Betty Marion White is an American actress, comedian, author, and advocate, who was best known for her roles as Sue Ann Nivens on the CBS sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show from 1973 to 1977, Rose Nylund (her most notable Disney contribution) on the ABC Studios sitcom The Golden Girls from 1985 to 1992 and starred as Elka Ostrovsky on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland from 2010 to 2015.
She also played Grandma Annie "Gammy" in the 2009 Touchstone Pictures film, The Proposal. In that same year, she was named a Disney Legend, along with her Golden Girls co-stars Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty. All of their plaques are presented together on the same post at the Team ― Disney Michael D. Eisner Building. She also voiced Yoshie in the English dub version of Studio Ghibli's Ponyo and played Grandma Bunny in the 2010 Touchstone Pictures film, You Again. She was mentioned in the Jessie episode Katch Kipling. More recently, she had a recurring role in Freeform's sitcom Young & Hungry as Ms. Bernice Wilson, Gabi and Sofia's neighbour. In addition, she appeared as herself in Holy Man, and played Mrs. Kline in Bringing Down the House. She even voiced Hestia in Hercules, and Round in Whispers: An Elephant's Tale.
She appeared in Toy Story 4 as the voice of Bitey White.
In 2012 NBC aired a special to her for her 90th birthday entitled Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl.
- White was at one point considered to voice Mrs. Potato Head in Toy Story 2, along with several other actresses. The role was eventually given to Estelle Harris.