Green Celebrity Profile!
Betty White –
Golden Girl is the right nickname for actress Betty White — and not just because she was on the television show with the same moniker.
Betty White, as a fit, funny, and active senior citizen is truly a national treasure.
When was Betty White born?
January 17, 1922 — a very good year.
Betty White moved to Los Angeles, California when she was only 2.
She’s been nominated for 4 Golden Globes to date.
She’s won the American Comedy Award twice (once for a guest appearance in Ally McBeal back in 2000 and before that in 1985 for starring as Rose from Minnesota in the Golden Globes sitcom.)
She won a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on game shows back in the 70s and 80s.
She won Emmys in 1996, 1986, 1976, and 1975.
The super funny woman won a Golden Apple Award in 1986, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild in 2010, and not one but three TV Land Awards for her role in pop culture and entertainment.
Betty White earned her star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood for her thousands of delightful television appearances that span over decades. It is located at 6743 Hollywood Blvd. in case you are a California tourist and sightseeing while you are there.
- According to IMDb, Betty White, “Attended the same high school as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman, Gina Gershon, Rhonda Fleming, Jackie Cooper, Rob Reiner, Antonio Sabato Jr., Pauly Shore, Michael Tolkin, Corbin Bernsen, Elizabeth Daily, Albert Brooks, and Crispin Glover.”
Regarding her status as a green celebrity, IMDb says:
[Betty White] is an avid Animal Rights activist and is a sponsor for Farm Animal Reform Movement and Friends of Animals.
[As] an avid animal welfare activist, [White] works with a number of organizations; including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, the Morris Animal Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals.
Betty White recently appeared on Saturday Night Live, the comedy program filmed in New York City. She played a variety of funny but dirty characters — one of which was as lead detective for a new spoof show “CSI: Sarasota” and as MacGruber’s grandmother.
In recent years, White has grown to be close friends with Sandra Bullock — another famous green celebrity. She is also staring with Wendy Malick — spokeswoman for the Humane Society — on a new show with Jenny Craig Weight loss ad celebrity endorsement personality Valerie Bertinelli.