Betty White is an American actress and comedian with the longest television career, born on 17 January 1922, In Oak Park, US.
She is the daughter of Horace Lawrence White and his wife Tess Curtis White. Her father was an executive in a lighting company and her mother was Homemaker. She is the only child of her parents.
Betty has been married three times in her career. In 1945, She married Dick Barker, US armed forces pilot, but they divorced shortly. Then she married Lane Allen, a Hollywood Agent. They divorced in 1949. In 1963, She married Tv host and personality Allen Ludden. They two live together till Allen Ludden’s death in 1981.
She had started her education at Horace Mann School, Later she moved to Beverly Hills, and then she completed her education at Beverly Hills High School.
She started her career when she joined the radio for reading commercials and playing small parts in plays after being rejected by movie companies. In 1939, She made her debut appearance on television by the singing song from the Opera called “The Merry Widow”. In 1940, she acted in plays like ‘The Great Gildersleeve’, ‘Blondie’, ‘This is Your FBI’, and also started her own radio program called “The Betty White Show”. In 1949, she co-hosted the daily live show named ‘Hollywood on Television’. In 1954, she briefly hosted the daily show “The Betty White Show” on NBC. In the same year, she produced a sitcom of the same name. In 1957-1958, she played a role of Vicki Angel in the sitcom named ‘Date with the Angels’. In 1963, she had been co-hosted the game show named “‘Password” with her husband Allen Ludden. In 1973, She made a guest appearance on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’. In 1985, She appeared in the biggest hit show ‘The Golden Girls’. In 2009, She acted in the film ‘The Proposal’.
- Her full name is Betty Marion White Ludden.
- She played the same character name Rose Nylund on four different Tv series.
- She believes that drink at night is relaxing.
- She recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom, which contributed to her receiving the honorary title of Mayor of Hollywood in 1955.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1952, She received the Regional Emmy award.
- In 1975, She received the Emmy award as an outstanding supporting actress.
- In 1987-1988, She received the Viewers For Quality Television Award.
What can we learn from her??
Like Betty White, There is no limit to success, so try and try, Never stop in any situation.