Betty White was born on 17th January, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA daughter of Horace L. White, a traveling salesman and electrical engineer, and his wife Tess Cachikis. She is an American actress, comedienne
Biography and Career
She was raised in Los Angeles, California. White attended Horace Mann Middle School in Beverly Hills, California, and Beverly Hills High School, from which she graduated in 1939.
Her television roles include Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.
Before embarking on her television career, White found work modeling. Her first professional acting job was at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre. In the 1940s, she worked in radio appearing on shows such as Blondie, The Great Gildersleeve and This Is
She then got her own radio show, called The Betty White Show. She debuted on television in 1949, when she began appearing with Al Jarvis on his daily, live television variety show, Hollywood on Television on KLAC-TV in Los Angeles. White began hosting the show in 1952 after Jarvis' departure.
White has won six Emmy Awards and received 18 Emmy nominations over the course of her career, and was the first woman to ever receive an Emmy for game show hosting.
She has also made regular appearances on the game shows Password and Match Game and played recurring roles on Mama's Family, Boston Legal and The Bold and the Beautiful. She is also recognized for her affiliation with animal charities such as "Actors and Others for Animals" and the Morris Animal Foundation.
Following that show's end in 1977, she was given her own sitcom on CBS, The Betty White Show, during the 1977-78 season, in which she co-starred with John Hillerman and (former Mary Tyler Moore co-star) Georgia Engel. It was canceled after one season. White began guest starring in a number of television movies and television miniseries, including With This Ring, The Place to Be, Before and After and The Gossip Columnist.
Birth Name : Betty Marion White
Height : 5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Betty White is famous for winning Six Emmy Awards.
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