Betty White Overview:

Actress, Betty White, was born Betty Marion White on Jan 17, 1922 in Oak Park, IL. White died at the age of 100 on Dec 31, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, White was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame . On September 10, 2009, White received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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By Annette Bochenek on Jan 6, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Travels: was an American actress and comedian who has worked across many different mediums and is a beloved icon today. He career has spanned over nine decades within the entertainment industry, with her having the distinction of being one of t... Read full article


RIP,

By David on Dec 31, 2021 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

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RIP,

By David on Dec 31, 2021 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

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The Unsinkable

By David on Jun 8, 2018 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

At age 96, Betty Marion White Ludden has had the longest television career in history. She made her TV debut in 1939 and in the late 1940s she co-hosted a local Los Angeles series that ran five hours each day. When the Emmy Awards added the "Best Actress" category in 1951, she was one of the nominee... Read full article


The Unsinkable

By David on Jun 8, 2018 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

At age 96, Betty Marion White Ludden has had the longest television career in history. She made her TV debut in 1939 and in the late 1940s she co-hosted a local Los Angeles series that ran five hours each day. When the Emmy Awards added the "Best Actress" category in 1951, she was one of the nominee... Read full article


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Beloved frequent guest celebrity/panelist on numerous game shows, including every version of "Password All-Stars" (1961), "The Hollywood Squares" (1965), "Match Game 73" (1973), "The (New) $25,000 Pyramid" (1973), and countless others.

Betty was originally considered for the role of the sexpot, "Blanche," on "The Golden Girls" (1985). However, Betty had already been the aggressive "Sue Ann Nivens" on "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970) and Rue McClanahan had played the introverted "Vivian" on "Maude" (1972). It was thought best not to have these two actresses reprise similar characters. Therefore, Betty got the part of naive "Rose Nylund" and Rue played the oversexed "Blanche".

Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1988.

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