Mary Tyler Moore to undergo brain surgery

Hollywood FAQs: American actress Mary Tyler Moore, who has been suffering from a tumor in the brain, has decided to undergo a surgery to get the tumor removed. The actress who is quite popular for her television appearances, has a meningioma, which is a benign tumor.

According to Tyler’s representative, the neurologist of the actress had been monitoring her condition since years and has recommended her to go through a surgery to get the tumor removed. The representative had added that after enough consultations, the actress has decided to go through the surgery.

Mary is best known for The Mary Tyler Show. In the TV series, the actress used to appear as Mary Richards, who is a single woman and worked for a local news producer. Mary has also acted in many movies like Ordinary People in the 80s, in which she had played roles that were entirely different from those that she had played on television.

She has also been nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Actress. Apart from acting, the actress has also been actively involved in charity as well as political causes.

Tyler worked for the betterment of animals and for patients who suffered from diabetes mellitus type 1.