Betty White is an American actress and comedian who is the Guinness record-holder for 'Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female)' for her eight-decade-long career. Her best roles, as Sue Ann Nivens on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' (1973–77) and Rose Nylund on 'The Golden Girls' (1985–92), have won her 'Emmy Awards', with the latter also earning 'Golden Globe' nominations.
Her first sitcom was 'Life with Elizabeth' (1953-55), which she wrote and produced with George Tibbles. Since achieving stardom, she has appeared on many TV series, of which the most recent are 'Boston Legal' (2005-08), 'The Bold and the Beautiful' (2006-09) and 'Hot in Cleveland' (2010-15). She has also appeared on numerous game shows, such as 'Password', 'Match Game', and 'The $25,000 Pyramid', and has received a 'Daytime Emmy' for hosting the game show 'Just Men!' (1983). In 2010, following an online campaign in her support, she hosted a 'Saturday Night Live' episode, which earned her the seventh overall 'Emmy' in her career.
The best movies in her filmography came out in the last two decades: 'Dennis the Menace Strikes Again' (1998), 'Lake Placid' (1999), 'Bringing Down the House' (2003), 'You Again' (2010) and 'The Lorax' (2012).
Betty White Awards
|Saturday Night Live||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||2010|
|The John Larroquette Show||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||1996|
|The Golden Girls||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||1986|
|Mary Tyler Moore||Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1976|
|Mary Tyler Moore||Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1975|
|Winner||Favorite TV Icon||2015|
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album (includes poetry, audio books & storytelling)||2012|
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album||2012|