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Betty White

White at the 41st Emmy Awards (1989)
Born Betty Marion White
January 17, 1922 (1922-01-17) (age 88)
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Other name(s) Betty White Ludden[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1939[2]–present
Spouse(s) Dick Barker (m. 1945–1945) «start: (1945)–end+1: (1946)»"Marriage: Dick Barker to Betty White" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_White)
Lane Allen (m. 1947–1949) «start: (1947)–end+1: (1950)»"Marriage: Lane Allen to Betty White" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_White)
Allen Ludden (m. 1963–1981) «start: (1963)–end+1: (1982)»"Marriage: Allen Ludden to Betty White" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_White) his death
.Betty Marion White (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress, comedienne and former television host with a career spanning over sixty-five years.^ Match Game - Betty White hosts .
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^ Betty Marion White is an Emmy Award winning television actress with a career spanning over 50 years.
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^ Betty White found at 17:55 .
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.Her television roles include Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls and Elka the innkeeper on Hot in Cleveland.^ The Luddens were good friends of actress Mary Tyler Moore and her producer husband Grant Tinker, the two powerhouses behind the hit The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

^ Betty’s role on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” as Happy Homemaker Sue Ann Nivens was an instant success and led to two Emmys for supporting actress.
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^ Soviet Russia on The Golden Girls The Golden Girls was an American sitcom and bestselling PS3 game that first debuted in 1957 on Lifetime , television for...oh, what are those things called?
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.White has won six Emmy Awards[3] and received 18 Emmy nominations[3] over the course of her career, and was the first woman to ever receive an Emmy for game show hosting.^ (Best Game Shows Host; 1983).
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^ Price is Right host won't attend game show awards if she's there .
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^ She has won six Emmys.
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.She has also made regular appearances on the game shows Password and Match Game and played recurring roles on Mama's Family, Boston Legal and The Bold and the Beautiful.^ White was also a regular on the television game show Match Game .
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^ White, of course, is well known for her roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show , Rose Nylund on the Golden Girls , and recently as Catherine Piper on Boston Legal .
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^ Who could forget her man crazy character, Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show or Ellen on Mama's Family?
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.She is also recognized for her affiliation with animal charities such as "Actors and Others for Animals" and the Morris Animal Foundation.^ Is an avid animal welfare activist and works with a number of organizations; including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, the Morris Animal Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals.
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^ (PRNewsFoto/Morris Animal Foundation) DENVER, CO UNITED STATES 12/11/2008 Labels: Betty White , Dog charities , Golden Retriever , Shih Tzu .
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^ White has served for more than three decades on the Morris Animal Foundation and the board of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, and has been a zoo commissioner for eight years.

Contents

Early life

.White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, daughter of Horace L. White, a traveling salesman and electrical engineer, and his wife Tess Cachikis.^ Parents' names were Horace and Tess White.
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^ Betty Marion White was born January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Ill., the only child of Horace, an electrical engineer, and Tess, a housewife.
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^ BIO & CREDITS: ACTING CREDITS You Again (2010) Ponyo (2009) The Proposal (2009) Bringing Down the House (2003) TELEVISION CREDITS Boston Legal (2004) * Credits May Not Be Complete Betty Marion White was born January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Ill., the only child of Horace, an electrical engineer, and Tess, a housewife.
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[4][5] .She was raised in Los Angeles, California.^ She born on January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois, but was raised in Los Angeles, California, where she took on leading roles in plays at Beverly Hills High School.
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^ Interview with Chales Wilbert White Conducted by Betty Lochrie Hoag In Los Angeles, California March 9, 1965 Preface .
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^ Hey, what’s happening with the benefit?” Ms. Fletcher asked, referring to the Beastly Ball, a fund-raiser for the Los Angeles Zoo.
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White attended Horace Mann Middle School in Beverly Hills, California, and Beverly Hills High School, from which she graduated in 1939.

Career

1940s - 1970s

.Before embarking on her television career, White found work modeling.^ White, whose entertainment career began in 1940 when she appeared in an early test of television, has stolen some of the spotlight away from her (much) younger co-stars.
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^ AWRT began as a national organization in 1951, around the same time that White's extraordinarily rich television career started.
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^ With a storied and extensive career in television and film that spans nearly six decades, White is a living legend who continues to inspire others with her work as an actor, author, producer and philanthropist, and her lifelong devotion to the welfare of animals.
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.Her first professional acting job was at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre.^ After graduating Beverly Hills High School, White made her professional debut at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre and landed parts in such popular radio shows as “Blondie,” “The Great Gildersleeve” and “This Is Your FBI.” Her first radio program, “The Betty White Show,” followed.
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^ After graduating Beverly Hills High School, White made her professional debut at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre and landed parts in such popular radio shows as "Blondie," "The Great Gildersleeve" and "This Is Your FBI." Her first radio program, "The Betty White Show," followed.
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^ After graduation, she took on stage roles at the Bliss-Hayden Little Theater Group.
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.In the 1940s, she worked in radio appearing on shows such as Blondie, The Great Gildersleeve and This Is Your FBI.^ After graduating Beverly Hills High School, White made her professional debut at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre and landed parts in such popular radio shows as “Blondie,” “The Great Gildersleeve” and “This Is Your FBI.” Her first radio program, “The Betty White Show,” followed.
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^ After graduating Beverly Hills High School, White made her professional debut at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre and landed parts in such popular radio shows as "Blondie," "The Great Gildersleeve" and "This Is Your FBI." Her first radio program, "The Betty White Show," followed.
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^ White's broadcast career actually started in radio, with stints on Blondie and The Great Gildersleeve, as well as her own show.
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.She then got her own radio show, called The Betty White Show.^ To call Betty White a legend is an understatement.
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^ In this Web-only clip, Betty White shares her experience from one the most-famous sketches in history on "The Tonight Show ...
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^ The maddening matriarch, played by TV icon Betty White , will return to the show November 18 for a four-day stint and it appears she's ill and preparing to die.
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[6] .She debuted on television in 1949, when she began appearing with Al Jarvis on his daily, live television variety show, Hollywood on Television on KLAC-TV in Los Angeles.^ Her big break came in 1949, when she joined Al Jarvis five-and-a-half-hour, six-days-a-week live KLAC-TV variety show, Hollywood on Television.
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^ See photos of White throughout her career White's big break came in 1949 when she joined Al Jarvis' daily live variety show, Hollywood on Television on KLAC-TV....
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^ White first stepped before the TV cameras in 1949, when she joined Al Jarvis' daily, live KLAC-TV variety show, "Hollywood on Television."

