Betty White, an actor whose charm and deadpan comedy distribution has given her an 80-year career and American title. Most trusted celebrity, Died.
She was 99 years old and was scheduled to turn 100 on January 17th.
White’s death was confirmed by the Associated Press agent.
Certified by Guinness World Records White entered the entertainment world on television in 1939 because he was the longest-serving female television entertainer. Dance in her high school graduation clothes.. But over the decades that followed, White was memorable in a series of memorable events such as “Mary Tyler Moore Show” (1973-1977), “Golden Girls” (1985-1992), and “Hot Increasing Brands” (1985-1992). I loved the generation in the role. 2010-2015).
As the Golden Girls’ one-liner GIF spread on the internet via social media and White’s fame seemed to grow even higher during the 90’s decline, she spoke to People magazine before her 100th anniversary and lived long. I shared the secret. Avoid the green ones, “she joked. “I think it’s working.”
White seemed to embrace her viral fame as the internet claimed her as one of her favorite celebrities. Know your meme, The meme database contains several entries featuring White, including a healthy meme featuring an actress who can’t play with Lego beyond her 99th birthday.
Born January 17, 1922 in Betty Marion White, Oak Park, Illinois, the future television star was the only child of an electrician’s father and a housewife’s mother. Two years later, the family was much closer to Los Angeles, the center of the entertainment industry.
White started out as an assistant on television, but went on to become one of the first female producers in the business in 1952 with the sitcom Life With Elizabeth, co-developed with George Tibbles.
“George took me to the studio. We talked about what we were trying to do and ad-libd a few things.” White told The Hollywood Reporter In 2010. “He wrote the script and we shot it. When he took me home, we talked about next week’s show.”
The year before the show premiered, she First of her 21 Primetime Emmy Award nominations (She will win 5) It’s on the way to becoming a television staple as both a popular guest performer and a regular on the game show circuit.
White also co-sponsored the NBC Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from 1963 to 1972 and participated in the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” in 1973, gaining broader acclaim.
But White undoubtedly became best known for her quick one-liner in the “Golden Girls,” which aired on NBC from 1985 to 1992, as a deceptive but adorable Roseny Lund. White starred with Bea Arthur, Ruma Kranahan, and Estelle Getty. , All were younger than her, but all lived longer.
This role was so popular that White replayed it in three other shows, “Golden Palace,” “Empty Nest,” and “Nurse,” and played similar characters one after another in other shows. rice field.
White married three times, and Allen Ludden, the host of the game show who got married in 1963, said he was the only regret about his third husband. NBC’s “TODAY” show reported In 2015.
She never remarried after he died of stomach cancer in 1981.
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White is an avid animal activist who has worked for the Morris Animal Foundation and the Los Angeles Zoo for over 40 years.
“I must continue to act so that I can afford to continue my philanthropy.” She told The Hollywood Reporter.. “I’m actually the luckiest old man. Half of my life works in my favorite profession and the other half works in animals. I couldn’t ask any more.”
Her passion for the cause was so great She famously turned down the role This is because there was a scene in which a dog was abused in the 1997 movie “As Good As It Gets.”
She wasn’t hurt by work: White remained cheerful and sensitive until her death and had a wicked sense of humor beyond her age. She continued to appear in television series such as “Hot in Cleveland,” “Bones,” and “Community,” and occasionally in films such as “The Proposal” in 2009.
After a successful Facebook campaign, White The oldest person to host “Saturday Night Live” At the age of 88 in 2010.
white Received a total of eight Emmy Awards (Including Prime Time and Daytime Awards) and Grammy Awards For the best spoken album for “If you ask me (and of course you don’t)”.She was also awarded the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star — Right Next to Ludden..
White maintained his relevance by doing what he was most good at in his long and renowned career. In other words, I never missed the opportunity to provide a good punch line.
“The other day, someone said something about’The First Lady on TV’.” She said during the speech At the 2018 Emmy Awards. “And I received it as a big compliment.”
“Then I heard her talking to her daughter a little later, she said,” First woman, yes, she’s old. She was the first person. ” White said. “But I rarely dreamed of being here.”