Betty White: a look at the longest TV career in history
The legendary entertainer turns 99 on January 17
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With a career that spans over 80 years, Betty White has worked longer in television than anyone else in the industry, and by a long shot!
Both young and old generations know her to be a spunky lady with a surprisingly darling appearance for the jokes she commits to, and, of course, she’s best known for her roles as Rose Nylund on ‘The Golden Girls’ and Sue Ann Nivens on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’ But her career and her influence on the industry, particularly for women, has a much farther reach than those roles, iconic as they are.
Click through this gallery to get a brief but dazzling recap of Betty White’s incredible career.
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