LATEST PAPER
78° Good Morning
78° Good Morning
Entertainment

Mary Tyler Moore dead: Ed Asner, Michael Keaton and more co-stars, celebrities react

Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore died on Jan. 25, 2017.

Moore, a Brooklyn native, was a feminist icon to many for her iconic turn as Mary Richards on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which followed a young career woman in a newsroom. She won multiple awards for the role, as well as her Laura Petrie on the earlier "The Dick Van Dyke Show." She also successfully made the leap to film, notably in "Ordinary People."

The actress was 80.

Todd Milliner

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Sad. #MaryTylerMoore," Todd Milliner, the executive producer of "Hot in Cleveland," tweeted. Moore starred in the show as Diane.

Ed Asner

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"#marytylermoore my heart goes out to you and your family. Know that I love you and believe in your strength," Ed Asner, who starred in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" as Lou Grant, tweeted.

Michael Keaton

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Mary(MTM) was a gem. She was iconic, my boss, cast mate and a friend and I will miss her," Michael Keaton, who starred in "King of the Hill," tweeted. Moore appeared in one "King of the Hill" episode in 1999.

Larry King

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"#MaryTylerMoore was a dear friend and a truly great person. A fighter. Rest in peace, MTM," Larry King tweeted.

Mary McDonnell

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"RIP Mary Tyler Moore. I'm so very sad to see this amazing woman leave us. I wish you beauty and radiance in your passing . You are missed," Mary McDonnell tweeted.

Wilmer Valderrama

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"#MaryTylerMoore it was my honor to have met you.. & working with you when you graced us on That '70s Show a memory I will carry forever #RIP," Wilmer Valderrama tweeted.

Robin Roberts

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"She could turn the whole world on with her smile...admired #MaryTylerMoore very much. Thinking of her family & loved ones. ❤," the "Good Morning America" anchor tweeted.

Connie Britton

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Oh Mary Tyler Moore. You were true inspiration, and power when I didn't know what that was. Thank you. #RIPMaryTylerMoore," Connie Britton tweeted.

Bernadette Peters

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Mary Tyler Moore is gone. Very Sad Day. RIP My Dear Mary," Bernadette Peters tweeted.

Katie Couric

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"So devastated to hear about Mary Tyler Moore. She really did turn the wSo devastated to hear about Mary Tyler Moore. She really did turn the world on with her smile and yes Lou Grant, her spunk.orld on with her smile and yes Lou Grant, her spunk," Katie Couric tweeted alongside a photo of herself and Moore.

Andy Cohen

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"RIP beautiful, upbeat, shining, glorious, wonderful, iconic Mary Tyler Moore," Andy Cohen tweeted.

Melissa Joan Hart

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"True class and an amazing role model for all women! Thank you #MTM for always being brave and helping to pave the way!! #MaryTylerMoore #RIP," Melissa Joan Hart wrote on Instagram.

Ellen DeGeneres

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Mary Tyler Moore changed the world for all women. I send my love to her family," Ellen DeGeneres tweeted.

Stephen Fry

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Rehearsing on the #MaryTylerMoore stage today. A minute's silence as we remembered 1 of the true greats of TV comedy," Stephen Fry tweeted.

Uzo Aduba

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris

"'Who can turn the world on with her smile...' #MaryTylerMoore may she rest," Uzo Aduba tweeted.

Marlee Matlin

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"TV Icon and groundbreaker #MaryTylerMoore has passed. She broke through our TV screens and showed that a powerful woman can be funny. RIP," Marlee Matlin tweeted.

George Takei

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"She turned the world on with her smile. RIP, Mary Tyler Moore. You were a role model in so many ways," George Takei tweeted.

Paula Abdul

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Mary Tyler Moore was appointment TV for me & my mom. I grew up watching her- she was 1 of my favorites. My sympathies to her family. #icon," Paula Abdul tweeted.

Selma Blair

Photo Credit: Getty Images / AFP / Valerie Macon

"What an angel. Always was and will be. A great part of my childhood and so many people's lives," Selma Blair tweeted.

Harry Connick Jr.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"I never met Mary Tyler Moore, but I loved her from afar - for her talent and, most importantly, for the trails she blazed for women," Harry Connick Jr. tweeted.

Rachel Bloom

Photo Credit: Getty Images

"I could not do what I do without her," actress Rachel Bloom tweeted.

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Entertainment photos & videos