December 9, 2022
American actress and comedian dies at 99

American actress and comedian dies at 99

Actress and comedian Betty White has died at the age of 99. The information was confirmed by the US police to TMZ and a member of the artist’s team to People magazine.

According to the publication, Betty was found dead in her apartment this morning. The cause of death was not disclosed. TMZ also reported that The actress turns 100 on January 17, 2022.

Deadline and People magazine released a statement from Jeff Whitgas, a member of the actress’ cast.

Even though Betty was about to turn 100 years old, I thought she would live forever […] I will miss her so much and also the world that I love so much. I don’t think Betty was ever afraid of death because she always wanted to be with her beloved husband, Elaine Lowden. I thought she would be with him again.
Jeff Whitgas

The comedian was interviewed by People weeks before her death. Commenting on her age, she joked, “I try to avoid anything green. I think it works.”

Professional life

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Chicago, in 1922. She is the only child of Tess, a housewife, and Horace White, an electrical engineer.

The actress is remembered in the United States for her longest career as a television artist. She has been in many shows since 1939, when she debuted.

The movie “The Golden Girls”, which aired on NBC between 1985 and 1992, was one of the main works of Betty’s career. She played Rose Nylund, one of the main characters. the series It became known in Brazil as “Supergatas” and was shown by TV Globo.

as series and programs”social communication“,” In the Cleveland Heat “,” Unlimited Justice “,”Everwood‘who-that’70s Show” and “Malha de Intrigas” are also among the notable projects in the artist’s career.

Your first role in comedy It came in 1973, when the actress played Sue Ann Nevins in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” Betty White has appeared in 115 productions throughout her career, TMZ reports.

According to the official website of amy International, one of the main awards on television, Betty White has been nominated 22 times in various categories and won 6 times.

also received a Grammy In 2012 for the book “If you ask me (and of course you won’t)”.