[3] .White began hosting the show in 1952 after Jarvis' departure.^ She inherited the show's hosting duties when Jarvis left in 1952.

^ White, the widow of game-show host Allen Ludden, doesn't have time to watch much television today.
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^ White was long married to the late Allen Ludden, host of "Password" and other such shows.
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[3]
.In 1952, the same year she began hosting Hollywood on Television, White co-founded Bandy Productions with writer George Tibbles and Don Fedderson, a producer.^ That same year she formed Bandy Prods.

^ Don Fedderson and writer George Tibbles.

^ The same year she formed Bandy Productions with producer Don Fedderson and writer George Tibbles.
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[3] .The trio worked to create new shows using existing characters from sketches shown on Hollywood on Television.^ The dimpled, fair-skinned actress scored her first on-air work in 1949 on “Hollywood on Television” (1949-1952), a live local variety show that encompassed news, interviews and comedy skits and was produced live six days a week for a grueling five and a half hours.
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^ She started out in 1949, when she joined the KLAC-TV variety show Hollywood on Television and eventually became its host.
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^ [WPIX, 11, 8 P.M.] Tuesday, August 3 Paul Haggis created Family Law , a new hour-long show for CBS about a woman and her law practice.
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.White, Fedderson and Tibbles created the television comedy Life With Elizabeth, based on a Hollywood on Television sketch.^ Spinning off characters from a “Hollywood on Television” sketch, they created the domestic comedy “Life with Elizabeth,” White received her first of six Emmys.
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^ Spinning off characters from a Hollywood on Television sketch, they created the domestic comedy Life with Elizabeth, for which White received her first of six Emmys.
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^ Spinning off characters from a “Hollywood on Television” sketch, they created the domestic comedy “Life with Elizabeth,” for which White received her first of six Emmys.
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[3] .White portrayed the title character on the sitcom from 1952 to 1955, which effectively boosted her career.^ But whether as herself or as a character (and in her career she has shown a range greater than that of most actors) Betty White always connects with her audience through her honesty and genuineness.
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^ Betty White portrayed Rose Nylund on the television sitcom The Golden Girls from 1985 to 1992.
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^ She then starred on her own short-lived sitcom (again titled The Betty White Show) before returning to the guest-star circuit.
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[3] .The show, which she also co-produced, garnered White her first Emmy Award.^ White served as co-producer of the show -- a rarity during the period.
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^ White, who controlled the show, won her first Emmy in 1952.
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^ White was a regular on the 1995 series Maybe This Time , and in 1997 she won an Emmy for her one-shot appearance on The John Laroquette Show .
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[3][5][7] .Life With Elizabeth was nationally syndicated by the mid-1950s, allowing White to become one of the only women in television with full creative control in front of and behind the camera at the time.^ White was one of only two women in the early days of television (Gertrude Berg being the other) to wield creative control both in front of and behind the camera.
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^ By the mid-'50s, the show was syndicated nationally, making White one of the few women with creative control before and behind the camera in television's early years.

^ The series made White one of only a few women with creative control before and behind the camera in television’s early years.
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[3]
.In 1954, she briefly hosted and produced her own daily talk show entitled The Betty White Show on NBC[3] (not to be confused with her 1970s sitcom of the same name).^ Life With Elizabeth (which garnered her an Emmy) and later produced and hosted The Betty White Show.
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^ White went on to produce and host a daily NBC talk/variety skein "The Betty White Show," garnering a Daytime Emmy nomination.
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.Following Life with Elizabeth, she appeared as Vicki Angel on the sitcom Date with the Angels from 1957 to 1958. The show later became another variety series before going off the air.^ In 1957, she jumped into the sitcom, "A Date With the Angels," which evolved into another eponymous comedy/variety showcase.

