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Notable reaction to the death of Mary Tyler Moore

Associated Press logo Associated Press 1/25/2017 By The Associated Press
FILE - This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo shows Mary Tyler Moore at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) © The Associated Press FILE - This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo shows Mary Tyler Moore at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Reaction to the death of Mary Tyler Moore at age 80:

FILE - This Sept. 19, 2015, file photo shows Mary Tyler Moore at the 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards ceremony in New York. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File) © The Associated Press FILE - This Sept. 19, 2015, file photo shows Mary Tyler Moore at the 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards ceremony in New York. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

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"She'll last forever, as long as there's television. Year after year, we'll see her face in front of us." — Carl Reiner, in an interview with The Associated Press

"I am deeply saddened by the news of Mary's passing. She was a truly amazing person, a great friend, and an inspiration to all. I will always be grateful for her kindness and thankful beyond words for knowing her.

She will be missed greatly." — Timothy Hutton, co-star in "Ordinary People, in a statement.

"Mary Tyler Moore changed the world for all women. I send my love to her family." — Ellen DeGeneres, via Twitter

"That shift in the Earth you just felt? That crater that is left behind? That is the legacy of the incomparable #marytylermoore RIP 2 an icon" — Josh Gad, via Twitter.

"I agree w/ Oprah #MaryTylerMoore influenced my career more than any other tv role model. She indeed turned on the world with her smile" — Andrea Mitchell, via Twitter.

"#MaryTylerMoore was a dear friend and a truly great person. A fighter. Rest in peace, MTM." — Larry King, via Twitter.

"Oh Mary Tyler Moore. You were true inspiration, and power when I didn't know what that was. Thank you. #RIPMaryTylerMoore" — Connie Britton, via Twitter.

"She could turn the whole world on with her smile...admired #MaryTylerMoore very much. Thinking of her family & loved ones(heart emoji)" — Robin Roberts, via Twitter.

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