11 Facts About Betty White

1. In February 2012, Betty White received her first Grammy Award for the audio recording of the book.

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2. In October 2011, Betty White was awarded an honorary degree and white doctors coat by Washington State University at the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association's centennial gala in Yakima, Washington.

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3. As of 2009, Betty White is the president emerita of the Morris Animal Foundation, where she has served as a trustee of the organization since 1971.

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4. In a 2011 interview, Betty White said that she always knew her close friend Liberace was gay and that she sometimes accompanied him to premieres.

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5. In June 2010, Betty White took on the role of Elka Ostrovsky the house caretaker on TV Land's original sitcom Hot in Cleveland along with Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick.

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6. In her opening monologue, Betty White thanked Facebook and joked that she "didn't know what Facebook was, and now that I do know what it is, I have to say, it sounds like a huge waste of time.

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7. In December 2006, Betty 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, played by Susan Flannery.

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8. In 1985, Betty White scored her second signature role and the biggest hit of her career as the St Olaf, Minnesota-native Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.

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9. In 1973, Betty White made several guest appearances in the fourth season of the CBS sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

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10. Through the 1950s and 1960s, Betty White began a nineteen-year run as hostess and commentator on the annual Tournament of Roses Parade broadcast on NBC, and appeared on a number of late night talk shows, including Jack Paar's Tonight Show, and other daytime game shows.

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11. Out of work, Betty White turned her attention to network game shows.

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