Mary Tyler Moore's Co-Stars and Collaborators Reminisce About the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

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Betty White, Ed Asner, Cloris Leachman and more recall working with the star of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

Oh, Mare! Friends and collaborators of SAG's 48th Life Achievement Award honoree recall working with the star of two classic sitcoms.

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"I learned from her by osmosis all the time. She gesticulated more than I did. She was tremendously generous. She never resorted to backbiting, never a complaint, never an untoward word. She accepted the facts and foibles of everybody and left it to others to straighten out those who needed to fly right. She was inordinately prompt. All of us had tremendous stage experience. She probably had less. But she was a workaholic."
Cloris Leachman

Co-star, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
"I always think in terms of different ways to do things -- not how you're supposed to do it but what would be a good, different way to do it. It takes more time to do that, and then you have to be able to do it with the camera. One time I said to Mary, 'You're so sweet to us, we have to remember you're the star because we take so much time.' She said, 'I just wait for you to figure it all out, then you make a nice little path and I just dance down it.' "


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