Mary Tyler Moore was in a number of hugely succesful sitcoms, so it’s no wonder that she was asked to be the face of a few advertising campaigns over the years. But here’s an early one from 1956, for Hotpoint, long before she appeared on The Dick Van Dyke Show.
I always forget how closely linked shows in the US were/are to their sponsors, especially in the 50s and 60s.
One in colour now from the early 70s for Pepsodent toothpaste.
I don’t think this next one is real, but it’s worth a look anyway.
And finally, here’s an ad for TV Guide, which that week had Mary on the cover.