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Betty White's birthday: White turns 92 today

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Today, Betty White is best known for her roles on "Hot in Cleveland" and "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," but breakout roles for the white-haired actress actually came more than 40 years ago.

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One of White's first big roles was that of Sue Ann Nevins on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. In that role, White played Mary Richard's competitive frenemy. Later, White was cast as naive Rose Nylund on "The Golden Girls." The last episode of the show was aired in 1992.

White continued to work through the years, but in 2010 a Super Bowl commercial provided a spark to introduce White to younger generations. After that commercial White found herself to be in demand once again, and a whole new generation was introduced to her sharp wit and funny double-entendres.

Betty White was born on Jan. 17, 1922. Today, we celebrate her 92nd birthday with five fun facts about the actress. Read on for trivia to impress your friends.


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