Mary Tyler Moore Dead: Stars Pay Tribute to an Icon

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The entertainment world has lost an icon.

On Wednesday afternoon, at the age of 80, Mary Tyler Moore died after being admitted a week earlier to a hospital in Connecticut.

The legendary actress had battled Diabetes for many years and faced severe health problems, including kidney and heart failure, starting in 2014.

In light of this tragic news, a number of celebrities have expressed their sadness and sent their condolences via social meda.

Here is a look at what they've had to say:

1. Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin
TV Icon and groundbreaker #MaryTylerMoore has passed. She broke through our TV screens and showed that a powerful woman can be funny. RIP.

2. Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen
RIP beautiful, upbeat, shining, glorious, wonderful, iconic Mary Tyler Moore.

3. Larry King

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

4. Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.
i never met mary tyler moore, but i loved her from afar - for her talent and, most importantly, for the trails she blazed for women.

5. George Takei

George Takei
She turned the world on with her smile. RIP, Mary Tyler Moore. You were a role model in so many ways.

6. Josh Gad

Josh Gad
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.

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