Betty White’s 7 Best On-Screen Moments, As She Celebrates Her 95th Birthday
Happy birthday, Betty White! As the acting legend celebrates turning 95 on Tuesday, January 17, Us Weekly Video is looking back at seven of her best on-screen moments. Watch the video above!
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, White’s family moved to Los Angeles during the Great Depression and after graduating from Beverly Hills High School she decided to try her luck as an actress.
White started out in radio and modeling and made her TV debut in 1939. By 1952, she was starring in her own sitcom, Life With Elizabeth, which she also produced — making her one of the first female producers in Hollywood.
In the 1970s she played the man-hungry Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler-Moore Show, winning two Emmys for playing “The Happy Homemaker.”
In 1985 White scored the part of Rose Nyland in The Golden Girls. The St. Olaf, Minnesota, native is probably the best known of all of White’s roles, although she…