Betty White started her television career in 1939, three months after high school graduation, when she and a classmate sang songs from The Merry Widow on an experimental Los Angeles channel.
In 1945 Betty did a comericial for Parkay margarine. In 2013, the Guinness World Records awarded Betty with having the longest television career (74 years at that time) for a female entertainer.
Betty's most memorable television roles were as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1973–77) and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls (1985–92), and most recently Hot in Cleveland, an American sitcom on TV Land starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendi Malick and Betty White.
The series, which is TV Land's first original scripted series, premiered on June 16, 2010, and was TV Land's highest rated telecast in the cable network's 14-year history. The series will end this year after it's sixth season
During her long career, Betty has worked along side, and appeared with just about every Hollywood movie star one can think of.
To see a list of Betty's Awards and Television shows and appearances, go to "Betty's Show Career" in the menu bar.