Mary Tyler Moore dead at age 80, once filmed in Bayonne


BAYONNE — Although most famous for her roles as Laurie Petrie on “The Dick Van Dyke” Show from 1961 to 1966 and later as Mary Richards on The Mary Tyler Moore Show from 1970 to 1977, Mary Tyler Moore also starred in “Annie McGuire,” set and filmed in Bayonne, in 1988, which was cancelled after only a half a season.
She is seen here reading The Bayonne Community News after filming a number of scenes on Broadway, Brady’s Dock, and elsewhere in Bayonne. Over the last few years, she has been an advocate for animal rights and juvenile diabetes research. She was a victim of type I diabetes for most of her life.