Betty White is an American actress and comedian who is the Guinness record-holder for 'Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female)' for her eight-decade-long career. Her best roles, as Sue Ann Nivens on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' (1973–77) and Rose Nylund on 'The Golden Girls' (1985–92), have won her 'Emmy Awards', with the latter also earning 'Golden Globe' nominations.
Her first sitcom was 'Life with Elizabeth' (1953-55), which she wrote and produced with George Tibbles. Since achieving stardom, she has appeared on many TV series, of which the most recent are 'Boston Legal' (2005-08), 'The Bold and the Beautiful' (2006-09) and 'Hot in Cleveland' (2010-15). She has also appeared on numerous game shows, such as 'Password', 'Match Game', and 'The $25,000 Pyramid', and has received a 'Daytime Emmy' for hosting the game show 'Just Men!' (1983). In 2010, following an online campaign in her support, she hosted a 'Saturday Night Live' episode, which earned her the seventh overall 'Emmy' in her career.
The best movies in her filmography came out in the last two decades: 'Dennis the Menace Strikes Again' (1998), 'Lake Placid' (1999), 'Bringing Down the House' (2003), 'You Again' (2010) and 'The Lorax' (2012).
Margaret Tate, a successful executive editor-in-chief of a New York publisher, learns that she is about to be deported back to Canada for violating visa terms, and quickly hatches a plan to marry her timid and abused assistant Andrew Paxton. Now having an upper hand, Andrew agrees to her plan despite both being closely monitored for committing fraud.
A successful woman, Marni, realizes that her brother is going to marry the same girl who bullied her in high school. Therefore, she attempts to expose his fiancee's true colors, but things don’t go as planned.
Bringing Down the House is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around a lonely man who meets a woman on the internet. However, she happens to be in prison. She eventually escapes from the prison and comes to his house, and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life.
A gigantic man-eating crocodile is spreading terror in a popular but calm vacation spot. Three experts are therefore sent to stop the menace and end its terror once and for all.
Ben and Katie have been married for fifteen years. Although they have grown apart from each other, they keep up the facade of a happy marriage. However, one day, while the kids are away at camp, they think of separating and reassessing their relationship to see if they should stay together or split up.
Hard Rain is an action thriller film, which revolves around the story of an armored truck driver who tries to prevent three million dollars from being taken by a rival gang, during a catastrophic flooding caused by heavy rainfall and a severe storm.
Holy Man is a comedy drama film which revolves around an evangelist who is hired to boost the ratings of a home-shopping channel. He is able to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and soon takes America by the storm, as the sales go up for the first time after several months.
The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way.
Five-year-old Sōsuke rescues a goldfish princess trapped into a bottle and names her Ponyo. As they develop a bond, she is brought back under the ocean by her father, powerful wizard Fujimoto, who imprisons her after learning that she wants to become human. She frees herself and becomes human using Fujimoto's potent magic, upsetting the balance of the world.
In this feel good film, based on Dr. Seuss’s book, a twelve year old boy Ted has a tough task at hand. Audrey, his crush, desires to see a real living tree but Thneedville – the town they stay in – has nothing like nature. Even air is sold. Still Ted sets out to fulfil her wish and learns the story of Once-ler who once cut down all trees for profit and Lorax, the guardian of the trees.
Betty White Awards
|Saturday Night Live||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||2010|
|The John Larroquette Show||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||1996|
|The Golden Girls||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||1986|
|Mary Tyler Moore||Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1976|
|Mary Tyler Moore||Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1975|
|Winner||Favorite TV Icon||2015|
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album (includes poetry, audio books & storytelling)||2012|
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album||2012|