Betty White

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Betty White
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FødtBetty Marion White
17. januar 1922 (97 år)
Oak Park
Ektefelle Allen Ludden (19631981)
Utdannet ved Beverly Hills High School
Beskjeftigelse
11 oppføringer
Skuespiller, komiker, programleder, sanger, skribent, musiker, fjernsynsskuespiller, modell, filmskuespiller, stemmeskuespiller, teaterskuespiller
Parti Det demokratiske parti
Nasjonalitet USA
Utmerkelse
14 oppføringer
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host (1983), Grammy Award for beste tale (2012), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1975), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1976), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (1986), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (1996), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (2010), Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award (2010), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (2011), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (2012), California Hall of Fame (2010), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (2012), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1976), Disney Legends (2009)

Betty Marion White (født 17. januar 1922) er en amerikansk skuespillerinne, komiker, konferansier, sanger, forfatter, og TV-personlighet. Hun spilte Sue Ann Nivens i The Mary Tyler Moore Show og som Rose Nylund i fjernsynsitcom Pantertanter.[1] Hun spiller Elka Ostrovsky, i TV Land komedien Hot in Cleveland.[1]

Hun har vunnet sju Emmypriser i løpet av sin karriere. I 1983 ble hun den første kvinne som vant en Emmy-pris for sin fremragende ledelse av et show. White har også rekorden for lengste tid mellem Emmy-nomineringer—hennes første var i 1951 og siste i 2012, et spenn på 61 år—og den eldste nominerte i en alder av 91 år. Hun er også den eldste vinner av en Grammy-pris som hun fikk i 2012. Hun var konferansier for NBCs innslag Just Men!.[2]

I 2011 ledet White et nytt program, Betty White's Off Their Rockers. I programmet spøker eldre med den yngre generasjon.[1] Et spesialprogram, Betty White's 90th Birthday Party ble sendt på NBC dagen før hennes fødselsdag, 16. januar 2012. I dette showet opptrådte mange av stjernene som White har arbeidet sammen med i årenes løp.[1]

Tidlig liv[rediger | rediger kilde]

Hun ble født i Oak Park. Illinois. Hun er av engelsk, gresk og dansk avstamning.[1][1][1] Hun var eneste barn av Horace White og hans hjemmeværende kone..[3] Whites familie flyttet til Los Angeles, California i nødsårene på 1930-tallet[1][4] Hun gikk på Horace Mann School Beverly Hills og på Beverly Hills High School.

Personlige liv[rediger | rediger kilde]

White og Ludden i 1968.
White med President Obama i det Ovale kontor, juni 2012.

I 1945 giftet White seg med Dick Barker, en pilot i det amerikanske flyvåpen. Ekteskapet ble kortvarig. I 1947 giftet hun seg på nytt. Nå med Lane Allen en Hollywood agent. Ekteskapet endte med skilsmisse i 1949.

i juni 1963 giftet White seg med fjernsynskonferansier Allen Ludden. De møttes under showet Password i 1961 hvor hun var invitert som en celeber gjest.[1]

Allen Ludden døde av magekreft[5][6] den 9. juni 1981 i Los Angeles.[1] De hadde ingen barn sammen, men hun var stemor til hans til hans tre barn fra sitt første ekteskap. White giftet seg ikke på nytt etter Luddens død.

White er praktiserende medlem av Unity Church.[1] Hun er også registrert Demokrat.[1] og støttet President Barack Obama til valget i 2012 («likes how he represents us»).[1]

Opptredener[rediger | rediger kilde]

Film[rediger | rediger kilde]

Priser[rediger | rediger kilde]

White ved Emmy Awards utdeling i 1992

White ble innvalgt i Television Hall of Fame i 1995. Hun har en stjerne i Hollywood Walk of Fame sammen med sin avdøde mann, Allen Ludden.

I 2010 fikk hun Screen Actors Guild Award og ble beæret med en livstidspris. I 2010 ble hun tildelt Associated Press' pris: Årets underholder.

År Pris Kategori Arbeide Resultat
1951 Emmy Award Best Actress Life with Elizabeth
1952 Emmy Awards Best Actress Life with Elizabeth
1975 Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1976 Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1977 Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1983 Emmy Awards Outstanding Game Show Host Just Men!
1984 Emmy Awards Outstanding Game Show Host Just Men!
1986 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1986 Golden Apple Award Female Star of the Year
1986 Golden Globes Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Pantertanter
1987 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1987 Golden Globes Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Pantertanter
1987 American Comedy Awards Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication Pantertanter
1987 Viewers for Quality Television Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Pantertanter
1988 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1988 Golden Globes Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Pantertanter
1988 Viewers for Quality Television Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Pantertanter
1989 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1989 Golden Globes Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Pantertanter
1990 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1990 American Comedy Awards Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication Pantertanter
1990 American Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy
1991 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1992 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pantertanter
1995 Walk of Fame Star on the Walk of Fame
1996 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series The John Larroquette Show
1997 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Suddenly Susan
2000 American Comedy Awards Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series Ally McBeal
2003 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series The Practice
2003 TV Land Awards Quintessential Non-Traditional Family
2004 TV Land Awards Groundbreaking Show
2008 TV Land Awards Pop Culture Award
2009 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series My Name Is Earl
2009 Television Critics Association Career Achievement Award
2009 Disney Legends Disney Legends
2010 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award
2010 MTV Movie Awards Best WTF Moment The Proposal
2010 MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance The Proposal
2010 Teen Choice Award Best Dance (with Sandra Bullock) The Proposal
2010 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Saturday Night Live
2010 New Now Next Awards Cause You're Hot
2011 People's Choice Awards Favorite TV Guest Star Community
2011 People's Choice Awards Favorite Web Celeb
2011 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Hot in Cleveland
2011 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Hot in Cleveland
2011 Gracie Allen Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Series Hot in Cleveland
2011 The Comedy Awards Best Actress in a TV Comedy Hot in Cleveland
2011 Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Hot In Cleveland
2011 UCLA Jack Benny Award Comedian
2011 Grammy Awards Best Spoken Word Recording If You Ask Me (And You Won't)
2012 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by Female Actor in a Comedy Series Hot in Cleveland
2012 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie The Lost Valentine
2012 Emmy Awards Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Bibliografi[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • Betty White; Thomas Watson (1983). Betty White's Pet-Love: How Pets Take Care of Us (engelsk). Morrow. ISBN 9780688022075. 
  • Betty White (1987). Betty White In Person (engelsk). Doubleday. ISBN 9780385239165. 
  • Betty White; Tom Sullivan (1991). The Leading Lady: Dinah's Story (engelsk). New York: Bantam. ISBN 9780553073959. 
  • Betty White (1995). Here We Go Again: My Life In Television (engelsk). New York: Scribner. ISBN 9780684800424. 
  • Betty White (2011). If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't) (engelsk). New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. ISBN 9780399157530. 
  • Betty White (2011). Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo (engelsk). New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. ISBN 9781101558928. 

Referanser[rediger | rediger kilde]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m «Golden Girl Rue McClanahan dies at 76». BBC News. 3. juni 2010. Besøkt 4. juni 2010. 
  2. ^ "It's Evening in America".
  3. ^ O'Dell, C. (1997).
  4. ^ Stated on Saturday Night Live, May 8, 2010
  5. ^ Betty White, interviewed on Inside the Actors Studio.
  6. ^ Betty White: Avoiding The Plague of Women Who Lunch Arkivert 9. mars 2016 hos Wayback Machine.

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