Who played Rhoda’s sister on The Mary Tyler Moore Show?
On The Mary Tyler Moore Show Rhoda had a sister named Debbie (Liberty Williams), seen in one episode, and a briefly-mentioned brother named Arnold; these two were retconned out of the back story when the character got her own series.
Was Mary Tyler Moore a heavy drinker?
Alcohol permeated nearly every aspect of Moore’s life, from her two failed marriages to the premature deaths of her sister and her son. In her memoir “Growing Up Again,” she attributed her subtly “off-center and uneven features” to being a child of an alcoholic mother.
How many sisters did Rhoda have?
2. Rhoda originally had a little sister named Debbie who disappeared. Speaking of weddings… A 1973 episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, “Rhoda’s Sister Gets Married,” introduced a younger Morgenstern named Debbie.