The Making of The Mary Tyler Moore Show: How the Late Actress Found and Shaped her Iconic Role


Mary Tyler Moore, who died Wednesday at the age of 80, became a feminist icon with her hit 1970 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. As Mary Richards, Moore was the unthinkable — a single career woman on television, out to “make it on her own” (as the show’s iconic theme song described), without the help of…

via The Making of The Mary Tyler Moore Show: How the Late Actress Found — and Shaped — Her Iconic Role — PEOPLE.com

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