Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Happy 95th B-Day to America's Goldest Sweetheart, Betty White: Born January 17, 1922 ~ ninety-five years ago! Is 95 really the NEW 65?

"Why do people say 'grow some balls'? Balls are weak and sensitive.
If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding."  ~~ Betty White,  aka Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), actress, animal rights activist, author, comedian, radio host, singer, television pioneer and personality; First woman to produce a sitcom and own her own production company; Received honorary title of Mayor of Hollywood (1955).

On Tuesday, January 17th, America's "GOLDEST" Sweetheart, Betty White, will turn 95 years young. Born Betty Marion White in Oak Park, Illinois on January 17, 1922 -- Betty White is truly "All Things Happening!" Thanks to White, 2017 will prove to be the Year of "America's Greatest, Goldest Sweetheart!" Happy 95th B-DAY again to Betty White -- American actress, comedienne, singer, author, television personality, professional, entrepreneur, etc.

This article has been updated from original posting in 2012 celebrating Betty's 90th birthday titled Happy 90th Pre-B-Day to America's Goldest Sweetheart, Betty White: Born January 17, 2012 ninety years ago! Is 90 really the NEW 60?

Ninety-five is indeed the new sixty-five in all respects for White. What began in the year 1952 was filled with whirlwinds of events that would call for sixty-fifth anniversary celebrations for White in the year 2017.

Sixty-five years ago, White (then 30 years old) became an entrepreneur, co-founding Bandy Productions with writer George Tibbles, who wrote every episode of "Life With Elizabeth" and Don Fedderson, a producer.

It was 65 amazing years ago that White had the starring role in "Life With Elizabeth" where she earned her first of six Emmy Awards.

The low-budget comedy was produced by and filmed at a local Los Angeles TV station where White and Moore were on the staff (the series was originally a live production on KLAC-TV in 1952). George Tibbles wrote every episode of the series.

This was also the time when iconic Betty White not only became known as a famous TV Star -- now the year 2017 we celebrate White's 65th anniversary of her first commercial TV appearance -- all this while having her very own Radio Show,"The Betty White Show," all this while being a 30 year old in the year 1952!

Over the course of her 80+ year career, working with 200+ leading actors, and 75+ films, White has won seven Emmy Awards (six for acting).

She has received 20 Emmy nominations, including being the first woman ever to receive an Emmy for game show hosting (for the short-lived Just Men!).

White is still the only female to have an Emmy in all female performing comedic categories.

In May 2010, White became the oldest person to guest-host Saturday Night Live, for which she also received a Primetime Emmy Award.

More resources about this amazing and legendary actress can be found at the following links below (my favorite is the video of her singing):

Betty White Leads Saturday Night Live to Monster Ratings
Betty White Filmography
Betty White on Wikepedia
Betty White's Off Their Rockers
Betty White's Young Fans Give Her "SNL" Boost
Betty White Nude Photos Confirm White Is Awesome
Hot Dogs, Potatoes Keep Betty White Young - Video Dailymotion
Betty White Says Her Love of Animals Helps Her Stay Young and Healthy
Betty White sings the 1954 pop ballad 'Nevertheless"

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