On January 17 Betty White was born…

On January 17, 1922 Betty White was born. She is best known for being an actress, comedian, and television personality; having a career that has spanned over 70 years.

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Betty White
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She has won six Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, and various Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is best known for her portrayal of Rose Nylon on “The Golden Girls,” Sue Ann Nivens on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” as well as starring as Elka Ostrovsky in “Hot in Cleveland.” Throughout her life, she has been a devotee to many animal charities, using her career as a platform to raise awareness to animal welfare.

The cast of "The Golden Girls" are one of at least three sitcoms, alongside "All in the Family" and "Will & Grace," in which all the main actors have won an Emmy Award. AP Photo / Touchstone Television

The cast of “The Golden Girls” are one of at least three sitcoms, alongside “All in the Family” and “Will & Grace,” in which all the main actors have won an Emmy Award.
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Intro to “The Golden Girls”:

Random Pop Culture Facts on Betty White:

As of 2010, following the death of her co-star Rue McClanahan, she is the last surviving “Golden Girl.”

In 2013, the Guinness World Records award Betty White with having the longest television career for a female performer, spanning over 70 years.

In May 2010, she became the oldest person to host “Saturday Night Live,” for which she received an Emmy award.

In 2013, she became the oldest person to nominated for an Emmy at the age of 91.

In 2012, she became the oldest person to win an Grammy, at age 90.

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