Actress Georgia Engel Has Died At 70

Georgia Engel
Actress Georgia Engel, left, with RECOiL writer/director/actor Brian DiMaio, right. The two met during an acting dryspell when the both did a turn in cruise ship dinner theater.

Princeton, NJ- Actress Georgia Engel, best known for playing Ted Baxter’s wife Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died last Friday. She was 70.

Besides her most famous role, she also appeared in the TV shows “Coach,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Hot in Cleveland.”

On the big screen, she appeared in such films as “Taking Off,” “The Care Bears Movie,” “RECOiL” and “Grown Ups 2.”

During her career, Engle was nominated for five Emmy Awards and one BAFTA. She is survived by her two sisters.

No More Turning The World On With Her Smile: Mary Tyler Moore Dies At 80

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore, left, with Dick Van Dyke, right. acted together on The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966. The two had incredible chemistry and Moore won an Emmy award. Unfortunately show creator Carl Reiner stuck to his promise of a five year run for the series.

Greenwich, CT—Mary Tyler Moore, best known for her groundbreaking single woman with a career 1970s sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died from cardiopulmonary arrest due to pneumonia Wednesday. She was 80.

First gaining fame for portraying Dick Van Dyke’s hot wife in “The Dick Van Dyke Show” from 1961 to 1965, Moore also appeared in such TV shows as “Ellen,” “The Ellen Show” and “Hot in Cleveland.” She won one Emmy Award for her performance on “Dick Van Dyke” and two more for her work on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

On the big screen, Moore appeared in such films as “X-15,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “RECOiL” and was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in “Ordinary People.”

She is survived by her third husband, Dr. Robert Levine.

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore, right, met RECOiL writer/director/actor Brian DiMaio, left, soon after the conclusion of The Dick Van Dyke Show. The two produced a pilot but some said the chemistry wasn’t there. The show was never picked up.