Betty White is an American actress and comedian.
Regarded as a pioneer of television, she was one of the first women to have control both in front of and behind the camera, and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom.
She is known for her Emmy Award-winning roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls, and Elka Ostrovsky on Hot in Cleveland.
In a career that has spanned more than 75 years, she has received eight Emmy awards in various categories, three American Comedy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild awards, and a Grammy. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Betty White was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1995.