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Betty White

Betty Marion White Ludden is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any entertainer, spanning 80 years. Regarded as a pioneer of television, she is one of the first women to have control both in front of and behind the camera and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom (Life with Elizabeth), which contributed to her receiving the honorary title Mayor of Hollywood in 1955. White is known for her award-winning roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1973–77) and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls (1985–92) – the Writers Guild of America has included both sitcoms in its list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time – and Elka Ostrovsky on Hot in Cleveland (2010–15). A staple guest of many American game shows such as Password, Match Game, Hollywood Squares and The $25,000 Pyramid, White has been dubbed the 'First Lady of Game Shows' and became the first woman to receive an Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 1983 for the show Just Men! She is also known for her appearances on Boston Legal, Mama's Family, and Saturday Night Live. White has received eight Emmy Awards in various categories, three American Comedy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Grammy Award. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is a Television Hall of Fame inductee.

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Jan 17, 1922 In Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1927-11-24
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled Betty White Lifetime Christmas Movie 2021-11-06
Known For
Poster of The Lorax
Poster of The Proposal
Poster of Hard Rain
Poster of The Pet Set
Movie Untitled Betty White Lifetime Christmas Movie Unknown 2021-11-06
Movie Trouble Mrs. Vanderhoozie (voice) 2019-01-11
Movie Toy Story 4 Bitey White (voice) 2019-06-19
Movie Forky Asks a Question: What Is Love? Bitey White (voice) 2019-12-06
Movie Betty White: First Lady of Television Self 2018-08-18
Series The History of Comedy Herself 2017-02-09
Movie If You're Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast Herself 2017-06-05
Series Crowded Sandy 2016-03-15
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Self 2015-03-23
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie Betty White Goes Wild Herself 2013-12-03
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Herself 2012-01-16
Series Inside Comedy Self 2012-01-26
Series Betty White's Off Their Rockers Host 2012-01-16
Movie The Lorax Grammy Norma (voice) 2012-03-01
Series The Client List Ruth Hudson 2012-04-08
Movie Betty White: Champion for Animals Herself 2012-03-27
Movie The Lost Valentine Caroline Thomas 2011-01-30
Series Hot in Cleveland Elka Ostrosky 2010-06-16
Movie You Again Grandma Bunny 2010-09-24
Movie The Women of SNL Florence Dusty (archive footage) 2010-11-01
Movie Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa Mrs. Claus (voice) 2010-12-07
Movie Love n' Dancing Unknown 2009-04-02
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon herself 2009-03-02
Movie The Proposal Grandma Annie 2009-06-01
Series Community Professor June Bauer 2009-09-17
Series Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Series The Middle Unknown 2009-09-30
Series Million Dollar Password Unknown 2008-06-01
Movie Sea Tales Unknown 2007-07-10
Movie Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character Unknown 2007-11-05
Series Back to the Grind Unknown 2007-07-18
Series Gameshow Marathon Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Herself 2006-08-20
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Movie Annie's Point Annie Eason 2005-01-22
Movie The Third Wish Lettie 2005-04-22
Series Bones Dr. Beth Mayer 2005-09-13
Movie Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2005-05-05
Series Father of the Pride Grandma Wilson (voice) (uncredited) 2004-08-31
Series Joey Margaret Bly 2004-09-09
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Complete Savages Mrs. Riley 2004-09-24
Movie Return to the Batcave - The Misadventures of Adam and Burt Woman in window 2003-03-09
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Bringing Down the House Mrs. Kline 2003-03-07
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series Unknown 2003-01-01
Movie Stealing Christmas Emily Sutton 2003-11-30
Series I'm with Her Unknown 2003-09-23
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Series My Wife and Kids Unknown 2001-03-28
Movie The Retrievers Mrs. Krisper 2001-07-27
Movie Tom Sawyer Aunt Polly (voice) 2000-04-04
Series Malcolm in the Middle Sylvia 2000-01-09
Movie Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Round (voice) 2000-10-03
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Movie Lake Placid Mrs. Delores Bickerman 1999-07-15
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series Teen Choice Awards Herself 1999-08-12
Movie The Story of Us Lillian Jordan 1999-10-14
Series Ladies Man Mitzi Stiles 1999-09-20
Series That '70s Show Bea Sigurdson 1998-08-23
Movie Hard Rain Doreen Sears 1998-01-16
Movie Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! Martha Wilson 1998-07-14
Series The Wild Thornberrys Unknown 1998-09-01
Series Hercules Hestia 1998-08-31
Movie Noddy: Anything Can Happen at Christmas Annabelle / Mrs. Santa Claus 1998-12-06
Movie Holy Man Betty White 1998-10-08
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Ally McBeal Dr. Shirley Flott 1997-09-08
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie The Story of Santa Claus Gretchen Claus (voice) 1996-01-01
Movie A Weekend in the Country Martha 1996-06-12
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Treasury of Children's Stories Unknown 1996-12-01
Series Maybe This Time Shirley Sullivan 1995-09-15
Series The Naked Truth Unknown 1995-09-13
Movie Live from Broadway: Hello, Dolly! Unknown 1995-10-19
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Diagnosis: Murder Dora Sloan 1993-10-29
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Bob Sylvia Schmidt 1992-09-18
Series The Golden Palace Rose Nylund 1992-09-18
Movie Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey Herself 1991-11-16
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show Herself 1991-02-18
Movie Chance of a Lifetime Evelyn Eglin 1991-11-18
Series Carol & Company Trisha Durant 1990-03-01
Movie Hanna-Barbera's 50th Herself 1989-07-17
Series The Simpsons herself (voice) 1989-12-17
Series Empty Nest Rose Nylund 1988-10-08
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Herself 1988-11-13
Movie Alf Loves a Mystery Aunt Harriet 1987-09-12
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series The Golden Girls Rose Nylund 1985-09-14
Series Who's the Boss? Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Mama's Family Ellen Harper-Jackson 1983-01-22
Series Just Men! Unknown 1983-01-03
Movie Eunice Ellen 1982-03-15
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series The Big Show Unknown 1980-03-04
Movie The Gossip Columnist Betty White 1980-03-21
Movie The Best Place to Be Sally Cantrell 1979-05-27
Movie Before and After Anita 1979-10-05
Movie With This Ring Evelyn Harris 1978-05-05
Movie A Different Approach Unknown 1978-01-01
Series The Love Boat Betsy Boucher 1977-09-24
Movie The John Davidson Christmas Special Herself 1977-12-09
Movie The Paul Lynde Halloween Special Miss Halloween 1976-10-30
Series The Sonny & Cher Show Unknown 1976-02-01
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Series The Jacksons Unknown 1976-06-16
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Series Saturday Night Live Self (archive footage) 1975-10-11
Series Vanished TV Hostess 1971-03-08
Series The Pet Set Self - Host 1971-06-21
Series The Odd Couple Betty White 1970-09-24
Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Sue Ann Nivens 1970-09-19
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Series Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
Movie Advise & Consent Senator Bessie Adams 1962-06-06
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Series The Match Game Herself 1962-12-31
Series Date with the Angels Unknown 1957-05-10
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series The Betty White Show Unknown 1954-02-08
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Life with Elizabeth Unknown 1953-10-07
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Movie Time to Kill Lou's Girl 1945-12-13
Series Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1927-11-24