Betty White’s Greatest Hits On TV

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Betty White is so old, her Social Security number is 11. Just kidding. But, she’s so old that TV wasn’t even invented yet when she was born, and that’s no joke. In fact, at age 17, she was part of an “experiment” in a new fangled thing called Television and, even then, she lit up the tiny screen. Along the way, she’s become a Hollywood legend and has worked continuously for over 7 decades. She just turned 94, so, we thought it was about time she got some respect. Here’s a nod to her incredible career. Oh, and her real SS# is 123-45-6…
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Betty White is considered a “Pioneer” of TV, having hosted one of the earliest daytime talk shows for nearly a decade from the late 1940s through the 1950s. In those days, each show aired live for 5 hours. Daily!
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Aside from her TV career, Betty White has been dubbed “Parade Queen” having lead thousands of motorcades. She’s also always pursued her lifetime love of animals by adopting hundreds of pets from shelters and being a dedicated animal rights advocate.
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

In between her 5 starring sitcom roles, Betty White was all over the small screen on just about every game show on the air. So much so, she even married Allen Ludden, the host of Password. They were happily wed for 18 years, until his death in 1981. She hasn’t married since.
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Betty White transformed her career after landing a one-off role on the Mary Tyler Moore Show as Sue Ann Nivens, The Happy Homemaker. Audience response was so great, she became a regular character on the show’s last four seasons.
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Betty White went on to score her biggest hit playing one of The Golden Girls, a show which is still in syndication. It was on this program she developed her longest running gag: Ditzy senior citizen with a heart of gold. And a dirty mind. She’s been playing a variation of Rose Nylund ever since.
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Betty White hasn’t confined her career to just TV. She’s held her own on the big screen as well. Her most notable film role was a supporting part playing off Sandra Bullock’s lead in 2009’s The Proposal. She still played pretty much a Dirty Old Lady though. Flawlessly…
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

Betty White proves she has some serious acting chops, appearing sporadically on the show Boston Legal, renowned for mixing heavy drama with light comedy. She more than held her own, even with the more serious lines she had to deliver. But always with a twinkle in the eye…
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

In 2010, Betty White joined the cast of Hot In Cleveland halfway through the first season and lifted the flagging cable show to a top ratings spot. She earned high praise for her work ethic, still boundless energy and flawless comic timing. And, oh yeah, her filthy mouth…
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Betty White’s Greatest Hits

After a Facebook campaign gathered half a million signatures, Betty White became the oldest ever host of Saturday Night Live in 2010 – and she knocked ‘em dead. Not bad for an old lady. She’ll probably outlive us all. And, that’s just fine with us. Just kidding. That would seriously suck. After all, Betty White can’t live forever. Or can she?…
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