The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS for seven seasons between 1970 and 1977. During its run, the show had consistently high viewer numbers and won a remarkable 29 Emmy Awards, including three for outstanding comedy series.
With the passing of seven-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner on Sunday morning, fans of the hit show were left questioning which actors from the show were still alive?
Fans mourn the death of Ed Asner
Who is still alive from the Mary Tyler Moore Show?
When it was announced that Ed Asner had sadly passed away, fans expressed their grief over losing the beloved actor, which led fans to the realisation that the only actor still alive from the Mary Tyler Moore Show is Betty White.
In the hit show she played the happy homemaker Sue Ann Nivens. Although she was already famed before this known for her classic role of Rose Nylund from The Golden Girls.
Betty is currently 99 years old, but age has definitely not stopped her in the slightest. However, this didn’t stop fans from taking to Twitter to express their concern for her wellbeing.
It’s been a tough year for the Mary Tyler Moore Show
It has been an extremely difficult year for the Mary Tyler Moore Show as one Twitter user pointed out with the deaths of three beloved actors from the hit sitcom.
Earlier this year, Cloris Leachman who played Phyllis Lindstrom passed away on January 27th in her sleep.
Later in the year, Gavin MacLeod died on May 29th from failing health, although the actual cause of death has not been confirmed.
Fans hope that there will be no more tragic losses to the much-loved cast of the beloved sitcom.