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Betty White is a comedic actress who has been in show business, from TV to film, since the 1950s, most notably on The Golden Girls.
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Though Betty White has always looked like the sugary sweet girl-next-door, her comedic talents often tap into her acid wit.
Betty White is best known for her roles on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls." She has appeared for decades on talk shows and game shows and spends her free time advocating for animals.
During an era that showcased actresses in young wives and mother roles, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" revolutionized the image of women on TV.
For Bea Arthur, it all changed when she was offered a job on the show All In The Family. The show began her career as a woman not afraid to talk about controversial issues such as abortion.
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