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This week, death claims five noted performers who left their marks on television, movies

How Mary Tyler Moore changed television

Mary Tyler Moore, who died on Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80, brought a new depiction of the American woman to both “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” Virginia Heffernan, a contributing writer for The New York Times, discusses Ms.
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Mary Tyler Moore, who died on Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80, brought a new depiction of the American woman to both “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” Virginia Heffernan, a contributing writer for The New York Times, discusses Ms.

Five performers noted for long, well-regarded careers and for the iconic singular roles they created died this week.

These are stories, videos and links to information about each.

▪  Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

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▪  Acclaimed actor John Hurt dies at 77 following battle with cancer

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▪  'Perry Mason' actress Barbara Hale dies at 94

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▪  Oscar-nominated Emmanuelle Riva dies in Paris, age 89

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▪  'Mannix' star Mike Connors dies at 91

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