WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Washington's Mary Tyler Moore.
The actress, a Washington resident, turned 80 on Dec, 29.
Moore was born Dec. 29, 1936. She starred in the TV sitcoms, "The Dick Van Dyke Show," from 1961 to 1966 and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," from 1970 to 1977.
Moore's movie work includes "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and "Ordinary People," which garnered her a nomination Best Actress at the Academy Awards.
The actress has been active in the areas of animal rights and diabetes, having been diagnosed herself during the time she starred on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."