^ In the 1950’s White starred in a then fairly popular program called “Life With Elizabeth.” Arguably, TV sitcoms in the 1970’s were defined by “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” White played Sue Ann Nivens, the nymphomaniac happy homemaker.
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^ In 1952, she became a Hollywood pioneer when she and two colleagues formed their own production company, creating the nationally televised comedy series “Life with Elizabeth.” The series made White one of only a few women with creative control before and behind the camera in television’s early years.
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[3] White also performed in commercials seen on live television in Los Angeles, including a spirited rendition of the "Dr. Ross Dog Food" advertisement at KTLA during the 1950s.
.She made her film debut as Kansas Senator Elizabeth Ames Adams in the 1962 drama, Advise and Consent.^ Advise and Consent, 1962.
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^ Though she has starred and co-starred in several made-for-TV movies, Betty White had appeared on the big screen only once, as a Margaret Chase Smith-like senator in Otto Preminger 's Advise and Consent (1962).
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^ Born on January 17 in Oak Park, Illinois United States 1945: Time to Kill - IMDb Listing 1962: Advise and Consent - IMDb Listing .
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.Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, White appeared on a number of late night talkshows and daytime game shows, including Password.^ White is no stranger to the "Late Show."
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^ White: Today's game shows are too scripted.
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^ It was a daytime game show.
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[3] .White made many appearances on the hit game show Password as a guest celebrity from 1961 through 1975. She married the show's host, Allen Ludden in 1963.[3] She subsequently appeared on the show's three updated versions Password Plus , Super Password, and Million Dollar Password, having been on versions of the game with five different hosts (Ludden, Cullen, Kennedy, Convy, and Philbin).^ Match Game - Betty White hosts .
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^ Betty White graces "Million Dollar Password" .
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^ While appearing as panelist on the game show "Password" in 1961, White hit it off with the show’s host, Allen Ludden, to whom she was married from 1963 until his early death from cancer in 1981.
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.White made frequent game show appearances on What's My Line? (starting in 1955), To Tell the Truth (in 1961 and in 1990), I've Got a Secret (in 1972-73), Match Game (1973-1982) and Pyramid (starting in 1982).^ Match Game - Betty White hosts .
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^ YouTube - Betty White game show appearances .
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^ White: Today's game shows are too scripted.
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.Both Password and Pyramid were created by White's friend, Bob Stewart.^ Betty lit up when she chatted with veteran game show producer Bob Stewart, creator of "Password," "The Price is Right'" and "$10,000 Pyramid" about the first time she met her future husband, "Password" host Allen Ludden.
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^ Tags: game show password allen ludden bob stewart Added: 16th October 2007 Views: 579 Rating: Posted By: Teresa .
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In 1983, she became the first woman to win a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Game Show Host, for the NBC entry Just Men!. Due to the amount of work she has done on them, she has been deemed the "First Lady of Game Shows".
.In 1973, White appeared in a guest spot on The Mary Tyler Moore Show as The Happy Homemaker.^ The Luddens were good friends of actress Mary Tyler Moore and her producer husband Grant Tinker, the two powerhouses behind the hit The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
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^ Who could forget her man crazy character, Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show or Ellen on Mama's Family?
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^ The Oprah Winfrey Show 1 episode The Cast of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' Reunites.
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[3] .As a result of her guest appearance, White landed her signature role as the sardonic, man-hungry Sue Ann Nivens, The Happy Homemaker, on The Mary Tyler Moore Show as a full time cast member.^ Who could forget her man crazy character, Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show or Ellen on Mama's Family?
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^ She was part of The Mary Tyler Moore Show's final episode in 1977.
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^ As Sue Ann Nivens, the host of "The Happy Homemaker," White created a sparkling presence.
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[3] .The running gag was that Sue Ann's hard-edged private personality was the complete opposite of how she presented herself on her show.^ Who could forget her man crazy character, Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show or Ellen on Mama's Family?
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^ A & E Cable Network Presents: BETTY WHITE on "Biography" check your local listings for show times -- it may be re-running through the months ahead.

^ Sue Ann was a triumph, and White returned to the show several more times that season.
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."We need somebody sickeningly sweet, like Betty White," Moore herself suggested at a production meeting, with the result of casting White.^ Products Tagged betty white .
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^ Add More Products To betty white .
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^ Plus: Big moves are rumbling over at Starz, Betty White is a hip hip lady, and ABC would like to talk to us about gender politics.
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.White won two back-to-back Emmy Awards for her role in the hugely popular series.^ White was rewarded with two more Emmy awards for her role as Sue Ann.
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^ The inspired casting against type of White as middle-aged man-hungry quick-riposting Sue Ann turned into a five-season full-time gig and won White two Emmy Awards and a host of new fans.
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^ In addition to appearing in several telepics and small film roles, White was a popular guest star on a variety of TV series, including "Ally McBeal," "The Simpsons," "King of the Hill," "Everwood" and "Malcolm in the Middle."
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[3]
.Following that show's end in 1977, she was given her own sitcom on CBS, The Betty White Show,[3] during the 1977-78 season, in which she co-starred with John Hillerman and (former Mary Tyler Moore co-star) Georgia Engel.^ Just like she did for the Mary Tyler Moore show.
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^ When The Mary Tyler Moore Show ended its run in 1977, MTM and CBS put White into a new series of her own.
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^ At 87, 'Proposal' co-star Betty White is busier than ever .
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It was canceled after one season. .White began guest starring in a number of television movies and television miniseries, including With This Ring, The Place to Be, Before and After and The Gossip Columnist.^ Long before other theaters began hiring TV stars, John had people like Burt Reynolds, Paul Lynde, McLean Stevenson, John Davidson, Betty White and many others who were familiar to audiences.
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^ After its brief run, White guest-starred in the miniseries “The Place to Be” (1979) and such telefilms as “With this Ring,” (1978) “Before and After” (1979) and “The Gossip Columnist,” (1980), before breaking ground as TV’s first female game show host on NBC’s “Just Men.” Drawing on the lascivious persona perfected as Sue Ann Nivens, White earned the first and only Daytime Emmy for Best Game Show Host awarded to a female emcee.
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^ After its brief run, White guest-starred in the miniseries The Place to Be (1979) and such telefilms as With this Ring, (1978) Before and After (1979) and The Gossip Columnist, (1980), before breaking ground as TVs first female game show host on NBCs Just Men.
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[3]

1980s – 2010s

White at the 1988 Emmy Awards
.From 1983 through 1985, she had a recurring role playing Ellen Harper Jackson on the series Mama's Family for three years,[3] along with future Golden Girls co-star Rue McClanahan.^ For three years, she had a recurring role as social climber Ellen Harper Jackson on "Mama's Family."

^ Golden Girls ran for seven years.
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^ That role she played on "Golden Girls"?
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.When Mama's Family was picked up in syndication after being canceled by NBC in 1985, White left the show (with the exception of one final appearance in the show's syndicated version in 1986).^ In 1985, White was offered the role of Blanche Devereaux, the over-sexed middle-aged widow on an NBC pilot called "The Golden Girls".
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^ Beginning in 1983, White made occasional appearances on "Mama's Family" (NBC), reprising the character of Ellen, the nouveau-riche older sister she had created on several guest spots on "The Carol Burnett Show" in the 70s.
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^ Who could forget her man crazy character, Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show or Ellen on Mama's Family?
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In 1985, she scored a memorable role as the St. Olaf, Minnesota-native Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.[3] .The series chronicled the lives of four widowed or divorced women in their "golden years" who shared a home in Miami.^ The premise of the show was four older women living together in Miami .
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^ The Golden Girls, quite possibly (by far) the wittiest US TV show of the ’80s, featured four female retirees sharing a spacious house in Miami.
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^ Along with Pontiac, the actress who captured the hearts of TV buffs on The Golden Girls shares her home with a Shih Tzu who answers to "Panda" and a Himalayan called Bob Cat.
  • Betty White and the Morris Animal Foundation - Celebrity Canines | Dog Time - Dog Blog Network 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC blogs.dogtime.com [Source type: General]

