Knowledge Identifier: +Betty_White
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1922.
Countries: United States (64%), United Kingdom (9%), California (9%)
Linked to: American Humane Association, Beverly Hills High School, Horace Mann School Beverly Hills, Television Critics Association
In 1947, she married Lane Allen, a Hollywood agent
In 1949, she began appearing as co-host with Al Jarvis on his daily, live variety show "Hollywood on Television" on KLAC in Los Angeles
Bill Williams (actor) - In 1957, he co-starred with Betty White in television's "Date with the Angels"
Betty White's greatest fame during the 1960s and early 1970s with the general public was likely from her long stint as hostess and commentator on the annual Tournament of Roses Parade broadcast on NBC, often co-hosting with Lorne Greene
She has been a member of the board of directors of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association since 1974
John Hillerman - From 1976 to 1980, he had a recurring role as Mr. Conners on the television series "One Day at a Time", and he co-starred as Betty White's ex-husband on the short-lived "The Betty White Show" in 1977
Allen Ludden died from stomach cancer on June 9, 1981, in Los Angeles
From 1983 through 1985, she had a recurring role playing Ellen Harper Jackson on the series "Mama's Family", along with future "Golden Girls" co-star Rue McClanahan
The American Veterinary Medical Association awarded White with its Humane award in 1987 for her charitable work with animals
Craig Ferguson - His first U.S. role was as baker Logan McDonough on the short-lived 1995 ABC comedy "Maybe This Time", which starred Betty White and Marie Osmond
Luciana Caporaso - After moving to the U.S in late 2010, Caporaso recorded a song entitled "I'm Still Hot" which was producted by Dave Audé and was released on 19 April 2011 in the UK and 29 April 2011 in the US. In September 2011 a new version of "I'm Still Hot" which featured Betty White was released as a digital single on 22 September 2011 for a life settlement firm, The Lifeline Program
Rue McClanahan - In March 2010, fellow "Golden Girls" cast member Betty White reported on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that McClanahan was doing well and that her speech had returned to normal
Maya Rudolph - She appeared on the show in May 2010 to perform in skits including "The Manuel Ortiz Show" with Betty White
Amy Poehler - Poehler returned to "Saturday Night Live" for a special Mother's Day episode on May 8, 2010, hosted by Betty White
She endorsed President Barack Obama in 2012 saying she "likes how he represents us"
In January 2013 NBC once again celebrated Betty White's birthday with a TV special featuring celebrity friends, including former president Bill_Clinton; the special aired on February 5
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson - In November 2014, CBS announced Jay Leno would be Ferguson's guest on his final show; during December "notable friends of the show" scheduled for appearances in December Kristen Bell, Steve Carell, Jon Hamm, Rashida Jones, Mila Kunis, Thomas Lennon, Tim Meadows , Jim Parsons, Michael Sheen, Ariel Tweto, Betty White, and Henry Winkler
In 2015 White was given the 'Favorite TV Icon award at the People's Choice Awards
On August 21, 2018, White's career will be celebrated in a PBS special