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Updated on June 17, 2017
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An adorable woman named Betty White

Betty White, a person I admire a great deal, because she has brought so much happiness into my life, laughter and her good deeds...yes, those are her callings.

When I was younger and living at home, my mother used to tell me how much she liked Betty, so as an adult I watched Betty in whatever program or movie she was in.

I moved to the Midwest in the early 80's and remembered feeling so lonely and far away from family, friends and all that was familiar, until I saw Betty on TV. I felt like I was at home hearing her voice, reminding me of my mother because of how mom felt about her...especially now since mom had passed.

Five years later I moved again, and again I felt lost and alone being away from all that was familiar...until the show "The Golden Girls"...I was so happy laughing again, seeing that lovely face, hearing that voice and just feeling at home with laughter...every night we went to sleep with laughter in our hearts after watching the show....Rose Nylund was my favorite character.

To me laughter is one of the most important things in my life, it makes you feel good mentally and physically. Since I'm not impressed with famous people I have no desire to meet any of them, but Betty White...she is the only actress I have ever wanted to meet, she makes me laugh and feel good inside, I really admire her. Watching the reruns I still laugh, it never gets old for me.

An actress, a comedian, a show host and an animal rights activist... - all rolled into one....

Betty White
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I can't believe how much she resembles my mom in this photo above.

A short synopsis of Betty Marion White.

Born Jan.17, 1922 Oak Park Illinois.

Beginning in 1939 Betty modeled and started her performing career in Little Theater...then in the early 1940s working in Radio portraying "Blondie" as well as performing in "The Great Gildersleeve" and "This Is your FBI."

Later she continued in Radio with her own "The Betty White Show," which transitioned into TV, and on guest appearances in 1949 becoming a regular on several shows.

The early 1950s she continued in Television by hosting and co-founding with several others a Production Studio names Bandy Productions. During that time she hosted and produced her own daily talk show and by 1960s made her debut in a film "Advise and Consent."

Through the early 1970s she appeared on the Tyler Moore show then becoming a regular. In the late 1970s she got her own sitcom "The Betty White Show." During this time she guest appeared on many shows including the "Late Night Show."

The 1980s brought back some recurring roles and she finally became known as Rose Nylund on "The Golden Girls."

Betty has achieved many awards that can be found on various websites, too many to mention here but all well deserved.

Betty White: The First 90 Years
Betty White: The First 90 Years

Betty White has been in many TV shows, movies and adventures. She is an interesting and talented person with a personality and wonderful sense of humor...funny and snarky.

 
Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo
Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo

Because with all the negativity in today's world Betty brings humor and a good feeling to all that read this.

 
I Love this!
I Love this!

I received this book as a gift from Betty

Here We Go Again: My Life In Television
Here We Go Again: My Life In Television

Betty White's memoir of her first five decades on television...an irreverent and irresistible Betty being herself in a true manner.

She is a joy to watch on TV and a special treat to read this book.

I was lucky enough to receive this autographed book Betty and Friends from Betty

 

A love for Animals rights and welfare -

Betty White and her dog
Betty White and her dog | Source

Another endearing side of Betty

One of the endearing things about Betty White, is her love for animals and their humane treatment, she is involved in many organizations, including for the Animal rights and welfare.

Betty is also involved with the Zoo associations in the LA area - as well being the retired president of the Morris Animal Foundation.

Betty and Johnny What can I say, she is up for anything that brings us laughter...

YouTube Betty in the olden days

Do you enjoy Betty White, her humor, talent, and her love of animals?

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      TransplantedSoul 4 years ago

      Betty is an amazing woman with a great sense of humour.

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      MiaMusement 4 years ago

      Betty White is one Very Cool Lady! You're right: she seems to live to spread happiness.

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      orange3 lm 4 years ago

      Betty White is awesome! I can't help by smile every time I see her or hear her voice.

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      Johann The Dog 4 years ago from Northeast Georgia

      Betty White is pawsome!!! Such a great friend to animals.

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      this is the second betty white lens which i read.

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      oxfordian 5 years ago

      Just came back for a return visit to give you a much deserved angel blessing. I adore Betty White too!

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      Lee Hansen 5 years ago from Vermont

      Betty White is an American treasure ... a genius of comedic timing and a genuinely delightful woman with a great sense of humor. Wonderful profile of my favorite "Golden Girl" ... but I also remember her from long before that program.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I just love her! She is a beautiful person, inside and out! Thanks for the lens!

