Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore has died, according to her longtime representative. She was 80.

According to abc7.com, the television icon had long battled type 1 diabetes after she was diagnosed in her 30s and underwent brain surgery in 2011.

Moore shot to fame after starring as Laura Petrie in the "The Dick Van Dyke Show" in the 1960's.

She later went on to star as Mary Richards in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in the 1970's. The role of Richards would become one of the most famous characters in television history.


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