Moore rose to fame on The Dick Van Show, later starring in the 1970’s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. With her wit, Moore portrayed the image of a working woman in an era where corporate life was still largely dominated by men. Her character, Mary Richards, participated in forwarding narratives that women are still fighting for today, including pay equality and reproductive rights.
Beyond Moore’s television persona, she was a woman of great wisdom, as evidenced by the quotes that she left with us. Click through the gallery at the top of the page to view them all and click here to see how beloved she was by her Hollywood colleagues.