Betty White is an American singer, comedian, writer and seven-time Emmy Award-winning film and television actress with a lifetime in show business[1]. She portrays Bea Sigurdson on FOX comedy That '70s Show.


White has appeared in radio programs, movies, theater, commercials, and was also a talk show and game show host. While she is perhaps best known for her roles on sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Golden Girls, White more recently had guest spots on NBC/Yahoo series Community and might be known to younger audiences for her main role as Elka Ostrovsky on TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland[2]. She is also well known for appearing in a Superbowl advertisement.


  • 2010 Emmy for guest hosting SNL[3]
  • 1996 Emmy for guest actress on The John Laroquette Show[4]
  • 1986 Emmy for portraying Rose Nylund on Golden Girls[5]
  • 1976 Emmy for supporting role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show[6]
  • 1975 Emmy for supporting role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show[7]

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