Mary Tyler Moore’s Deἀth Certificate Reveals Her Actual Cause of Deἀth

mary tyler moore cause of death
mary tyler moore cause of death

Mary Tyler Moore’s cause of deἀth was discovered just days after her deἀth. According to her deἀth certificate, the well-known actress died from cardiac arrest brought on by three preexisting conditions.

After experiencing her fair share of personal tragedy, Ms. Moore moved on to more serious roles, such as the bitter, angry mother in the Oscar-nominated film “Ordinary People” (1980). However, she will always be remembered as the irrepressibly feisty Mary Richards on the smash CBS comedy “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Find out about Mary Tyler Moore’s deἀth cause by reading the article below:

Mary Tyler Moore’s Cause of Deἀth

Moore died on January 25, 2017, at the age of 80, at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, of cardiac arrest worsened by pneumonia following a week on a ventilator. She was laid to rest in a private ceremony at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield, Connecticut. Moore died due to aspiration pneumonia, diabetes, and hypoxia, a decreased oxygen reaching the tissue.

 Her representative said in a statement

“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. 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.”

Actor Dick Van Dyke tweeted-

They concluded, “There are no words,” and provided a YouTube link to a clip of the dynamic combo playing live on “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”

Many admirers paid tribute to Moore’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star. In 1992, Moore received the star. After playing Laura Petrie in “The Dick Van Dyke Show” in the 1960s, Moore quickly gained notoriety.

Later, in the 1970s, she appeared in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” as Mary Richards. Richards would become one of the most well-known TV characters ever. Moore was nominated for 15 Emmy Awards and received seven wins. In 1986, she was admitted to the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

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Moore received an Oscar nomination for her work in the movie “Ordinary People” in 1980, and 2012, the Screen Actors Guild presented her with the Life Achievement Award.

Moore was born in Brooklyn, but when she was 10, her family relocated to Los Angeles. Moore married Richard Meeker, a 27-year-old food salesman when she was 18 years old. Soon after, Richard, the couple’s son, was born. Moore’s personal life underwent a significant shift while she was a cast member of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” she eventually got divorced from Meeker.

Mary Tyler Moore’s Deἀth Certificate Reveals

mary tyler moore cause of death
mary tyler moore cause of death

She wed NBC executive Grant Tinker in 1963. Moore discovered she had diabetes when she miscarried the couple’s expected only child in 1966. Later, Moore would represent the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation as a spokeswoman.

Tragically, her 24-year-old son Richard shot and killed himself in 1980 while playing with a gun. The deἀth was accidental despite Richard’s roommate’s claims that he had been playing Russian roulette.

Moore and Tinker’s marriage ended the next year. In 1983, she would wed Dr. Robert Levine. Moore discussed her struggle with alcoholism in her autobiography, and in 1984 she entered the Rancho Mirage Betty Ford Clinic to undergo treatment. Moore has devoted much of her time to helping diabetic nonprofits and supporting animals.

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Daisy Bharali is a freelance writer and editor specializing in culture, politics, women's health, and the intersection of these topics, with print and digital work published in Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, Airbnb Mag, and other publications. She is a BSc. Hons. Geology student at Hansraj College, Delhi University, so she is constantly daydreaming about Cookies.