LOS ANGELES — Popular performer and comic Betty White turns 96 on Wednesday.
Referred to best for her part as Rose Nylund on “The Golden Girls” and Sue Ann Nivens on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” White is considered by numerous to be a pioneer in TV and one of Hollywood’s most unmistakable stars.
White has worked in the business since 1939, as of late visitor featuring in “Bones” and doing voice-over work in “Spongebob Squarepants.”
“I simply welcome the way that individuals have been so kind to me every one of these years,” White disclosed to Yahoo News. “After over 75 years working in showbiz, the way that despite everything i’m working. That is the thing I’m most thankful for — that despite everything I land requested positions.”
Remain brilliant and glad birthday, Betty White!
Individual: Birth date: January 17, 1922
Origination: Oak Park, Illinois
Original name: Betty Marion White
Father: Horace White, electrical architect
Mother: Tess White
Relational unions: Allen Ludden (June 14, 1963-June 9, 1981, his demise); Lane Allen (1947-1949, separated); Dick Barker (1945, separated)
Kids: Three stepchildren with Allen Ludden: David, Martha and Sarah
Different Facts: Nominated for 21 Primetime Emmy honors and won five.
Assigned for one Grammy Award and won one.
Was offered the part of Blanche Devereaux on “The Golden Girls,” yet acknowledged the part of Rose Nyland.
Turned down a section in the 1997 film, “At least somewhat Good,” she protested a scene in which a canine is tossed down a clothing chute.
Course of events: 1940s – Has parts on a few well known radio shows, including “Rin-Tin-Tin,” “This is Your FBI” and “The Great Gildersleeve.”
1949 – Lands her first part on TV on “Hollywood on Television,” a live every day appear.
1975 – Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”
1976 – Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”
1985-1992 – Plays Rose Nyland on “The Golden Girls.”
1986 – Wins Emmy for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series for “The Golden Girls.”
1995 – Is drafted into the Television Hall of Fame.
1996 – Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for “The John Larroquette Show.”
January 23, 2010 – Is given the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
May 8, 2010 – Hosts “Saturday Night Live.”
August 18, 2010 – Announces a two book manage G. P. Putnam and Sons, a journal called “Tune in Up!” and “The Zoo and I: Betty and her Friends.”
August 21, 2010 – Wins a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, for her visitor have spot on “Saturday Night Live.”
2010-2015 – Plays Elka Ostrovosky on “Hot in Cleveland.”
February 12, 2012 – Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Story Telling) for “On the off chance that You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t).”
December 2013 – Earns the Guinness World Record for Longest TV Career for a female performer (74 years).
November 17, 2014 – TV Land reports the cancelation of “Hot in Cleveland.”
April 26, 2015 – Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.