.The Golden Girls, which also starred Beatrice Arthur, Estelle Getty, and Rue McClanahan, was immensely successful and ran from 1985 through 1992. White won one Emmy Award, for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, for the first season of The Golden Girls[3] and was nominated every year of the show's run.^ She has been nominated for 18 Emmys and won six.
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^ White, along with co-stars Beatrice Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan, proved that great comedy transcended age, as did the series stellar ratings and countless honors including, for White, a first-year lead actress Emmy, six subsequent nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.
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^ She is a 'Golden Girl' in every sense of the word," Villaraigosa said, referring to White's former TV series, which ran from 1985 to 1992.
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.When Beatrice Arthur left in 1992, White, McClanahan, and Getty reprised their roles Rose, Blanche, and Sophia in the spin-off The Golden Palace.^ In 1985, White was offered the role of Blanche Devereaux, the over-sexed middle-aged widow on an NBC pilot called "The Golden Girls".
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^ White, along with co-stars Beatrice Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan, proved that great comedy transcended age, as did the series stellar ratings and countless honors including, for White, a first-year lead actress Emmy, six subsequent nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.
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^ The 87 year old is best known for her role as lovable Rose Nylund in 1980s sitcom Golden Girls.
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[3] .The series was short-lived, lasting only one season.^ The effort lasted one season, and White was back on game shows and hosting the annual Tournament of Roses parade on NBC, which she had done since 1970.
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^ The series made White one of only a few women with creative control before and behind the camera in television’s early years.
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^ (Her love of animals was also incorporated into many a Golden Girls script; she also hosted a short-lived series entitled The Pet Set.
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.In addition, White reprised her Rose Nylund character in guest appearances on the NBC shows Empty Nest and Nurses, both of which were set in Miami.^ Beginning in 1983, White made occasional appearances on "Mama's Family" (NBC), reprising the character of Ellen, the nouveau-riche older sister she had created on several guest spots on "The Carol Burnett Show" in the 70s.
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^ In addition, Harold Gould (Rhoda), who appears in Rose the Prude, would return as a (different) recurring character five years later.
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^ In 1985, at 63, White began what became the most lauded role of her career, the sweetly nave Minnesotan Rose Nylund on NBCs Saturday night hit The Golden Girls.
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[3]
.White was originally offered the role of Blanche in The Golden Girls, and Rue McClanahan was offered the role of Rose (the two characters being similar to roles they had played in Mary Tyler Moore and Maude respectively).^ She was obviously doing Rose from Golden Girls.
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^ And Rue was Rose: They sent her the Rose script, and they sent me the Blanche script.
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^ Her role on Golden Girls, as Rose Nylund, was my absolute favorite.
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.Jay Sandrich, who was director of the pilot, suggested since they had played similar roles in the past, they should switch roles, Rue McClanahan later said in a documentary on the series.^ AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rue McClanahan, who played sexy Southern belle Blanche Devereaux on "The Golden Girls," was recovering Thursday from heart bypass surgery at a New York City hospital.
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^ Was portraying the conniving, gold-digging Ellen Harper, the niece of Rue McClanahan , who played the prudish Aunt Fran, On "Mama's Family" (1983) at the same time as they were working together on "The Golden Girls" (1985) in almost opposite roles.
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^ View Photo » Reuters Pictures 8 months ago Actresses (L-R) Rue McClanahan , Betty White , Estelle Getty , and Bea Arthur who starred in the TV series " The Golden Girls " are seen in this undated photograph.
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.White was originally scared to play the role of Rose, feeling that she would not be able to play the role until the show's creator took her aside and told her not to play Rose as stupid but to play her as someone "terminally naive, a person who always believed the first explanation of something."^ White, of course, is well known for her roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show , Rose Nylund on the Golden Girls , and recently as Catherine Piper on Boston Legal .
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^ In addition, Harold Gould (Rhoda), who appears in Rose the Prude, would return as a (different) recurring character five years later.
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^ Bullock, who is nominated this year for Screen Actors Guild award for a her leading role in The Blind Side, will present the SAG Life Achievement Award to Betty White, 87, at the SAG awards show.
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As of March 2010, White is, alongside McClanahan, one of the last two surviving cast members following the deaths of Estelle Getty in July 2008 and Bea Arthur in April 2009.
.After The Golden Palace was canceled, White guest-starred on a number of television programs including Ally McBeal, The Ellen Show, My Wife and Kids, That 70s Show, Everwood, Joey, and Malcolm in the Middle.^ My Wife and Kids: Season 4 (2003) .
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^ One of the highlights of this program was a husband and wife sketch titled "Life With Elizabeth," which when committed to film and syndicated nationally in 1953 became White's first starring TV sitcom.
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^ In 1999, White had guest-starred for Kelley on “Ally McBeal,” earning an American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a Television Series, and starred in his horror-film send-up “Lake Placid.” Her 2009 guest performance as the Crazy Witch Lady on “My Name is Earl” earned White her eighteenth Emmy nomination.
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.She received Emmy Award nominations for her appearances on Suddenly Susan, Yes, Dear and The Practice.^ Her career has spanned over 65 years and twelve emmy awards and twice the number of nominations and she is still going strong.
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^ Let's start the buzz now -- one Betty white to be nominated for an Emmy for guest appearance on.
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^ Spinning off characters from a "Hollywood on Television" sketch, they created the comedy "Life With Elizabeth," for which she received the first of her six Emmys and 18 nominations.

