Betty White’s career has set a world record. The “Hot In Cleveland” actress recently received the honor of being named record holder the “Longest TV Career” category, Huffington Post reported on Sept. 5.
According to the report, Betty has enjoyed a career on television that has spanned over seven decades.
Betty White made her debut in 1939, meaning her world record career has been going strong for 74 years now.
The 91-year-old actress has cemented her place in entertainment history by appearing on classic television shows such as “The Golden Girls,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “The Carol Burnette Show.” Currently, the spunky fan favorite stars on TV Land’s comedy series, “Hot In Cleveland.”
“I was astounded when [Guinness World Records] called to tell me. Who? Me!?! It’s such as honor. The book has always been fascinating to me. I can’t believe I’m now associated with it,” White said about appearing in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
As for her advice to the younger generation of actors she says they should “do their homework and take the time to appreciate their profession. It is a privilege to do what we do.”
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