contribution to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Jane Alexander  •  Peter Allen  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Steve Allen

Blessings (2003)

Released from jail after a term basically served instead of friends he refused to rat out, Charles 'Skip' Cuddy is grateful his gentleman instinct gets him a job with living quarters as handyman on a semi-destitute estate Blessings. Working hard, he wins further ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Brown
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Liam Waite  •  China Chow  •  Kathleen Quinlan

Released from jail after a term basically served instead of friends he refused to rat out, Charles 'Skip' Cuddy is grateful his gentleman instinct gets him a job with living quarters as handyman on a semi-destitute estate Blessings. Working hard, he wins further ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Brown
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Liam Waite  •  China Chow  •  Kathleen Quinlan

The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004)

40 years after The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Alan Brady wants to hire Rob and Sally to write his eulogy - in order to win a bet with his wife. Although they don't want to do it, he offers them a huge amount of money. If Rob takes the job, Laura could open her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Whittingham
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Dick Van Dyke  •  Larry Mathews  •  Mary Tyler Moore

40 years after The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Alan Brady wants to hire Rob and Sally to write his eulogy - in order to win a bet with his wife. Although they don't want to do it, he offers them a huge amount of money. If Rob takes the job, Laura could open her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Whittingham
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Dick Van Dyke  •  Larry Mathews  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Stolen Babies (1993)

A 1940s Tennesee welfare worker learns that Georgia Tann, the charismatic head of a local adoption agency, is actually running a black-market baby ring behind the Tennesee Childrens Home Society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Laneuville
CAST:  Lea Thompson  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Mary Nell Santacroce  •  Mary Tyler Moore

A 1940s Tennesee welfare worker learns that Georgia Tann, the charismatic head of a local adoption agency, is actually running a black-market baby ring behind the Tennesee Childrens Home Society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Laneuville
CAST:  Lea Thompson  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Mary Nell Santacroce  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Heartsounds (1984)

New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help. Wife Martha steps in to fight the system and get a measure of service and compassion. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  James Garner  •  Sam Wanamaker  •  Wendy Crewson

New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help. Wife Martha steps in to fight the system and get a measure of service and compassion. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  James Garner  •  Sam Wanamaker  •  Wendy Crewson

Against the Current (2009)

Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Callahan
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Justin Kirk  •  Samantha Sherman  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Callahan
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Justin Kirk  •  Samantha Sherman  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Don't Just Stand There (1968)

In exchange for helping writer-adventurer Lawrence Colby smuggle 300 watch parts into Paris from Switzerland, Martine Randall asks Colby to help solve a complicated situation involving her friend Sabine Manning, a well-known author of sex novels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Winston
CAST:  Robert Wagner  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Glynis Johns  •  Harvey Korman

In exchange for helping writer-adventurer Lawrence Colby smuggle 300 watch parts into Paris from Switzerland, Martine Randall asks Colby to help solve a complicated situation involving her friend Sabine Manning, a well-known author of sex novels.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Winston
CAST:  Robert Wagner  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Glynis Johns  •  Harvey Korman

Snow Wonder (2005)

A suspiciously magical Christmas Eve snowstorm blows some small miracles into the lives of people around the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Poppy Montgomery  •  Julie Ann Emery  •  Camryn Manheim  •  Jennifer Esposito

A suspiciously magical Christmas Eve snowstorm blows some small miracles into the lives of people around the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Poppy Montgomery  •  Julie Ann Emery  •  Camryn Manheim  •  Jennifer Esposito

Payback (1997)

Kathryn runs a restaurant but one night she calls the police after she sees a suspicious man waiting in his car. However Kathryn sees one of the three police officers, Kaleen, assault the man with their sticks and kicking them. Under advice from Jack, the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Ed Asner  •  Denis Arndt  •  Fredric Lehne

Kathryn runs a restaurant but one night she calls the police after she sees a suspicious man waiting in his car. However Kathryn sees one of the three police officers, Kaleen, assault the man with their sticks and kicking them. Under advice from Jack, the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Ed Asner  •  Denis Arndt  •  Fredric Lehne

First, You Cry (1978)

The story of television news correspondent Betty Rollin and her battle with breast cancer, and how her subsequent mastectomy changed her marriage, her philosophy and her entire life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Jennifer Warren  •  Richard Dysart

The story of television news correspondent Betty Rollin and her battle with breast cancer, and how her subsequent mastectomy changed her marriage, her philosophy and her entire life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Jennifer Warren  •  Richard Dysart
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