.She won an Emmy in 1996 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, appearing as herself on a memorable episode of The John Larroquette Show.^ By the '90s, she had become a go-to guest star on television series, and racked up another Emmy for an appearance on "The John Larroquette Show."
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^ By the end of its run in 1992, it had garnered numerous awards, including two Emmys for best comedy series.
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^ She won her fourth Emmy for her guest starring self-caricature on “The John Larroquette Show” (1996) and earned more Emmy nominations for guest roles on “Suddenly Susan” (1997) and “Yes, Dear” (2003).
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.In that episode, titled "Here We Go Again", a spoof on Sunset Boulevard, a diva-like White convinces Larroquette to help write her memoirs.^ Right here and right now Betty White sits in our gallery waiting for you to see Betty White naked - just like her momma made her.

^ HANNA: This animal over here, I am going to let Tippi see how she likes this one.
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^ Larroquette (USA: promotional abbreviation)     - Here We Go Again (1996) TV episode ....
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.In one bit, Golden Girls co-stars McClanahan and Getty appear as themselves.^ Recommend 'Golden Girls' star Rue McClanahan has bypass surgery .
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^ All the Golden Girls deserved one .
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^ Add All The Golden Girls: Season 3 Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star Rate not interested When one of the ladies considers moving out, Dorothy (Beatrice Arthur), Sophia (Estelle Getty), Rose (Betty White) and Blanche (Rue McClanahan) take a...
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.Larroquette is forced to dress in drag as Beatrice Arthur, when all four appear in public as the "original" cast members.^ Burt Reynolds was originally cast as Dorothy, but because the producers felt he wasn't masculine enough for the role, it went to Bea Arthur instead.
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^ Dorothy was played by Bea Arthur for all 447 seasons in which her character appeared .
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^ Dorothy (Beatrice Arthur), Sophia (Estelle Getty), Rose (Betty White) and Blanche (Rue McClanahan) are four mismatched housemates living together in Miami.
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.White comically envisions her Rose as the central character with the other cast members as mere supporting players.^ Speaking of those old broads and comic gold, did you catch Betty White and Cloris Leachman as participants in different Comedy Central roasts?
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^ On "The Golden Girls," White originally was cast in 1985 to play sexpot Blanche with Rue McClanahan set to play ditsy Rose.
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^ It also discusses how the 1950s and 1960s inspired the creation of a whole new cast of comic characters for a baby boom generation.
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.The actress has lent her voice to several animated shows including The Simpsons, King of the Hill, The Wild Thornberrys, Family Guy and Father of the Pride.^ She's starred in successful sitcoms, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls , guest-starred in hits like Boston Legal and lent her voice to several animated shows, including Family Guy .
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^ I got so excited several weeks ago on "Animal Adventures," when we were filming our show over there in Costa Rica, when we saw these and filmed these in the wild.
  • CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Bo Derek, Tippi Hedren and Betty White Talk About Their Pets - July 7, 2000 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.cnnstudentnews.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ They have the best deals on all Broadway shows, from Jersey Boys tickets for the jukebox musical to family friendly shows with Lion King tickets and Addams Family tickets .
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[3] .In 1999, she had a supporting role in the comedic horror film Lake Placid, as a seemingly sweet widow with a shockingly foul mouth later revealed to have raised the giant crocodile (which accidentally ate her husband).^ Lake Placid (1999) .
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^ Lillian Jordan Lake Placid (1999) ....

^ "Lake Placid" I think, about a giant aligator...
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.In December 2006, White joined the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful in the role of Ann Douglas, the long-lost mother of the show's matriarch Stephanie Forrester, who is played by Susan Flannery.^ Joined the CBS soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" as Ann Douglas, the mother of arch Stephanie Forrester (played by Susan Flannery) .
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^ Ann Douglas - Bold and the Beautiful 2005-2008: Catherine Piper- Boston Legal 2003: Herself in Hollywood Squares 1985-1992: Rose Nylund - The Golden Girls 1973-77: Sue Ann Nivens - Mary Tyler Moore Show .
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^ Created by Emmy-winning producer Susan Harris (Soap), The Golden Girls re-ignited the careers of 1970s TV veterans Arthur (All in the Family, Maude) and White (The Mary Tyler Moore Show).
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.In February 2007, White returned as Ann, who had an intent to move to Los Angeles to be near her daughters.^ Biography by Hal Erickson Actress Betty White got her start in local Los Angeles television as the "telephone girl" for video emcee Al Jarvis.
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^ Elton and Betty White had a Los Angeles public access show in the late 1990s.
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^ SATURDAY, April 7, 2007 7:30 PM ALL AGES! 7 bucks...DrDan solo!- Los Angeles, CA Genghis Cohen , 740 N. Fairfax Ave.
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[8] .The characters of Ann and Pamela Douglas (Alley Mills) disappeared after their March 27, 2007, appearance and were not mentioned again until October 19, 2007, when Ann appeared briefly.^ March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007     Recent Entries .
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^ October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 .
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.White would go on to appear in three more episodes following that, one on December 10, 2007; August 28, 2008; and October 28, 2008. She returned to the show on November 18, 2009 and in the November 19, 2009 episode her character revealed that she was dying of advanced pancreatic cancer.^ BeachBaby on October 10, 2008 at 4:19 PM .
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^ October 10, 2008 at 4:29 PM .
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^ Spanglemaker on October 10, 2008 at 4:18 PM .
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To date she has made 22 appearances as Ann Douglas. .In the November 23, 2009 episode Ann passes away due to complications from her illness with both of her daughters next to her on the beach at Paradise Cove.^ Monday, November 23, 2009 .