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      I love Betty White, too. I enjoyed her most recently in The Lost Valentine, a Hallmark movie.

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      SandyPeaks 6 years ago

      Loved Golden Girls - you just waited for Betty's dialogue, it was so bewildering!

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      Mary Beth Granger 6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I always enjoy Betty White. blessed

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      Richard 6 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      Betty White is quite a character and her off the cuff remarks make me crack up!!

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      CCGAL 6 years ago

      My favorite video was the one about Made By Betty clothes ... when she said "I'm a lovable old Pain in the A** ..." I laughed out loud. Go Betty!!!

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      Lee Hansen 6 years ago from Vermont

      I have always loved Betty White. I love her comedic style and her off-the-cuff comments about anyone and everything! Fun lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Beautiful lens about a very special lady who deserves our admiration. Not many women celebrities have successfully made the transition from the 50s to the new century. Betty White does so with dignity, verve and a great sense of humor! Blessed by an angel.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Betty is a great actress and has delighted millions of tv viewers over the years. This is a nice tribute.

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      Lisa 6 years ago from Rhode Island

      she is wonderful Love this lens

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Wow! I didn't realize she was 89. She is a funny lady. I don't so much like the raunchier stuff she's doing now. I'm not much for foul language and dirty talk. I remember her being funny and keeping it more PG-13. She's still a comedic treasure thought.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Betty White is funny and very talented, great lens!

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      katesanner 6 years ago

      Wonderful lens about a wonderful woman! I've been a fan for years and appreciate the laughter she has brought into our lives.

      Happy Birthday Betty White!!

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      julieannbrady 6 years ago

      Gosh, I must admit that Betty White is surely some role model for us older gals, eh?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      LOVE Betty White, she is fabulous and all the great works she does is amazing too.

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      Vikki 6 years ago from US

      Thanks! Lensrolled ya to My Golden Girls too....love my Betty!

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      missbat 6 years ago

      A lovely tribute to a great actress and animal lover!

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      rachsue lm 6 years ago

      What a great lens. It is hard to believe she is the only surviving member of the Golden Girls troop left. She is a great actress. I do know that when I go to pick up a movie, if she is in it, I will get it because you know she will make the movie even better.

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      JRB1969 7 years ago

      Great Lens! Betty White's recent popularity is a testament to the talent of this amazing lady!

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      MediaMogul1 7 years ago

      Been a fan of Betty's for as long as I can remember. I loved the episodes of the Mary Tyler Moore show when Sue Ann would come through the newsroom, insulting Murray and chasing after Mr, Grant, always with that dimpled smile. Betty White is truly a class act. "Liked" the lens.

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      Laraine Sims 7 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      I too loved watching the Golden Girls and Betty White as the ditzy blond. This is a lovely tribute to her!

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      stacy mcdaniel 7 years ago

      Betty White is so funny. I love watching the golden girls. Great Lens!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Betty White is one of the best. Great lens.

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      poutine 7 years ago

      I love Betty White in her role as Rose Nylund in the Golden Girls.

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      Julianne Gentile 7 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, US

      What a lovely lens! I'm a huge fan of Betty White, always loved her for her love of animals.

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      Tonie Cook 7 years ago from USA

      I've been a fan of Betty White my whole life! (My Mom loved the game show "Password.")

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      Mona 7 years ago from Iowa

      I love Betty White. I'm not a golden girls fan but all the work she's done lately is hilarious. I love that she's getting more popular as she ages. How wonderful!

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      sheriangell 7 years ago

      She is truly one of a kind, I love everything about her!

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      GuyB LM 7 years ago

      5* Love your lens-a fantastic tribute to an American icon

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Just gotta love Betty White! She is a card with quick wit, and she sure has lots of charm.

      Its funny because I have the news on and they said something is coming up next about Betty. A very cool lens!

      Susie

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      justholidays 7 years ago

      Indeed! She's a fantastic actress! Remember the TV series that happened in Florida and where she lived with two friends, it was so funny! And lastly saw a movie with her too, it was so good to see such high class actress - what a pleasure!

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      kimmie1967 7 years ago

      I have always loved Betty White and thanks to Golden Girls re-runs my kids have had the pleasure of watching her and her wonderful talent.

      Wonderful Lens!

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