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Betty White Has Created A Wonderful World of Laughter! The History Of A Legendary Actress

Updated on November 14, 2015

Betty White Knows How To Live Life!

Betty White with President Obama.
Betty White with President Obama. | Source


This article is about the life of a talented performer that continues make all of her fans laugh! Take a look at Actress Betty White.

Legendary Actress Betty White Entertains The World Through Endless Laughter

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Betty White Poster #01 Portrait 24x36 | Source

Betty White

Betty White Original 8x10"Black and white Potrait
Betty White Original 8x10"Black and white Potrait | Source

About Betty Mairon White

Betty White has created a wonderful world of laughter. A legendary actress who has a rare gift for making the world laugh.

Betty White was born on January 17, 1922. In Oak Park Illinois. Betty's mother was of Greek, English, and welsh, heritage. Betty's father was Danish, and English. Betty was the only child. Betty's dad worked as a lighting company executive during the Great Depression .

Betty White attended Horace Mann- She later went on to attend Beverly Hill High School.

Betty took an interest in writing in which she wrote and starred in her play. Her love for writting led her to become an actress.

Betty White pursued acting in which she took jobs through radio and game shows.

Eventually Betty White's hard work paid off in which she landed her first big gig in the television show 'Life With Elizabeth.'

Betty White is also passionate about caring for animals. The Morris Animal Foundation is going on 65 years.

The Morris Animal Foundation is one of the lead resources in animal health science. This outlet honors Betty White, a long-time member of the Board of Trustees, board president emeritus and fellow animal lover. White's love for animals has inspired the foundation for more than 40 years.

Betty White's Trip To The White House, To Meet President Obama

Betty White Performs In The 'Mary Tyler Moore Show'

Betty would move on to make guest appearances as the happy homemaker Sue Ann Nivens, in the hit comedy 'The Marry Tyler Moore Show'

The Betty White's Guest Appearance 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Mary Midwife

The Golden Girls.

From there White, went on to star in her most memorable role to date, Rose Nylund, a happy go lucky and somewhat naive character. Rue Mccllanahan was originally set to play the character Rose and White, was to play Mccllanahan's character, Blanche Deburow a southern sultry woman. In the end the roles were switched and a hit television series emerged.

The Golden Girls - The Best Episodes

Betty's Life After The Golden Girls

Betty White went on to meet influential leaders, such as President Obama.

White's service as an advocate for special causes, such as the Morris Animal Foundation since 1971, serving as a trustee from 1971–2013, as canine division vice president from 1973–1982 and as president of the board of trustees from 1982–1985.

Betty White Keeps Moving On!

In her 90;s, Betty White shows no signs of slowing down. White stars in the hit sitcom 'Hot in Cleveland'

Hot in Cleveland: Betty White & Carol Burnett Reuinon

Betty Finds The Time To Host 'Off Their Rockers'

'Off Their Rockers' hosted by Betty White, in which the elderly play pranks on members of the younger generation.

Betty White's 'Off Their Rockers'

The Betty White Poll.

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Betty White's Debut On Saturday Night Live. Betty Makes History Becoming The Oldest Person To Host The Show.

Betty White has broken barriers,becoming one of the first female producers in Hollywood, and making history as one of the oldest stars to host 'Saturday Night Live.' Betty White is a legendary groundbreaking actress, an inspiring icon among stars.

Betty White On SNL

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      Emunah La Paz 3 years ago from Arizona

      Yes! I agree! Betty has amazing endurance. Acting can be exhausting. And yet Betty White just keeps on moving along. What a Blessing she is!

      :-) Thanks for your feedback Jtrader.

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      jtrader 3 years ago

      This actress's picture is in the dictionary beside "longevity" lol