Betty Marion White (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress, comedian and former television host with a career spanning over sixty-five years. Her television roles include Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.
White has won six Emmy Awards and received 18 Emmy nominations over the course of her career, and was the first woman to ever receive an Emmy for game show hosting. She has also made regular appearances on the game shows Password and Match Game and played recurring roles on Mama's Family, Boston Legal and The Bold and the Beautiful. She is also recognized for her affiliation with animal charities such as "Actors and Others for Animals" and the Morris Animal Foundation.
Here is is, 2010 and the world is wired up on speed, instant information, hooking up, (rather than hanging up, when we used to have dial telephones and to end a call you of course, had to hang it up), insatiable thirst for more, more, the biggest, newest, coolest, smallest, sleekest, prettiest gadget, moving so fast i forgot what i did five minutes ago. and i'm guilty, even at 50, i love it all and find such a dazzling universe at my fingertips and i, too, can't get enough. my iphone … more