Mary Tyler Moore (1936-2017)

She died today at the age of 80. She was a terrific actress as can be seen in this article about her. Although she made her mark in comedy, she was excellent in the dramatic film Ordinary People where she played a cold mother dealing with the death of her son and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.

In the The Mary Tyler Moore Show show that ran from 1970 to 1977, she portrayed a single career woman struggling to make her way in a male-dominated world. Here one episode.


  1. chigau (ever-elliptical) says

    I played the whole video.
    I had forgotten how fond I was of the whole series.
    Thank you very much, Mano.
    I am also stunned at the resemblance between Ted Baxter and Donald Trump.
    it is eerie

  2. Mano Singham says

    I too was struck by the similarity of Baxter to Trump when it comes to lack of self-awareness and the desperate desire to be liked.

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