^ In a soap first, White’s November 20 and 23 episodes will have a cast that’s all female, including paramedics and hospital staff.
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^ Reply The Guy Who Just Replied says: November 8, 2009 at 10:11 am Ok coolio but next time just say “I need to watch it instead of waiting” cheers .
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.In the broadcast of the 2007 TV Land Awards, White starred in a parody of Ugly Betty, aptly titled Ugly Betty White, in which she played America Ferrera's title character, with Charo playing Betty's sister Hilda and Erik Estrada playing her father Ignacio.^ TV Land Awards 2008 .
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^ Now that title has passed on to Betty White .
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^ SAG Awards honor Betty White .
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[9] Because of her performance as Ugly Betty White, the producers of Ugly Betty signed White to play herself as the victim of Wilhelmina Slater's temper as they both vie for a cab in the episode "Bananas for Betty", which aired December 6, 2007.
White at the premiere for The Proposal in June 2009.
White had a recurring role in ABC's Boston Legal from 2005 to 2008 as the calculating, blackmailing gossip-monger Catherine Piper, a role she originally portrayed as a guest star on The Practice in 2004.[3]
.White appeared as a roaster on the Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner in 2006. On May 19, 2008, White appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, taking part in the host's Mary Tyler Moore Show reunion special alongside every single surviving cast member of the series.^ I still remember her on the Mary Tyler Moore show..
  • Daily Kos: DIGG IT: Betty White PWNS Palin and McCain: Funniest Vid Ever!!! 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She was part of The Mary Tyler Moore Show's final episode in 1977.
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^ Just like she did for the Mary Tyler Moore show.
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.She was honored at the Sixth Annual TV Land Awards with the Pop Culture Award on June 8, 2008. She accepted it along with co-stars Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan.^ "Golden Girls" honored by TV Land .
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^ TV Land Awards 2008 .
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^ View Photo » Reuters Pictures 8 months ago Actresses (L-R) Rue McClanahan , Betty White , Estelle Getty , and Bea Arthur who starred in the TV series " The Golden Girls " are seen in this undated photograph.
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.White returned to Password in its latest incarnation, Million Dollar Password with host Regis Philbin, on June 12, 2008 (episode #3), participating in the Million Dollar challenge at the end of the show.^ Posted May 12, 2008 3:00:00 AM See All: betty white million dollar password regis philbin tv .
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^ Betty White graces "Million Dollar Password" .
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^ She also appears on the new game show, Million Dollar Password .
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Betty White . June 2, 2008 | PBS 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: General]

.Her quick correct responses helped the contestant win $100,000. Betty returned to the show again on December 28, 2008 (episode #9), helping the contestants win $25,000 each.^ WireImage The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show got together yesterday to help Betty White celebrate 60 years in show business and what an amazing 60 years it has been fro Miss Betty White.
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^ The New $100,000 Pyramid (USA: new syndication title) - Episode dated 4 April 1988 (1988) TV Episode ....

^ Reply Petrocelli October 10th, 2008 at 7:47 am 50 In response to Twain @ 47 It was the most amazing show for the issues it tackled … .
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.White has made a number of appearances in skits on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, playing the part of an Exxon representative, a Girl Scout, an accountant with a briefcase full of cocaine, a nurse who just got her medical license from El Salvador, a newspaper delivery girl, and a prison guard.^ Craig Ferguson 3/6/9C Late Late Show sketch Bet...
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^ Her skits on Craig Ferguson are awesome!!
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^ For the next 15 years she made guest appearances on various variety and quiz show efforts, and toured the straw-hat theatrical circuit in such plays as Critics Choice and Who Was That Lady, often appearing opposite her husband, TV personality Allen Ludden.
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She also appeared as herself with a shoe box full of receipts, explaining that she was doing her taxes. .She also appeared as herself to promote Together: A Story of Shared Vision by her and Tom Sullivan.^ About Together: A Novel of Shared Vision Actors & Others for Animals Ms. White's bio E-mail a friend .
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^ More recently, she's been recurring on the hit ABC series "Boston Legal," but she's also co-author of a new book with Tom Sullivan called "Together: A Novel of Shared Vision."
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^ This new book, "Together: A Novel of Shared Vision."
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On July 18, 2008, she also appeared on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno in a skit entitled "Can You Make Betty White Flinch".
.White recently guest starred as the "Witch lady" on an episode of My Name is Earl, and starred on Chelsea Handler's late night show Chelsea Lately.^ It's a late night talk show.
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^ Earned an Emmy nomination for her guest starring role on NBC's "My Name is Earl" as the Crazy Witch Lady .
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^ She was a regular on the late-night circuit, appearing as a frequent guest and guest-host for Jack Paar, Merv Griffin and Johnny Carson.
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.Some of her other most recent television credits in the 2000s include Stealing Christmas, Annie's Point and The Retrievers.^ QUESTION: You’ve done some of the most iconic television shows in history, and Mary Tyler Moore, obviously, was hugely influential.
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^ QUESTION: You've done some of the most iconic television shows in history, and Mary Tyler Moore, obviously, was hugely influential.
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^ Question : You’ve done some of the most iconic television shows in history, and Mary Tyler Moore, obviously, was hugely influential.
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[3] .Her film credits in the late 1990s and early 2000s included Hard Rain, Dennis the Menace Strikes Again and Bringing Down the House, in which she co-starred with Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.^ Bringing Down the House (2003) .
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^ On the big screen, her credits include "Hard Rain," "Dennis the Menace Strikes Again" and 2003's "Bringing Down the House," opposite Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.

^ Woman in Window during Batclimb sequence Bringing Down the House (2003) ....

[3]
.White appeared in the 2009 motion picture, The Proposal with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds.^ White, by the way, is currently on the big screen in The Proposal, with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds.
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  • Ohio.com - Betty White still acting 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.ohio.com [Source type: General]

^ Ryan Reynolds puts a hand on Sandra Bullock and Betty White’s shoulders.
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^ Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, The Proposal Interview: When high-powered book ed...
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[3] .White provided the English-language voice of Kayo in the anime film Ponyo,[3] which was released in Japan in 2008 and in the United States and Canada on August 14, 2009. She has signed on to co-star with Kristen Bell in the upcoming film, You Again.^ She was just in “Love ’N Dancing,” has signed to co-star with Kristen Bell and Jamie Lee Curtis in “You Again,” and lent a voice to the animated “Ponyo,” due out in August.
  • Betty White still a scene-stealer at 87 : Entertainment : The Buffalo News 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.buffalonews.com [Source type: General]

^ February 2009 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 PastDeadline RSS © 2009 The Nielsen Company.
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^ She most recently appeared on the big screen in "The Proposal" as Sandra Bullock's grandmother; she is part of the voice cast of Hayao Miyazaki's animated "Ponyo"; and is currently filming Disney's "You Again," starring Kristen Bell.

