Betty White

Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 30, 1922, in Oak Park, IL) is an American actress, author, comedienne, singer and TV star. She hosted her only game show, Just Men!, in 1983, for which she won an Emmy award; she became the first female to win the Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host. She is best remembered for her role as Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. As co-star Rue McClanahan passed away in 2010, Betty is the last surviving Golden Girl. She met (and later married) Password host Allen Ludden in 1963. Allen passed away in 1981. That same year, Betty appeared on a special celebrity week of Password Plus; she was joined by Dick Martin, Lucille Ball, and Desi Arnaz, Jr. She won three Alphabetics: twice with Dick, giving the clues both times, and once with Lucy, receiving the clues. Betty also starred in other sitcoms, such as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mama's Family with Vicki Lawrence, The Betty White Show alongside future Magnum P.I. star John Hillerman and the hit TV Land series Hot in Cleveland.

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