US actress Mary Tyler Moore dies aged 80

Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 8:19


Emmy award-winning US actress Mary Tyler Moore has died aged 80.

She was best known for her television roles in the 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show and the eponymous The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 1970s.

She was also nominated for a best actress Oscar in 1980 for the film Ordinary People.

Reports state that she died in the company of friends and her husband, Dr S. Robert Levine.