[3]
White appeared alongside Abe Vigoda in an advertisement for Snickers during the 2010 Super Bowl XLIV. The ad won the top spot on the USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter.
.A grassroots campaign on Facebook called "Betty White to host SNL (please)" began in January 2010. The group was approching 500,000 members when it was confirmed on March 11, 2010 that White would host Saturday Night Live on the May 8, 2010 episode.^ Saturday, January 16, 2010 .

^ Match Game - Betty White hosts .
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^ To call Betty White a legend is an understatement.
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[10]
.In June 2010, Betty will appear as Elka the house caretaker on TV Land’s original sitcom Hot in Cleveland.^ Posted June 02, 2008 1:44:00 AM See All: betty white golden girls tv TV Land Awards ugly betty vanessa williams .
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^ Today in " Betty White is the Tits" news, Betty White is starring in a yet-to-be-picked-up (but surely will be) pilot for TV land in which she'll be playing the "Sophia character."
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^ TV Land taps sitcom vets for pilot .
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[11]

Charity

.White is a pet enthusiast and animal health advocate who works with a number of animal organizations, including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, the Morris Animal Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals.^ White: Animal health and welfare.
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^ I worked with the Los Angeles Zoo for 38 years, and I've been with the Morris Animal Foundation, it's a health organization, for 40 years.
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^ Filmography Biography Worked With Photos Born: January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, IL Occupation: Actor Biography: Actress Betty White got her start in local Los Angeles television as the "telephone girl" for video emcee Al Jarvis.
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.Her interest in animal rights and welfare began in the early 1970s, while she was both producing and hosting the syndicated series, The Pet Set, which spotlighted celebrities and their pets.^ Originally, Elizabeth aired only in the Los Angeles area, but by 1953 Guild Films began to syndicate the series nationally and the program was in production until 1955.
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^ Her most favorite experience, however, was a show she created, wrote, produced, and hosted in 1970 and 71, syndicated around the country, called The Pet Set .

^ We'll be right back with a lot more interesting animals on LARRY KING LIVE. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) .
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[3]
.As of 2009, White is the president emerita of the Morris Animal Foundation, where she has served as a trustee of the organization since 1971.[3] She has been a member of the board of directors of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association since 1974.[3] Additionally, White also served the zoo association as a Zoo Commissioner for eight years.^ A member of the board of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association since 1974, she served as a Zoo Commissioner for eight years.

^ I worked with the Los Angeles Zoo for 38 years, and I've been with the Morris Animal Foundation, it's a health organization, for 40 years.
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^ Ive been on the board of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association for 30 years.

[3]
.According to the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Garden's "ZooScape" Member Newsletter, Betty White hosted "History on Film" from 2000-2002. White donated nearly $100,000 to the Zoo in the month of April 2008 alone.^ Match Game - Betty White hosts .
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^ Betty was doing her part for the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn.
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^ He conducted a private fitness-for-duty consultation practice and an outpatient addiction treatment center called REPAIR (Rehabilitation Program for Alcoholics Interested in Recovery) in Los Angeles from 1980 through 2002 when he became a Consultant to the Betty Ford Center.

Personal life

In 1945, White married Dick Barker, a U.S. Air Force pilot. The marriage was short lived. .In 1947, she married Lane Allen, a Hollywood agent.^ Dick Barker 1945 Lane Allen 1947 - 49 Phil Cochran 1958 - 62 Allen Ludden 1963 - 81 Libra Profile Married Relationship "Encounter" On-Screen Couples .
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.This marriage also ended in divorce two years later.^ There I spent two years the first time and later was to spend two more years as a result of that.
  • Charles White Oral History Interview Conducted by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1965 - Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.aaa.si.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ After marriage, they lived in the house Jim grew up in, on fourth street for all but two years of their married life.

.On June 14, 1963, White married television host and personality Allen Ludden, whom she had met on Password.^ Betty lit up when she chatted with veteran game show producer Bob Stewart, creator of "Password," "The Price is Right'" and "$10,000 Pyramid" about the first time she met her future husband, "Password" host Allen Ludden.
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^ The widow of TV game-show host Allen Ludden, she has been inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and is known for her tireless efforts on behalf of animals.

^ A true workaholic she was married three times, the last being to Password host Allen Ludden the love her life, who she met on the show.
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[3] He proposed to White at least twice before she accepted. .The couple appeared together in an episode of The Odd Couple featuring Felix's and Oscar's appearance on Password.^ Guest panelist "The Odd Couple" - Password (1972) TV Episode ....

Ludden also appeared as a guest panelist on Match Game, with White sitting in the audience (she was prompted to rip apart one of Ludden's wrong answers on camera during an episode of Match Game '74); the two appeared together on the panel in 1975.
.Ludden died from stomach cancer on June 9, 1981, in Los Angeles.^ WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2006 - Los Angeles, CA *FREE ACOUSTIC SHOW* THE DERBY V.I.P. Lounge - 4500 Los Feliz Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027 FREE!!
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^ SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2006 - Los Angeles, CA THE MINT 6010 West Pico (Pico & Crescent Heights).
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[12] They had no children together. White has not remarried since Ludden's death.

Awards, honors and nominations

White at the 1992 Emmy Awards
.White has won six Emmy Awards, three American Comedy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990), and two Viewers For Quality Television Awards.^ She has been nominated for 18 Emmys and won six.
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  • Betty White to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.backstage.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Speaking of awards, you’ve won six Emmys.
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^ A member of the Television Hall of Fame and six-time Emmy Award winner for her roles which have included The Happy Homemaker on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls , this busy actress has been a part of television since 1949.

