267: Betty White
The Longest Working Woman in Television at the Time of Her Death
Born: 17 January 1922, Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America
Died: 31 December 2021, California, United States of America
Betty was a comedian and actress whose career spanned over seventy years.
During World War II she served on the home front by driving trucks to deliver supplies and did performances for the troops before they shipped out.
Betty was a beloved icon of everyone on the internet and was popularly remembered for being older than sliced bread.
Betty was also the oldest person to ever host Saturday Night Live (hosting in 2010 at the age of eighty-eight). In 2014, she also became the oldest person to ever be nominated for an Emmy. As of 2019 she’s been nominated twenty-one times and won five of them.
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