Betty White

Betty White

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Age
94
Birthday
Jan. 17th, 1922
Born in
Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Height
5' 4"

Betty White's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Golden Girls TV Show
The Golden Girls
Hot In Cleveland TV Show
Hot In Cleveland
The Wild Thornberrys TV Show
The Wild Thornberrys
The Carol Burnett Show (1967) TV Show
The Carol Burnett Show (1967)
Mama's Family TV Show
Mama's Family
Betty White's Off Their Rockers TV Show
Betty White's Off Their Rockers
Date with the Angels TV Show
Date with the Angels
Pioneers of Television TV Show
Pioneers of Television
The Golden Palace TV Show
The Golden Palace
Bob TV Show
Bob
The Betty White Show TV Show
The Betty White Show
Bob Hope's Birthday Memories TV Show
Bob Hope's Birthday Memories
Betty White Goes Wild! TV Show
Betty White Goes Wild!
Carol & Company TV Show
Carol & Company
Ladies Man TV Show
Ladies Man
Make the Connection TV Show
Make the Connection
The Cross-Wits TV Show
The Cross-Wits
The Magnificent Marble Machine TV Show
The Magnificent Marble Machine
TV Tales TV Show
TV Tales
 

Main Movie Roles

2012 - Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
2010 - You Again
2009 - The Proposal
2005 - The Third Wish
2003 - Bringing Down the House
1999 - The Story of Us
1999 - Lake Placid
1998 - Hard Rain
1998 - Holy Man
1962 - Advise & Consent

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Sue Ann Nivens
46
Herself - Team Captain
30
Shirley Wallace
18
Catherine Piper
16
Betsy
5
Herself - Guest
4
Bea Sigurdson
4
Herself - Guest
4
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BIOGRAPHY:

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic sitcom "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970) and the ditzy Rose Nylund on "The Golden Girls" (1985), Betty White had been in television for a long, long time before those two shows, having had her own series, "Life with Elizabeth" (1952) in 1952. The widow of TV game-show host Allen Ludden, she has been inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and is known for her tireless efforts on behalf of animals.


TRIVIA:
  • Is strongly critical of reality television.
  • In 1955, Betty was the honorary mayor of Hollywood, California.
  • Beloved frequent guest celebrity/panelist on numerous game shows, including every version of _"Password" (1961)_ (qv), _"The Hollywood Squares" (1965)_ (qv), _"Match Game 73" (1973)_ (qv), _"The $10,000 Pyramid" (1973)_ (qv), and countless others.
  • Attended the same school as 'Jamie Luner' (qv).
  • Is of German and Greek ancestry.
  • Parents' names were Horace and Tess White.
  • Per her autobiography, White was named "Betty" at birth not "Elizabeth" because her parents did not want her to be saddled with any of the nicknames and derivatives of Elizabeth -- i.e. Beth, Liza, Ellie, etc.
  • Started career as the "Phone Girl" on 'Al Jarvis' (qv)'s afternoon TV show in L.A.


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