.She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard alongside the star of late husband Allen Ludden.^ She did a lot of Password with her late husband Allen Ludden.
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^ Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1988.
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^ The star is next to her late husband, Allen Ludden,`s star.
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.White was the recipient of the Pacific Pioneers in Broadcasting Golden Ike Award and the Genii Award from the American Women in Radio and Television in 1976.[3] The American Comedy Awards awarded her the award for Funniest Female in 1987 as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990.[3] She was formally inducted into the Television Academy's Hall of Fame in 1995. In 2009, White received the Career Achievement Award from the Television Critics Association.^ White's career began in radio.
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  • Betty White to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.backstage.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Betty White wins 1987 Comedy Award for Golden Girls .
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^ A member of the Television Hall of Fame and six-time Emmy Award winner for her roles which have included The Happy Homemaker on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls , this busy actress has been a part of television since 1949.

[3]
.The American Veterinary Medical Association awarded White with its Humane Award in 1987 for her charitable work with animals.^ IRE MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION BETTY WHITE MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION BETTY WHITEBetty White, Emmy-award winner and TV legend has been a tremendous supporter of Morris Animal Foundation for over 40 years.
  • Betty White and the Morris Animal Foundation - Celebrity Canines | Dog Time - Dog Blog Network 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC blogs.dogtime.com [Source type: General]

^ Betty White wins 1987 Comedy Award for Golden Girls .
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^ SAG president Alan Rosenberg praised White's career, sense of humor and charitable work, particularly in the area of animal rights.
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  • Betty White to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.backstage.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[3] .The City of Los Angeles further honored her for her philanthropic work with animals in 2006 with a bronze plaque near the Gorilla Exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo.^ Is an avid animal welfare activist and works with a number of organizations; including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, the Morris Animal Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals.
  • Betty White - Dating, Gossip, News, Betty White Photos 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]

^ Actors & Others for Animals Betty is a board member of this Los Angeles-based organization, which is currently headed by fellow funny woman JoAnne Worley.
  • Celebrity Dog Lover Hall of Fame: Betty White - Celebrity Canines | Dog Time - Dog Blog Network 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC blogs.dogtime.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the section of The Pet Press that is most used and referred to by vet clinics, rescue groups, and animal lovers all over Los Angeles.

[3] .The City of Los Angeles named her "Ambassador to the Animals" at the dedication ceremony.^ Is an avid animal welfare activist and works with a number of organizations; including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, the Morris Animal Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals.
  • Betty White - Dating, Gossip, News, Betty White Photos 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]

^ Actors & Others for Animals Betty is a board member of this Los Angeles-based organization, which is currently headed by fellow funny woman JoAnne Worley.
  • Celebrity Dog Lover Hall of Fame: Betty White - Celebrity Canines | Dog Time - Dog Blog Network 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC blogs.dogtime.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the section of The Pet Press that is most used and referred to by vet clinics, rescue groups, and animal lovers all over Los Angeles.

[3]
.In September 2009, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) announced plans to honor White with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award at the 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards.^ SAG Awards honor Betty White .
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^ The Screen Actors Guild will fete Betty White with its life achievement award in January.
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^ Screen Actors Guild (SAG) announced [that] beloved comedienne, pioneering television producer, host, author and animal advocate Betty White, will receive the Guild’s most prestigious accolade—the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.
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.Sandra Bullock presented White with the award on January 23, 2010, at the ceremony, which took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.^ White, by the way, is currently on the big screen in The Proposal, with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds.
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^ View Photo » Reuters Pictures 4 months ago Actress Betty White arrives at the 59th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 12, 2009.
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^ When Moviline told her she sort of made the movie, White said, "Oh, right — with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds."
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[3] She is a Kentucky Colonel. [13]
SAG Awards
Emmy Awards
Emmy Award Nominations
  • 1951 - Best Actress
  • 1977 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • 1984 - Outstanding Game Show Host - Just Men!
  • 1987 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1988 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1989 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1990 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1992 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - The Golden Girls
  • 1997 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Suddenly Susan
  • 2003 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Yes, Dear
  • 2004 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - The Practice
  • 2009 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - My Name Is Earl

Filmography

Television

Film

References

  1. ^ White explains that her legal name is Betty White Ludden at 0:0:47-50 of her Archive of American Television interview for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QqbgF1DtEw
  2. ^ "According to an oral history interview White conducted in 1994 for the Archive of American Television, she broke into the business three months after graduating from Beverly Hills High School in 1939 as part of an experimental television show." at http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/02/09/betty.white.super.bowl/index.html?hpt=C2
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap Kilday, Gregg (2009-09-15). "Betty White to receive SAG lifetime award". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3ibe685b1031a7a6fc6bfde05d992abd7d#. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  4. ^ "Betty White Biography (1922-)". Filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/30/Betty-White.html. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  5. ^ a b "The Paley Center for Media: Betty White". Shemadeit.org. http://www.shemadeit.org/meet/biography.aspx?m=117. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  6. ^ http://www.sagawards.org/betty-white-release
  7. ^ a b http://www.museum.tv/archives/etv/W/htmlW/whitebetty/whitebetty.htm
  8. ^ "Returning". Soap Opera Weekly. 2007-02-13. p. 5. 
  9. ^ "Guadalajara Girl: Yes, it's Ugly Betty White." TowleRoad.com. 2007-04-07
  10. ^ "Betty White to Host Saturday Night Live May 8". People. 2010-03-11. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20350436,00.html. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  11. ^ "Betty White gets regular gig on sitcom". Variety. 2010-03-16. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118016539.html?categoryid=14&cs=1. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  12. ^ "Allen Ludden, TV Host, Is Dead; On 'College Bowl' and 'Password'". The New York Times: p. B6. June 10, 1981. 
  13. ^ Kentucky Colonels, Honorable Order of. "Colonels website". Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. http://kycolonels.org/index.cgi?id=54. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  14. ^ http://www.shemadeit.org/meet/biography.aspx?m=117

Further reading

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  • Tucker, David C. The Women Who Made Television Funny: Ten Stars of 1950s Sitcoms.^ Funny Women of Television: A Museum of Television & Radio Tribute .
    • Betty White Filmography - InBaseline 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.inbaseline.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Herself Funny Women of Television (1991) (TV) ....

    ^ Synopsis: This video features some highlights from the golden era of American television in the 1950s, with live clips and personal recollections of the stars.
    • Betty White Filmography 10 February 2010 12:12 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007.

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